You know what I love when I don't have some time to read? Listen to audiobooks & podcasts! I listen to audiobooks & podcasts when I'm driving, doing the dishes, folding the laundry, walking to work, and whenever I can. I get so excited when I can check out a new podcast! Audible - Audible … Continue reading What about when you don’t have time to read?
Little Free Libraries! What a perfectly amazing concept - you read a book. You think it's ok, but you know you will never read it again. You want to donate to the library, but they're all stacked up (Get it? All stacked up!?) so you bring it home again. Now what? Well, what about a … Continue reading Little Free Libraries of Salem
Recently I read my four and a half year old (that half is SO important!) "Just Being Audrey" by Margaret Carrillo and Illustrated by Julia Denos. We were so late to bedtime because I made time to go to yoga for the first time since October (thank you for the Fleetwood Mac class, Rebel Yell!). … Continue reading The Audrey Look
When in college, I participated in a program to provide peer to peer support for young women impacted by rape and domestic abuse. The thing I remember most was that on the last day of our training, one of the participants shared that she was a survivor. My heart dropped and I felt uncomfortable. I … Continue reading Walk for HAWC
When I was a little girl, my family bought a lot of our books at yard sales (tag sales!) and flea markets. I still love a good used book! One of the most influential books I've ever read came from one of these days of shopping - Born Free, by Joy Adamson. My copy is … Continue reading Musings: Born Free, Joy Adamson
Today I came across this article and all I could do was yell (inside my head quietly since my 4 year old is finally sleeping) "YAAAAAAAAAASSSSSS". I won't spoil it for you, because I know a bit about SEO and all that so definitely click HERE before you read on so I can be sure … Continue reading “GRAB THE FIRST NEW MOON OF THE YEAR BY ITS HORNS”
Imposter syndrome. It sneaks up on all of us. One day you're walking along, being all "whatever" and suddenly it hits you - Who do I think I am? Why do I think I'm allowed to partake in whateverthethingisyouwerealreadydoinganyway? I’m not in anyway an official historian, but I find the history of Salem to … Continue reading I’m an imposter.