Tag Archives: reading

The List – What You Consider Great Art

When I called out for great art, you responded in spades. 13 responses before I even went to bed that night! I’ve read/watched a few (marked with stars), but there are so many more here than I will be able … Continue reading

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You can’t read THAT

Since moving to Toronto, I have been joining many meet-up groups on Meetup.com. It helped me find a writing group in Austin so I thought it would be a great way to meet people outside of academia here in this … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned This Summer

I may be in the in-between spot before graduate school and just after undergraduate, but that doesn’t mean I have to stop thinking academically. It must be in my blood. Walking is truly the best exercise, meditation, and form of … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book Review: Bel Canto and Arcadia

I spent time this morning finishing one of the novels I’ve been working on for the past few weeks this summer. It’s one of the most rewarding things to do on a day off. One of my favorite memories from … Continue reading

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Beyond a Library Review: How I Formed the Habit of Library-hopping

It’s a fact: I love libraries too much. I suppose it’s not the worst addictive habit to have. I just thought that I wouldn’t want to be in another relatively quiet room, surrounded by books and the laughter of small … Continue reading

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Beyond a Book Review: Quiet by Susan Cain

Yes, the second book review in a row about introverts. It seems I can’t really leave the topic of introversion versus extroversion yet. In some ways, I suppose I have never really left it. At five years old, I remember … Continue reading

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Relaxing in Hermann Park

These past two weeks at the Houston Center for Literacy have been exhausting.  I have loved working at the Run for a Reason kickoff party and helping run our READ, White and Blue conference, but waking up early and coordinating … Continue reading

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I went, I saw, I read

Originally posted September 8, 2011. And in case anyone was wondering, even while I was seeing all the sites of Europe, I made time for a lot of reading.  Thanks to the Kindle I still had the lightest luggage, too!  Anyways, here’s … Continue reading

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My Personal Harry Potter History

Originally posted July 16, 2011. I know that the world is going Potter-crazy right now, but regardless I want to share my personal Harry Potter history.  It’s a big event because it has touched so many lives. My Harry Potter fandom … Continue reading

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