Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Life of the World to Come

I may have mentioned once or twice or twelve times that I am not the greatest reader of series. Even if I like them and totally mean to read them all, sometimes something happens and I lose momentum. (On a … Continue reading

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Christmas Socks: Now a Pair

I finished off those Christmas socks I was making. Before Christmas and everything! They have a feature I didn’t point out before, which is that if it is not Christmastime, or you are not attending a dorky Christmas socks kind … Continue reading

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Sorrow’s Knot

Perhaps I’m just indecisive, but I finished reading Sorrow’s Knot by Erin Bow the other day and I still can’t decide if I liked it or not. It’s creepy in a way that I liked. There are dead things in … Continue reading

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The Age of Miracles

I think I saw The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker on some Best Of list. While I do not love Best Of lists as a general rule (how do you rank books, really?) this one should be on … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Back in the day, my mom used to regularly bake pumpkin chocolate chip muffins that everyone loved. Then somehow she lost the recipe and I had to trial and error a bunch of pumpkin muffin recipes, which are usually either … Continue reading

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Christmas Socks Are A Thing

In my family, Christmas socks are pretty much a requirement at Christmas. Once I showed up in insufficiently festive socks and was given socks to wear. So, for the last couple of Christmases I’ve been thinking I should make some … Continue reading

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Oh, Jeeves

I mentioned my fondness for Sherlock Holmes the other day, and I have a similar fondness for Jeeves. Although the Jeeves books are jokier (lower body count lightens the mood, I guess) I think Jeeves is sort of like Sherlock … Continue reading

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