A few years ago, I had determined that I wanted to read more literary classics. I had picked up a copy of Erich Marie Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front at a used bookstore. I started reading it around Memorial Day but didn’t really get into it until closer to July. In my town … Continue reading The Book That Ruined Patriotism
Who’s up for a little trivia? Answers will be down below. 1. What famous writer is believed to have made the first reference to tennis in English Literature? 2. Which African country’s capital, Libreville, was founded in 1849 by freed slaves? 3. What is the official residence of the Head of State of New Zealand? … Continue reading Trivia Tuesday – 5/21/19
You must do the things you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt Continue reading Quote of the Week – May 20, 2019
A friend of mine every year goes to Jamaica for a week. She and her husband spend the week sitting on the beach. They read, they talk, they relax. And every year she talks about how much she can’t wait to go back. I’m happy for her that she’s found something that relaxes her (and … Continue reading I Don’t Do Beach Vacations
Who’s up for a little trivia? Answers will be down below. 1. Which author built a home called Goldeneye in Jamaica? 2. What ingredient does the word sushi refer to? 3. What is the only country that displays the Bible on its national flag? 4. What animal was Bill Clinton mauled by when he was … Continue reading Trivia Tuesday – 5/14/2019
When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go. Carol Burnett Continue reading Quote of the Week – May 13, 2019
Every so often I’ll come across a song that for one reason or another annoys the snot out of me. And I’d like to share one such song with you today. The song in question is “I’m Coming Over” by Chris Young (you can listen to it here). It was released in 2015, as far … Continue reading That Was The Best Metaphor?