I love the idea of seeing books and genres on a map. In the case of the genres. In this new series I’ll be mapping out the books I read to learn more about where I read the most about, and to challenge myself to read more widely around the world. I also want to map out the genres that I read. I know the genres I think I tend to gravitate the most, but I think it’ll be fun to see that mapped out and categorized more completely.
Month: May 2020
Dealing with Disappointments
We experience many disappointments in our lives. Sometimes the disappointments are big, and sometimes they’re smaller. How do we approach the disappointments that we face?
Reading Books from Each Year of My Life 1986-2020
On my birthday last year I set myself a challenge to read one book from each year of my life. Since it’s not looking like that’s going to happen by this year’s birthday, I am giving myself an extension. Here are the books that I have read so far.
Catching the Travel Bug: My Travel Story
A few weeks ago, I wrote about starting a travel blog in the time of a Pandemic. In that post, I talked a bit about why I wanted to start a travel blog, but didn’t really talk about how I discovered my love for travel. In my post about the connection between books and travel,… Continue reading Catching the Travel Bug: My Travel Story
Reading the 1920’s: A Reading Challenge
Welcome to the Twenties! This year (and possibly into next) I am going to be reading books written in or set in the 1920s. Check out the books I’ve selected as part of this challenge.
Distancing from Social Media? Stepping back without stepping away
Social media can be a great addition to our lives. But sometimes it can also be a source of stress or anxiety, and it can quickly become overwhelming. Sometimes we need to evaluate how we are interacting with Social Media. Sometimes we need to take a step back, or even unplug for a time.
Magical Read-a-thon Wrap Up
This year I was finally able to participate in the Magical Read-a-Thon, hosted and created by G at Book Roast. My goal was to read books to fulfill all 12 prompts! Here’s how I did.
The Thing About Fear – Acknowledging the Fears that Stop Us
Fear. We are faced with many fears throughout our lives. Do we let them stop us from trying new things and pursuing our dreams? How do we overcome our fears in order to move forward?