I've never been one for New Year's Resolutions. Why? Well--they never seem to stick. I even went so far as to look up the definition of a "resolution" to see why I have such a problem with them. According to the dictionary, a resolution is "a firm decision to do or not to do something."… Continue reading 2017 Reading Challenge
This is a post I wrote about a year ago, but I think these six reading goal ideas stand the test of time. I'm excited about wrapping up my 50 books for 2016 and starting in on some really exciting things for 2017! If you want to read this post as it was published in 2016,… Continue reading How to Read More in 2017
The older I get, the more okay I am with the idea that I don't have to finish every book I start. If it's not something I'm going to enjoy, why spend the time reading it? I know this doesn't sound like something I would normally say, and there are a few exceptions to this--classic… Continue reading The DNF List
Poetry is kind of an intimidating thing. Often the poems we read are too abstract or convoluted to carry much meaning. And in our day-to-day, outside-of-the-classroom lives, we don't have a lot of time to sit around and annotate a poem to try and figure it out. So today I thought I'd share a few… Continue reading Poetry for Everyone!