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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 8/22/16

Today is back to school for me and my son! I am behind schedule in about 50 different ways, so I am challenging myself to write this post in just 20 minutes. The final volume in Jennifer Nielsen’s trilogy about Jaron takes a dark turn. There is so much death! It was too violent for…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 8/15/16

On the blog: Top 10 words that will make me buy a book A round-up of some favorite online reading from the past week In reading: Cloth Lullaby: The Woven Life of Louise Bourgeois is a gorgeously written and illustrated biography of artist Louise Bourgeois. I so appreciate picture book biographies that do more than…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 8/8/16

I blame my lack of blogging on Ruby, our new puppy. Were we completely bonkers to increase our already chaotic zoo of seven pets to eight–especially when Pet #8 is a six-month old totally untrained dog? Absolutely! But look at that face! This photo was taken by her foster mom, and it’s still one of my…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwyr 7/25/16

On the blog: A slice of life about my new imaginary BFF and parenting co-conspirator, fitness instructor Shaun T. In reading: Tom Hart’s graphic novel memoir, Rosalie Lightning, is not an easy read. How can it be when it’s about the death of his two-year-old daughter? But it is a profound and ultimately healing book…