Amusements, Journal

Amusing Ames Redesign

How do you like the new look? Pretty sweet, huh? Let’s just say that it was time to renovate my blog. To be honest, the inspiration kind of came from (binge) watching different house flipping shows online (Fixer Upper is my current personal favorite). What’s the parallel? Well, you see, […]

Amusements, BookWom

A BookWom Birthday

At my age, birthdays usually give way from parties and presents to dinners out and someone else doing the chores for the evening. So imagine my surprise when I arrived home yesterday (my birthday) to find a box from Amazon waiting on our stoop. “Did you order anything?” my husband […]

Amusements, BookWom

4 Reasons to Read With Your Ears

If it had not been for on-line digital libraries, I probably would not have embraced audio books the way that I have. As a child, my parents purchased numerous audio children’s books that had a corresponding hard copy book, and whenever the special little jingle rang, I knew it was […]

Amusements, BookWom

Remember the Library

Even though we had shelves and shelves full of books in our own home, there was something enchanting about going to the library. The one at school was exciting, though small, and quickly its contents were essentially memorized. My high school’s library lacked charm, given it was the access point […]