Tag Archives: reading

The danger of words

Words are power. You know that. We take advantage of words for our creativity or our instigation. We know better. That makes us powerful. Dangerous. There’s some drama going on with a group of friends regarding the use of a … Continue reading

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Reading Challenges: good or bad?

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.”~Thomas Jefferson, American president How sad it is that we as a society make even the joy of reading a massive social media event? There are gazumerous reading challenges out there. … Continue reading

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Choose your own words in haiku and adventure

“Only I can change my life; no one can do it for me.”~Carol Burnett, American actress Words and video games don’t mix. The video game Zork? is a simple game: type your actions. The puzzle in this text-only game is … Continue reading

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What motivates your? Goalsetting for #ROW80 Round 4

“The foot feels the foot when it feels the ground.”~Buddha, Indian leader When do you deserve to treat yourself? I use bribery to motivate myself. If I go through emails, then I can spend time on Instagram. If I write … Continue reading

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Should Pokémon Adventures be a part of book challenges? All that and a book review.

“Memory…is the diary that we all carry with us.”~Oscar Wilde, Irish Dramatist Comic books count as books read. When I was a kid, my school and Scholastic Books sponsored summer reading challenges. I walked door-to-door and asked people for donations. … Continue reading

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The #ROW80 Website back!! and my ROUND 1 goals

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.”~Jim Rohn, American businessman Finally, someone has released their vice grip hold on the merits of Facebook! I’m excited to share that the Round … Continue reading

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Free yourself from email clutter

“If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can’t it get us out?”~Will Rogers, American actor This week I have been doing something bold and freeing: unsubscribing from emails. I apologize if yours was one of them. It’s nothing … Continue reading

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Owlcrate July 2016 unboxing: same vendors, sneaky theme

“Inside each of us, there is the seed of both good and evil. Once cannot exist without the other.”~Eric Burdon, British musician Oh my gosh!  Thank GOODness I got the Good Owlcrate box. . . . The July theme was … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Madness of subscription kits

“Age is just a state of mind.”~Abhisek Bachchan, Indian actor “Life is better with a plot.” That’s the tagline of Beautiful Madness Book Case, a new subscription service, two months old as of this post. The owner, Julia, is a … Continue reading

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Collecting the written word

“Writers are magpies by nature, always collecting shiny things, storing them away and looking for connections of things.”~John Connolly, Irish writer There is an interesting post over at Robert Zimmerman’s blog, A Life Among the Pages: paper books. That sounds … Continue reading

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