6-Year Blogiversary

Happy 6th birthday to this blog! Still can't believe I've stuck to something for so long. This blog is older than my relationship with my fiancé. I've been blogging longer than I've ever been able to stick to a workout routine. Honestly, it's pretty impressive. to all my old and new followers, thank you times a million for supporting me and reading . . .

My Views on DNFing (and Why They’ve Changed)

When I was in high school, it was nearly impossible for me to dislike a book enough to stop reading it. I could read almost anything and semi-enjoy it; I didn't have high standards. In college, my expectations rose, which means so did the number of books I wanted to give up on. But while in college and even for a couple years after, I was . . .

Reading Slumps

I remember the days before going to college. The days of being stuck at my mom's house with nothing to do and pretty much being miserable 24/7. I don't really want to go into all those details, but my point is, I had infinite time and desire to read. One summer I read all of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged. Another year I read 90+ books. Back then, books were . . .

Happy 3-Year Blogiversary to Me!

I'm a couple days late, but you know how it goes... Another year has gone by---somehow---and here we are celebrating my blogiversary again. I'm sure, as always, you're super interested in me and my life (ha ha), so here's a more lengthy update into my sad existence. I graduated back in May from The University of Rio Grande with a BA in English and . . .