About four years ago I heard a great interview on the radio. The most energetic and interesting guy was being interviewed about his newly published book concerning his memories as a Vatican City Swiss Guard. Everyone involved with the interview was enjoying themselves so much and the questions and answers were so interesting that I… Continue reading August Read: “The Pope and the CEO” by Andreas Widmer
*Catch the UPDATES at the bottom of this post* I love reading. The idea of not being able to put a good book down, finding a new series to dive into, swapping stories of great reads with complete strangers... I love it all. When I came up with the idea of blogging about doing something… Continue reading Book of the Month… Time Flies!
Getting greedy this month, I'm hoping to finish two books. I used to finish some books in two days, then I got a job, got married, and had kids. I like to tell myself I traded in one kind of crazy fun (hours of non-stop reading, woo-hoo!!) for another (grading papers, saying stuff like "don't… Continue reading July Read: “Hild” by Nicola Griffith and “Divine Vintage” by R Heskett and J Butler
"If you pay attention to the present, you can improve upon it. And, if you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better. Forget about the future, and live each day according to the teachings, confident that God loves His children. Paulo Coelho The Alchemist p.103 What a nice, uplifting, positive book!… Continue reading June Read: The Alchemist- Finished, and Loved It!
The Girl had to read Paulo Coelho's "The Alchemist" as a freshman English summer assignment. She racked up several more novels over her high school career and frankly, I probably have not read half of them myself even though I have been quite a reader over the years. The Boy received his summer assignments recently and… Continue reading June Read: The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho