How many ways have I heard people say my name? Well, when people see my name spelled, they typically say it like the “tana” in Montana. When they hear it said, they inevitably add a y to it and call me Tonya. The most creative pronunciation was my high school biology teacher who said the […]
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Well, the two books I reviewed on my previous post have been taking a considerable amount of my time as I have been reorganizing my life. I must say, I feel like I have much more room in my head to think now. I also recently came across a blog where the guy talked about […]
Steve left for a fishing trip this morning and won’t be back until tomorrow so I am single for a day and can do all the weird things I used to do before I had to act normal because someone knew what I was doing with my time. It’s not as bad as you think. […]
No, I’m not dying. That’s the title of the book I was reading for Oprah’s book club. I finished it this morning. Isn’t that exciting? I actually read an entire book. Now I get to start The Sound and the Fury. Technically, we don’t start reading the next book until July 1 (which means I […]
Before Ben was born, I used to read. Fiction mostly. I read every night before I went to sleep. I would read during the day when I got a chance. When I went places, I often brought a book with me. I joined book discussion groups. In fact, I led a book discussion group when […]
I love writing. When I was a kid, I wanted to have a monthly personal newsletter. I never got around to actually publishing it, but I worked on it and dreamed about it just the same. I still have lots of books about writing, and I write in my journal regularly. I have served on […]