Life is fast around here these days. This week is a bit slower, at least for me, because I have a break between classes. Nate and I knew that choosing to do grad school at the same time with a tiny babe would be a bit chaotic (okay, a lot chaotic). But here we are,… Continue reading These are the days of perseverance.
Living in a state that experiences all four seasons is something I have come to appreciate. Pennsylvania sometimes gets what feels like the worst of them — harsh winters and humid, sweaty summers — but those things make spring and fall that much sweeter. This summer was one of those humid, sweaty ones, but that didn’t… Continue reading Five Things I Learned This Summer
There is a particular sweetness to reading in the summertime. All throughout my school years, summertime meant freedom in more than a few ways, but especially when it came to reading. I no longer needed to force myself through the required pages of an anthology or a book I hadn’t chosen for myself. In the… Continue reading My Best Summer Reading Memory (& other answers to questions about books)
Oh, hello! Last time I posted, it wasn’t quite Christmas, and I was six months pregnant. Now, it’s May. It’s nearing the end of spring, and I have an almost-three-month old. His name is Jesse. Oh, and we bought a house. One week after he was born. And moved in when he was six weeks… Continue reading What I Learned This Spring
As one year comes to an end, we anticipate the start of a new one and wonder how it will compare to the years before. I am especially anticipating 2017 because Nate and I are expecting our first baby at the beginning of March!! And because of our little peanut, I decided to take a… Continue reading My Top Ten Books of 2016