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October Reads

October was a pretty good month for reading!  Three of the four were over 500 pages, but for the most part I enjoyed them all (minus one that had great content but poor execution). November 9 by Colleen Hoover Fallon meets Ben, an aspiring novelist, the day before her scheduled cross-country move. Their untimely attraction… Read More October Reads

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September Reads

I started off September very strong – reading three books in a 9-day span.  And then I only read one more book the rest of the month.  Ooops.  But, I’m still super proud that I finished 4 books this month (I owe this all to our sleep consultant Annie for giving us a sleep plan… Read More September Reads

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May Reads

Buried in the Sky by Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan “When eleven climbers died on K2 in 2008, two Sherpas survived.  Their astonishing tale became the stuff of mountaineering legend.  This white-knuckle adventure follows the Sherpas from their remote villages in Nepal to the peak of the world’s most dangerous mountain, recounting one of the… Read More May Reads

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April Reads

Eat and Run by Scott Jurek I saw this book at the library and recognized Scott Jurek’s name from the book “Born to Run”.  I knew he was an ultra-marathoner and I thought this book would be a fun read and would help get me excited to get back into running and fitness.  I wasn’t… Read More April Reads

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Lenten Practice Recap

  Lent officially ended on Easter Sunday (April 1st), but I wanted to wait a little bit to reflect on the whole experience. Was I Successful? I’m glad to report that I was successful with my goal.  The only Netflix I watched was Elizabeth’s “Octonauts”, and usually I was doing something else.  I wasn’t willing… Read More Lenten Practice Recap

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March Reads

In line with my 2018 goals of reading more books and my Lenten goal of not watching Netflix, I am happy to report that for the first time since Elizabeth was born (almost two years!), I have read four books in one month.  To be completely honest, I’m not certain that I’ve read more than… Read More March Reads