The All-Night-Work-A-Thon: A Photo Documentary

7:00 P.M. – It begins. Tonight my husband has to work (at home) from 7 P.M. to 3 A.M. I’ve decided to stay up too, both for moral support and to (hopefully) accomplish some of my own tasks. My goals for the All-Night-Work-A-Thon are: Finish reading Extra Lives by Tom Bissell. Finish reading (and takingContinue reading “The All-Night-Work-A-Thon: A Photo Documentary”

Listen Up! Some Thoughts on Audio Books

  I just recently discovered audio books. Until now, my only experience with them had been in the classroom when I let the CD (or tapes back in the day) read to my students when I either had a sub or a sore throat. I’d never considered them for myself because A) I’m a paperContinue reading “Listen Up! Some Thoughts on Audio Books”

Review: Ready Player One

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline My rating: 4 of 5 stars Ready Player One entertained me from start button to game over. Ernest Cline’s novel is set thirty years in the future. Like many of the futuristic stories these days, Cline’s version of our world in 2044 is distinctly negative. Poverty, crime, famine– theContinue reading “Review: Ready Player One”