So, prime day happened…

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Prime Day happened and I got a new Kindle!

Let me just start out this post by saying, I needed to replace my Kindle. Here’s why: I have a Kindle Fire from 2013. It has been through a lot with me, many books, many vacations, many movies and almost daily use. Its functionality is now less than I would like, specifically, some applications cannot or will not be updated on my hardware and the battery is less than. Now, I know I have what one might classify as marathon reading sessions where I’ll lose myself in a book for hours. In a recent such session, I outlasted my Kindle. What I mean by that is that the battery died before I wanted to stop reading. That, unfortunately was the last straw. I would need a new Kindle. Enter, Prime Day and some awesome advice crowdsourced from friends.

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Itching to create

With any luck, and more than a little discipline, you’ll see more of these writing posts in the future!

Lately, I’ve gotten the itch — the itch to create something completely new from scratch that is. And, specifically, to do so via writing. Emotional issues, from personal drama to the pandemic, have kept me from getting this feeling in what feels like the last year. So, when I was taking a walk one beautiful morning and I felt like I needed to stop right there and put pen to paper I nearly did one of those jumping foot taps, which, by the way, I’ve never actually been able to pull off in real life. It was amazing and glorious and hasn’t left me since.

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Book of the Month: I’m back!

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Book of the Month gives you an opportunity to get a new book delivered to you at the beginning of each month.

OK, so I did it. I figured it would be only a matter of time, truly, until I rejoined Book of the Month. I mean, how many times can a book-loving woman really ignore the allure of this service’s advertising on my social feeds? Add to that, quarantine, and the feeling like my life is being dictated by some force outside of myself and you have 1. a not very happy camper and 2. a method with which to distract myself with a new book every month. (Disclaimer: I have definitely purchased myself, on average, more than one book a month in quarantine. And you know what, no shame!) 

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