My Reading Intentions for 2020

    Happy 2020 Friends!!! It has been ages since I was last updated this space so let's begin with a recap: 2019: My Year in Review In 2019, I set out to read less. While the reading life is the best, I felt that it was taking away from other pursuits that would make … Continue reading My Reading Intentions for 2020

Setting the Reading Refresh Button

Let's face it. August/September has become the new January.  For those going back to school, the feel and thought of new stationery and books often signal the opportunity to write your destiny anew. For stationery junkies like me, it is the perfect excuse to get new pens and notebooks. Well, where I live in the … Continue reading Setting the Reading Refresh Button

What to Do When You Reach Your Goodreads Goal Before Dec 31st

Over the last couple of years, Goodreads goals have been a somewhat controversial topic in the bookish community. For the goal-oriented, Type A personalities, the GR reading challenge makes it easier to track one' s reading life with a couple of clicks. Those who oppose it field the argument that people will focus more on the … Continue reading What to Do When You Reach Your Goodreads Goal Before Dec 31st

Takeaways from My 30-Day Blogging Challenge

April 2018 has come and gone. I attempted to make positive changes in my life including the challenge to blog during all the weekdays during in April under #AprilBloPo2018. Though I held the noble intentions of sharing my thoughts every day with this community I stopped after Day 16 out of the potential 22. Nonetheless, I … Continue reading Takeaways from My 30-Day Blogging Challenge

Dear Kerry, Spanish is Your Thing

This post is for the second-guessers and anyone who wants to pick up a beloved hobby that's archived in the museum of procrastination As you have shared before, you have had a long-time affair with Spanish. Now it's time to make legit. Official. Thanks to Dottie James, you committed to stop half-assing things and changing … Continue reading Dear Kerry, Spanish is Your Thing

Your Christian Bookshelves are So White!

One of the Instagram challenges for The Unread Shelf Project in March 2018 was to read books from your TBR by people of colour (POC) since its Black History Month in the US. I scanned my shelve and picked up a year old thrifted copy of Toni Morrisson's Sula. In January, I scolded myself for borrowing … Continue reading Your Christian Bookshelves are So White!

How to Get a [Virtual] Mentor

Spoiler Alert! It will involve reading. "You need to find a mentor in your professional field" is advice that everyone will probably give you at least once in your lifetime. However, accessing them may not be as easy as one would anticipate.  That is why the author of Your Best Year Ever Michael Hyatt advocates … Continue reading How to Get a [Virtual] Mentor

April 2018 Blog Post Challenge

As some of you might know from my Instagram announcement last week, I will be doing 30-day blogging challenge during the month of April 2018. I am a big fan of 30-day challenges and been keenly watching a number of creatives over the last couple of months as they go through their ups and downs … Continue reading April 2018 Blog Post Challenge