Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon – It’s On!

It’s been a while since I participated in this readathon and I’m excited. It’s my daughter’s birthday and my stepson is visiting but I’ll get as much done as I can. Below is my starting survey and after that I’ll keep updating this post with my page count, mini challenges done, and how it’s going.… Read More »

Joining the Mini Bloggiesta

I’m joining the mini bloggiesta this weekend a little bit, trying to catch up on book reviews and other blog posts and also to get back into the book blogger crowd. Hey guys it’s been a while! Some of you are new so I never got to meet you and some of you I remember… Read More »

Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation BY Ammon Shea

Bad English: A History of Linguistic Aggravation by Ammon Shea Penguin Random House (2014) Reference Summary: English is a glorious mess of a language, cobbled together from a wide variety of sources, and changing over time with popular usage. Many of the words we embrace as correct today were at first considered slang, impolite, or… Read More »

Armchair BEA 2011 – Blogging About Blogging

For the last day of Armchair BEA we are talking about blogging. This isn’t my only blog, I also blog at http://callistasramblings.com. I’ve been more serious over there lately and working on that one more and will be purchasing my own domain and probably moving to WordPress soon. I’ve been doing lots of reading about… Read More »