Books & Book Nooks

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ― Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! This year, I challenged myself to read more. My quest is to complete 12 books this year. That seems doable, right? It's only one book…Read more Books & Book Nooks

July 4th Adventure: We’re Gonna Need More Fuel

“Well this is not a boat accident! It wasn’t any propeller! It wasn’t any coral reef! And it wasn’t Jack the Ripper! It was a shark.” Hooper from Jaws July 4th is Independence Day in the States. Over my morning tea, I contemplated dumping all that tea into the Boston harbor. It made me a…Read more July 4th Adventure: We’re Gonna Need More Fuel

Escape to Camano Island

Jobs fill your pockets, but adventure fills your soul. My day job keeps me crazy busy this time of year. That makes it difficult for the British Hubby and I to get in any outdoor adventures. We were long over due for a Ulysses escape. The night before I started a new knit. 1500 yards of…Read more Escape to Camano Island

Books, Bold Betties and Mittens

"The thing I realize is, that it's not what you take, it's what you leave." All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven I try to claim back my commute time by listening to audio books to and from work. The day job really does interfere with my crafting and literary pursuits. My latest audio book…Read more Books, Bold Betties and Mittens