Showing posts from July, 2015


I'm a little daunted by the thought of writing this review. I wasn't expecting this book to touch me so much. Honestly, I wasn't expecting to enjoy it as thoroughly as I did. This and Gilead were lent to me for the summer by a dear friend, who had jotted some choice words in the copy of this book concerning the initial character of Lila. (We've still got some discussing to do, because I still do not find myself agreeing with her ;) That being said, I was not expecting to love, relate to, and pity Lila as much as I did.

Chasing Blue Skies

Yesterday, my photographer friend and I went on an adventure. It was a patchily-rainy day, but we could see blue skies peeking through the clouds. Ergo, out adventure was titled "Chasing blue skies" (we thought it sounded like an album name or something to that effect.)

She, being the professional, got far better/more pictures than I did. Combining those with the ones I got, I'd call it quite a successful adventure. Here's a few of the shots that I had:


Last night, I finally finished reading a novel that I've been slowly pecking at all summer. Specifically, I stayed up till two in the morning to finish this novel, which is far later than I can usually stay awake. Let that be a testament to the greatness of this book.