I played a lot of Nintendo earlier this year. But lately I’ve given over to reading. Video games tell stories. So do books. But I’m reminded how simple and easy book reading is and also how wonderful and fulfilling it is to enjoy a good book! So game on, read on. If I had to choose just one..? Books. Continue reading Books Or Video Games? Yes.
Ever since my local Hastings closed, I’ve missed it. I don’t know what it is, but there’s something about that physical retail space I long for. I rented movies there, bought books and stuff, enjoyed coffee at Hardback Café. All the media is now on my phone. Minus the coffee. Not the same. Continue reading Missing Hastings
The epic high-fantasy novel, The Lord of the Rings, remains unread by me. Years ago, I saw the movies first, then attempted to read the book. I failed in my quest. In my mind the story moved quickly based on the movie, but the book was slow. I am but man-flesh, yet perhaps I shall attempt it again someday. I have no excuse. I’ve read … Continue reading Unread LOTR
What do Facebook, Instagram, and the Hunger Games have in common? You might think about some kind of technological dystopia. Good guess, but no. They’re all books about to be released soon, and I’m planning to read them with gusto! Continue reading Facebook, Instagram, and Hunger Games
Every now and then, my dream of writing fiction shimmies back up from the crevices between the couch cushions of my mind. With my recent resurgence in reading fiction (a new genre too), I’ve also started to think of creating my own worlds of escapism. Continue reading A Story Pipe Dream
I’ve missed reading. I started off the year doing about a book a month, but things got extra busy this Summer. I read only one short book in the last few months, so I’m behind in my annual goodreads reading challenge. But I think I’m gonna catch up. Continue reading Reading Challenge Update
Lately I’ve been reading a lot of books. It’s sort of becoming a habit. And I think that’s a good thing. I find myself often lying on my bed kicked back with a book in hand, eyes tracing over the words. Even with the kids often grabbing my attention, my brain seems to be on book-lock mode, like a homing missile lasered in on its … Continue reading Reading Books Is Awesome