An ode to the books of our youth

I’m one of those people that can never have enough books. I buy a new one or two or three every couple of months to add to my collection, even though I probably have  20 to 30 still unread. It’s like I’m afraid I’ll wake up one day and suddenly have nothing new to read.Continue reading “An ode to the books of our youth”

My first love: books

Today I headed to down to the Mall for the National Book Festival. I arrived with hopes of getting one of my Nicholas Sparks’ books autographed by the author, but my spirits quickly sagged as I saw six lines of people waiting for him, and was promptly told by an event staffer that Sparks wasContinue reading “My first love: books”

Weekends

The sun is out, but it’s still only about 50 degrees here in DC. Can’t decide if I will run outside today or just do a workout downstairs in the gym. Aside from that, I’ll likely be doing some reading, watching some bball, and lounging in pjs. Of course, I drank coffee and stared outContinue reading “Weekends”

A few things that lift my spirits

It rained today and I woke up not feeling well. However, here are some things that make me brush that off: -sushi for dinner -my weekly dose of Grey’s Anatomy -still feeling awesome about my long run yesterday and looking forward to doing it again this weekend -knowing I have trips to Louisiana and homeContinue reading “A few things that lift my spirits”