POPSUGAR Reading Challenge 2020 Update: Week Twenty

Good morning, everybody! I hope that you are having a wonderful weekend so far. After spending most of a rather chilly week wrapped up in hoodies, fuzzy socks, and multiple blankets because of a non-functioning heater in my house, I am delighted to announce that I have a working heater again! Of course, I no…

Star Wars Day

Happy Star Wars Day, everyone! While I can't say that it's solely responsible for my life-long obsession with science fiction (I've got to give a lot of credit to Star Trek and Lost in Space), I've been a massive fan of Star Wars ever since I was a kid. I can still remember watching the…

Getting Your 2020 Reading Resolution Back On Track

Back at the beginning of January, when people were excitedly sharing their New Year's Resolutions with each other, I noticed quite a few people talking about how they wanted to read more in 2020. Since then, the reality of the Covid-19 pandemic has changed how we function in our day-to-day lives, and some of the…

POPSUGAR Reading Challenge Update: Week Fourteen

Happy Saturday, everyone! I can't believe that it's actually April now! I hope that you've been having a great week, and that you and your family members are healthy. I am continuing to be vigilant about practicing social distancing and staying home. While I am missing visits with my family, as well as my weekly…

Overcoming “Stay Home” Boredom

As Covid-19 continues to be a clear and present danger across the globe, people have been asked to stay home unless absolutely necessary. Some state governments have even issued official "stay-at-home" orders over the last few weeks. During this time, it is very important that we continue to follow the advice of health care professionals…

A Note About Covid-19

Covid-19 has been a huge topic of conversation for the past several weeks, and is a growing concern for people all over the globe. This is the paper products aisle of my local grocery store just yesterday. It's a good thing I was only looking for tissues... Like many of you, I've already begun seeing…

Happy Venom-tine’s Day!

Happy Venom-tine's Day everyone! Today has been a wonderful celebration of my favorite Marvel Comics symbiote. My celebration officially began early this morning with a cup of hot chocolate and a fantastic Venom story. Venom: Lethal Protector, by James R. Tuck, is a novelization of a comic book story originally released in six parts (created…

Christmas Time Is Almost Here!

It's hard to believe that it's already December 4th, but we're only a few short weeks away from my favorite holiday...Christmas! Over the past couple of weeks, I've been thinking a lot about my family's holiday traditions and what they mean to me. There are so many things that my family really looks forward to…