The other day I read this intriguing post over at the blog 101 Books. It poses the complex question: What does it mean to be well read? Instead of leaving my answer in the form of a comment, I've decided to write a full post about it- there's just too much to say on the … Continue reading response: what does it mean to be well read?
"You can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will." ~Stephen King I love this quote because it can apply to basically anything you want to accomplish. For me it probably relates the most to writing. I love to write, but sometimes it feels like the hardest thing in the world to … Continue reading QUOTE: Stephen King
"No, Gatsby turned out all right at the end; it is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men." ~page 2 of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Read my view of The Great Gatsby- one … Continue reading QUOTE: The Great Gatsby
It's Valentine's Day, everyone! In honor of this holiday (which I happen to think is a bit too commercialized, but that's a topic for a different day) I am going to talk about the fine art of shipping. For those of you new to this, I do not mean shipping like boating or mailing packages. … Continue reading the fantastical world of shipping
"We're all animals, high school is animals, but some of us are more animal than others." ~ page 206 of It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini Check out my review of this book by clicking here. Yours, HOLLY
"Adults follow paths. Children explore. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to creep beneath rhododendrons, to find the spaces between fences." ~The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman, page 56 To see my … Continue reading QUOTE: The Ocean at the End of the Lane