Happy National Reading Month

Photo credit: Flicker Creative Commons user Tim Geers

Photo credit: Flicker Creative Commons user Tim Geers

March is National Reading Month. How do I know this? Amazon told me. They are also running a promo where you can get a kindle $20 off. This is brilliant marketing because I almost bought one (but my household already has 3).

The point here is less that you should get a kindle and more that it’s National Reading Month to promote and encourage reading. Also, I hate to shamelessly plug for Amazon but they have a lot of deals for the month. Continue reading


I don’t wanna and you can’t make me. Also known as Monday.


Hood Canal, Washington. Smack me if you ever hear me being ungrateful for this view.

My alarm went off¬†yesterday and I thought, I really don’t want to get out of bed. It’s warm and cozy. The window was cracked and I could hear it raining, which is a lovely sound to fall back asleep to. I was just about to when my second alarm went off.

Just for the record, I am terrible with time. I have 4 alarms set for weekdays. I have to have a watch on or I can barely function. I have clocks all over the house. All of my clocks are at least 5 minutes fast. It drives the Colbster nuts because he never knows what time it really is.  Continue reading