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Review – A Case of Some Delicacy

“It was nice to see the author explore some relationships that are often ignored.” Check out my…

Review – Pride & Perception

“[It] is a lovely, lighthearted read of the kind I most enjoy.” Check out my review of…

Making Life Colorful

Check out some fabulous before-and-after and comparison images of my kitchen and stairs painted in bright…

Review – Mrs. Perivale and the Blue Fire Crystal

“I desperately wanted to enjoy [it].” Check out my review of *Mrs. Perivale and the Blue Fire…

Review – Mistaken

“Unless you’re a huge fan of angst and drama… give this one a pass” Check out my…

Review – Elizabeth Bennet: Heiress

“I really wanted to love this book because the idea that one event could change so…

Sometimes Technology is Amazing

Technology let me do something pretty amazing this weekend. Just a post appreciating that.

Gone, but not Forgotten

Enjoy some no-longer-used English words that I propose we bring back into common use.

Missing Pen Shows

A short post about how I’m missing in-person pen events, even now when we’re so close…

Monday Munchies: Matcha Latte

Welcome to the new Monday Munchies series where I share my favorite recipes. This week: Matcha…

Dante: Feral Kitten to “Evil Genius”

We had no idea, when we took in a colorful feral tabby kitten, that we were…

Teleworking, 1 Year Later

After a year of teleworking, my opinion of it has drastically changed, and I no longer…

Keeping to My Goal

I’m doing my best to purchase pens that will make me happy to own, not just…

Replaying an Old Favorite

I’m replaying Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, 5 years later. Read how I feel about it, and how…

Día de Muertos, But Make it Pen

I’ve wanted a Día de Muertos fountain pen for several years now. Read the first entry…

My Thoughts on Soul

This isn’t a typical review. It’s a compilation of things that stood out to me about…

AC Valhalla: Post Updates

Information updates for my previous Valhalla posts. Rather than update the posts, where no one will…

Ubisoft, Market Your Female Protagonists!

Ubisoft seems to want to have their cake and eat it, too. It’s time for them…

Review – Elegant Etiquette in the Nineteenth Century

Read my review for *Elegant Etiquette in the Nineteenth Century* by Mallory James.

Bumbledore: the Heartbreakingly Beautiful Story of a Rescue Cat

Today marks one year since we brought Bumble home. In that time, he has completely transformed.…

Sandy’s 10th Anniversary

10 years with my boy. Read some of the major events that he’s been involved in…

Review – Paper, Scissors, Rock

Read my review for *Paper, Scissors, Rock*, book 1 of the Rock Games series by Nicole…

Review – Elizabeth and Darcy: Ardently Yours

Read my review for *Elizabeth and Darcy: Ardently Yours* by Evangeline Wright.

Review – The Best Part of Love

Read my review for *The Best Part of Love* by Amy D’Orazio.

Review – The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen

Read my review for The Particular Charm of Miss Jane Austen by Ada Bright and Cass…