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Monthly Archives: October 2016

I’ll miss this

I remember when my children were small, a phrase I heard a lot was, “Cherish these moments. They don’t last long,” or something similar. Now, I have heard lots of moms say they resent hearing this. “I’m tired,” they say. “I just can’t hold on to those moments. I have to be a mom.” I…

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Rambling thoughts about libraries and old books

Remember when libraries were full of old books alongside the new ones? And older ones had been read so often that they started to fall apart so they were rebound? I miss those days. As a person who loves books, I don’t only like reading them (although that is admittedly the best part about them),…

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  • What a lovely thought!  I’ve never stopped to wonder who’s read the book before me, but sometimes I find checkout receipts in the books (which makes me think the borrower didn’t actually read the book!) and I’m always curious to see what other books were borrowed at the same time, it makes me feel like I’m getting a glimpse into the borrower’s life.  And one of my high school teachers introduced us to the marvel that is cloth-bound books, and ever since I’ve always stopped to appreciate any cloth-bound book I find.ReplyCancel

Fall, leggings, and apple crisp

My favorite season is spring, but there is something special about fall. I love how I can start pulling out sweaters and leggings no longer make my legs feel like puddles of sweat under plastic cling wrap. (I live in skirts in the summer. Easy, breezy, beautiful.) I only own one really good pair of…

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