Hi! Long time no talk! It's actually only been two weeks which is wild because I feel like a lot happened in that last half of January. But I have very exciting news, I finished book #1 of 2019! It was The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton, and I cannot even begin to describe how much I loved it. Saying … Continue reading First Book of 2019: The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
Hi! 19 is my all-time favorite number. The New Year always represents a lot for me, but this year feels especially meaningful because 19 is my all-time favorite number. I’m kind of kidding, there’s more to it than that, but I can’t pretend I’m not a superstitious person who places a lot of meaning on … Continue reading 2019!
Man, 2018 was a year. I'm writing this two weeks into the new year, so my timing is all messed up and I apologize for the long delay on this recap. Anyway, I can't say I was sad to see 2018 ending, and not just because 19 is my favorite number, aka I have high … Continue reading Good Riddance, 2018: November & December Books
Hi! Ah! This is late! Sorry. It's hard to believe there are only two months left in 2018. I still miss the summer, but I also have to admit that I kind of love all the seasons, so I'm adapting to the fall just fine. It's been a while since you've had a book post … Continue reading Hello, Fall: September & October Books
Forgive the all-caps, I'm just still very excited about this. Since I started running half marathons in 2013, my most consistent goal has been to finish one in under 2 hours. AND I FINALLY DID IT! A COUPLE DAYS AGO!! DURING MY SIXTH HALF MARATHON!!! ON STATEN ISLAND!!!!! My half marathon PR, prior to this, was … Continue reading Race Recap: I FINALLY BROKE A 2-HOUR HALF MARATHON!
Hi! I ran a race! The Bronx 10-Mile run was this past Sunday and I enjoyed it immensely. I've never run an official race of this distance before but I found I loved it. For whatever reason, it was mentally easier for me than a half marathon, even though it's only a three-mile difference. I … Continue reading Race Recap: The Bronx 10-Mile
Hi friends. I'm busy mourning the end of summer, the greatest season of all. I had another busy two months and therefore am STILL pretty behind on my reading goal! Surprise! I didn't have too many free weekends in August, and I thought that some of the travel time might translate into lots of books … Continue reading Still Love Summer: July & August Books