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Sometimes, when I am out of my reading groove, I start reading far too many books at once without finishing any of them right away. It’s counterproductive. It’s confusing. It’s overcompensation. It’s where I’m at. Roomies, by Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando. I was excited to read this! A dear coworker gave me her ARC […]

so you ran out of This American Life, vol. 4

It’s hard to believe that I’ve only been listening to podcasts for the past year and a half. SO MUCH HAS HAPPENED IN THE PAST YEAR AND A HALF. I know, I know. You’re sick of me talking about it. It’s all I’ve been able to talk about for, oh, the past year and a […]

seven things about my wedding, before i forget them

Arriving in Michigan four days ahead of the wedding with four days worth of to-dos and be-here-thens, it becomes quickly evident that the priority is not finalizing a seating chart, not writing those vows, not taking deep consideration of the major life event ahead. No. All that can wait because first, we must fix my […]


Yesterday was my one year anniversary as a full time, professional librarian. Working full time is not what I thought it would be like. But then again, I didn’t think that in between working part time and working full time I would work 17 part time jobs at once while going to grad school. Working […]

to everything

I’ve only read three books since July 1. This is unusual, unlike me, a signofthestressthatiamundergoingyouguysican’tevenreadabookomgomg. I’m trying to trick myself back into the reading groove. I checked out an easy-to-read-nonfiction book that is also a hot-buzz-everyone’s-reading-it title. I reminded myself that, oh yes, sometimes I get paid to write reviews so I should you know, […]


Married. Traveled. Moved. Knocking back all these adult achievements, one by one. My things are almost arranged and organized, my kitchen is almost stocked. Peach’s moving anxiety has almost abated, and so has mine. The move went smoothly enough and oh, you are going to hear about how much I love my new apartment, but […]