Let’s Read All The Books: What Roozle and I are reading right now
Apr24

Let’s Read All The Books: What Roozle and I are reading right now

  My goal for this year is to read 12 books. I believe in having small goals because it feels so awesome to succeed at goals than to fail at them. I also made this goal in January knowing this year was going to be a tricky one, so I wanted to be sure I had lots of room. Or maybe I made this goal right now, I can’t remember.…

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We found the answer to all her reading problems. The answer is Barbie.
Feb22

We found the answer to all her reading problems. The answer is Barbie.

Reading is magic. But reading is hard. Roozle is reading well these days, but the books she can read are too long. Reading is a lot of work. Especially when you’re only a few months into it. We took her to a bookstore today and told her, “You can pick any book you want if you can read two pages of it.” Because finding the right level book for her is proving to be more difficult than I expected.…

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We can be big and small at the same time.
Feb08

We can be big and small at the same time.

  “Inspiration and wretchedness are inseparable. We always want to get rid of misery rather than see how it works together with joy. The point isn’t to cultivate one thing as opposed to another, but to relate properly to where we are. Inspiration and wretchedness complement each other. With only inspiration, we become arrogant. With only wretchedness, we lose our vision.…

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Let’s Read All The Things!
Jan31

Let’s Read All The Things!

Reading is my favorite. I always have a book in my bag or in my back pocket. I read all the blogs all the time. Reading totally rules. Just Finished: Yes Please by Amy Poehler Reading Now: The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer Up Next: Her Best-Kept Secret by Gabrielle Glaser What are you reading? What should I read next?…

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Let’s read all the books!
Jan09

Let’s read all the books!

I start drinking tea early on Friday nights. I’m reading while the dishwasher and washing machine run. Roozle is still awake, but singing to herself while she draws in her room. She comes out now and then to pet the cats. Patrick, the giant cat, gives himself a bath. He’s an over-bather, unlike the rest of us in this house. What I read this week: We Were Liars and The Art of Stillness What I’m reading now: A Thousand...

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