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Lupercalia Special: Let’s Talk About Ships

Happy Lupercalia! I wanted to do something Valentine's-themed and this is what I came up with. This post will be a mish-mash of surprising trivia and strong opinions about various fictional romances. As should be obvious, spoilers ahead. The Infernal Devices throuple I just learned this bit of trivia from reading Jess' blog post about literary romances. Fun… Continue reading Lupercalia Special: Let’s Talk About Ships

Books

Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my TBR I’m avoiding

Top Ten Tuesday has returned. It happens every week! How come I am NEVER ready?? My TBR is 18 miles long and I'm avoiding a number of books on it, including (but not limited to) the following. And I Darken by Kiersten White I bought this BEFORE reading The Chaos of Stars and I'm super hesitant… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my TBR I’m avoiding

Real Life

Alone at Christmas

I upped my meds this week. I'm amazed at how much better I feel. I made it to Saturday Morning yoga for the first time in two months. I wrapped all my Christmas presents. I joined friends for karaoke, even though it was past my bedtime. Additionally, a whole host of dark thoughts about singleness disappeared. I… Continue reading Alone at Christmas

Books

Out of My Comfort Zone Book Tag

Fact: I hate stepping out of my comfort zone. Fact: great posts by Avery and Literary Huntress convinced me to do this tag anyway. THE ONE RULE OF THIS TAG: I picked a genre I read frequently...and I can't use ANY books from that genre to answer the following questions. I read Young Adult almost exclusively.… Continue reading Out of My Comfort Zone Book Tag

Real Life

Never Going Back: My Month Using a Dating App

The following is based on real events. January 2017 Welcome to Java Junkies - where coffee fiends find love! To get started, THOROUGHLY fill out your Java profile! Be as specific as possible!   The Profile Name: Lauren Age: 24 Height: 5'9" Career: Barista Religion: Christian I Like: Reading inside Bucking tradition Making coffee Blogging… Continue reading Never Going Back: My Month Using a Dating App

Books, Real Life

Feminism Month

It's that time again! (I meant to post this yesterday, but ended up falling asleep in a nest of blankets on my kitchen floor instead. I may be ill.) I didn't finish all the books I had lined up for Spiritual Health month. Part of that is my fault: I kept adding interesting titles to… Continue reading Feminism Month