Continuing on the theme of sourdough bread, I recently read 52 Loaves: One Man’s Relentless Pursuit of Truth, Meaning, and a Perfect Crust by William Alexander. This book was published in 2010, but it really spoke to me. Truthfully, his whole journey was so relevant to where I am right now. In fact, the last… Continue reading 52 Loaves
Better Late Than Never…. The last time I wrote about books, I gave a broad overview of what my reading life has looked like since 2015, the year that I began keeping track of what I was reading. In that time, 2019 was the best year for fiction that I think I have had in… Continue reading My Favorite Books of 2019
A while ago a friend lamented that my son had not started a “Life List” to keep track of the books he read. This friend sighed and left me with the impression that all was lost. What was the point of keeping track of anything if you hadn’t kept track of everything? For a few… Continue reading Book Lists – Do you keep track of your reading?
A few weeks ago I started listening to the Currently Reading Podcast. I haven’t heard that many episodes, so I don’t know if my reading style matches up with either Kaytee or Meredith. However, something that they were discussing on the episode I listened to struck a chord. Slow But Steady. This is the idea… Continue reading Slow But Steady (SBS)
I read quite a bit in September. It has been so hot and humid here in Virginia that we’ve all kind of lost any motivation to go outside and get things done – current temperature? 94 at four in the afternoon. The numbers are a bit inflated this month since I focused on reading middle… Continue reading September Reads
Since we have started formally homeschooling Kindergarten, we’ve added chapter book read-alouds to our day. With my older three children I feel like I rushed into chapter books. I distinctly remember reading the Little House series to my oldest when my second child was born, and he wasn’t even three yet! But, with our fourth,… Continue reading Our Chapter Book Read-Alouds so Far…
A few years ago I started recording the books I read. I’m a completist by nature and it felt wrong to begin keeping track of my books starting in 2015. But, managed to force myself to do it. In 2015 I read 23 books. I’ve slowing increased the number of books that I’ve read each… Continue reading The Five Best Books of My Summer