Tag Archives: BOOKS!

Perspective for a Stressful Monday Morning

How is your Monday going so far? I’ve been fighting frustration this weekend – it’s tempting to wallow. I always find that a bit of perspective helps whenever I’m struggling with something. And this book by Francis Chan has been … Continue reading

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Scandinavian Noir

Don’t you love a good read? These books – a crime trilogy set in Sweden by Steig Larsson – get in your head. I’ve been reading them on the metro, at lunch breaks, and sitting on my couch at home … Continue reading

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Moscow library

I LOVE libraries! The rows and rows of old, musty books, each one, a whole new world and story. One of the things I miss most about the U.S. is the community libraries. All you people living in the States … Continue reading

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“My Life in France” by Julia Child

Somehow, France, February, and food all seem to go well together, so I thought I’d start February off with a little ode to a book I just finished reading – Julia Child’s “My Life in France.” I wasn’t sure how … Continue reading

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November links

The sky is gray, the air is cold, and Saturday is here! I actually took a nap today and it was fantastic! How is your weekend going? A colorful weekend roundup for you on this gray-sky November Saturday: 1) I … Continue reading

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Going for a Walk

Economist husband and I have recently kicked off a joint campaign to lose weight. After some doctor recommendations the pasta nights and weekend pastries have come to an end. We’ve been eating lots of vegetables, drinking more water, denying ourselves … Continue reading

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Currently Reading: “Put Your Arms Around the City”

I love this small black book, that smells really lovely, and was written by a pastor named ┬áJames Angell who lived in Los Angeles in the 1960s. His writing on living out his faith in the city really resonates with … Continue reading

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