Category Archives: Rambles


Nails painted to match “Shades of Blue” Fintie case for Kindle Paperwhite

At the start of 2017, I made a promise to myself to read more. And it started out well enough; my mom gave me a whole series of regency-era romance novels that she’d picked up at a used bookstore, all six of which I devoured in the span of about six weeks. And then I picked up my paperback copy of 1984, having decided to reread it in light of the current political climate. And there, I stalled. The book sat on my desk, staring at me from beside my monitor. I picked it up a few times in the intervening months, but only managed to get about halfway though. It’s a depressing book, and not much fun to read. Continue reading