Category Archives: Personal Thoughts

How is Your 2017 Reading Challenge Going?

How is Your 2017 Reading Challenge Going?How is your 2017 Reading Challenge going? Are you still cranking away at your reading list?

Back in January, I invited you to join me on a reading challenge. Well, since the first quarter of the year is done, I thought I would let you know what my progress was. Read the rest of this entry

Come Join Me on a Reading Challenge or Two

Come Join Me on a Reading Challenge or TwoAnne at Modern Mrs. Darcy has created two very interesting reading challenges: one for fun and one for growth. After having participated in her 2016 reading challenge, I am excited to participate in this one. I am accepting both challenges along with setting a 50 book reading goal in Goodreads. I want to encourage you to join me. You can do one or both of the Modern Mrs. Darcy’s reading challenges or join me in a Goodreads challenge. Read the rest of this entry

2016 was a Great Year for Reading!

2016 was a Great Year for Reading!Based on previous review posts, I am at least a month ahead of schedule for this post. For me, 2016 was a great year for reading. I signed up for and successfully completed two reading challenges: Goodreads and Modern Mrs. Darcy’s reading challenge. The list of books I read in 2016 helped me see the world just a little differently as well as provide me with some great strategies for engaging with the world.  Read the rest of this entry

Update on the Modern Mrs Darcy 2016 Reading Challenge?

How are You Doing With the Modern Mrs Darcy 2016 Reading Challenge-Back in February, I extended a challenge for you to participate with me in the Modern Mrs. Darcy “read 12 books in 12 different categories in 12 months.” How are you doing? With three-quarters of the year behind us, I thought it was a good time to report my status. Read the rest of this entry

Do you have a library card? Great time to get one

Do you have a library card? Great time to get oneEver since I could remember, I have loved libraries. I love everything about them. I love what they stand for and the services they deliver. According to the Pew Research Center, 77% of Americans feel that libraries are providing the resources they need. Yet, there are still a significant number of people who are not aware of all the services that libraries provide. This is a great time to visit your library because it is Library Card Sign Up Month. Here are some of the services available through the Lakewood Memorial Library and the New York Public Library. Read the rest of this entry