Dear Journal: Reading Material

Dear Journal, I subscribe to Esquire. And I know what you’re thinking. Isn’t Esquire some swanky magazine for the upper crust? Shouldn’t something like Men’s Journal be more my speed? I’ll admit I subscribed to Esquire on a bit of a whim. Through some other avenue I was able to get a 75% discount on … Continue reading Dear Journal: Reading Material

Dear Journal: Repetitions

Dear Journal, I found myself watching Seinfeld again this morning and laughing in all the right places like I’ve done the dozens of other times I’ve watched each episode. It’s funny to me how, even though I know the punchlines, and even though I can recite the lines right along with the characters, it’s still … Continue reading Dear Journal: Repetitions

Checked Out: Week 27

Wouldn’t you know it? Two days after I got Top Secret Twenty-One, the other book I’ve been dying to read (Galbraith’s The Silkworm) arrived at the library for me. That of course should have created a dilemma for me, but amazingly enough it didn’t because both are so interesting I’ve been alternating back and forth … Continue reading Checked Out: Week 27

Checked Out: Week 26

I finally got it! Yes, the new Stephanie Plum mystery arrived lock, stock and smoking barrels into the Utica Public Library for me. I honestly thought that with such a long waiting list I would still be waiting when school started up again in the fall, so for me this is like Christmas in July! … Continue reading Checked Out: Week 26

Checked Out: Week 24

Well, I’ll readily admit that I haven’t had much time for reading this week, what with my daughter’s preschool graduation, both of my children finishing school for the year, renewing old friendships, and writing a lot towards my new novel. But that doesn’t mean I didn’t read at all. I did get in some in-between … Continue reading Checked Out: Week 24