An overview of Edward Abbott Abbot’s Flatland.
Happy New Year! Here’s a list of almost 50 books that you can read online for free!
It’s almost the end of 2021, and I’ve just finished reading Herman Hesse’s Steppenwolf. I can’t tell you why exactly, … Continue Reading 2021 Reading Challenge – Week 49 – Steppenwolf
Thirty-four books! Well, thirty-four and a half and a half books. I started this week reading a collection of Gogol, … Continue Reading 2021 Reading Challenge – Week 36
Working global security, I have to stay aware of global events just enough to monitor the company’s sites worldwide. Everything … Continue Reading On Being Distracted – and 2021 Reading Challenge Weeks 32 & 33
Its official; I’m behind schedule! Today I finished reading the 29th book of 2021, and it’s already week 31. But … Continue Reading 2021 Reading Challenge – Week 31 – Spring Snow
Words words words sentimentalitiesmaybe a metaphor or a simile words words feelings and some internal rhyme a reference here or … Continue Reading blabbering
What has a greater impact on intent; logical realities or artistic idealisms? Both art and science speak to how things are, how things have been, and how things could be. They express realities as well as potentialities. The physical sciences, however, look to the outside world for these truths, whereas the arts look inwards. Both affect one another. The outer world changes us, and what we do with our inner truths affects the world.
Two books! I’ve read 2 books this week! The first was Kat Cohen’s poetry book, God I Feel Modern Tonight. … Continue Reading 2021 Reading Challenge – Week 27
With deterioration as their new normal, the last children of Tokyo don’t despair. They don’t wallow, or mope. They just take each day as it comes. Is a long life full of vigor worth the emotional toll of raising a generation of youth knowing that their life will be full of pain? What’s the toll of knowing that they will die before you, never having been as lively you now are at 120 years old?
For week 22, I read Evangeline: a Tale of Acadie by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. And by following this link here, you can read it for free, too!
“Always swim upstream, Nance! Do you know why? It’s the dead fishes that let themselves get carried downstream.”
Now that it’s April, we’re just over 25% of the way through 2021. If you’ve been keeping up with the blog, you might have noticed that I didn’t post a monthly recap for my progress on my 52 Books in 52 Weeks 2021 Reading Challenge. Well… here it is!
Wow, we’re already about 1/5 thru 2021! With lockdown still in effect, it’s really such a great year to be reading more. Even though I’ve slowed down with reading, I’m still 5 books ahead of schedule for my goal of reading 1 book a week for an entire year.
Reading Challenge – Week 11
It took me a while to finish these books, but I finally did it! Let me tell you, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a classic for a reason, and I’m already looking forward to reading it again! (I wonder if I can find a copy in French? 🤔