Monthly Archives: November, 2015

Link Love (2015-11-29)

Thought-provoking “And now, weak, short of breath, my once-firm muscles melted away by cancer, I find my thoughts, increasingly, not on the supernatural or spiritual, but on what is meant by living a good and worthwhile life – achieving a sense of peace within oneself. I find my thoughts drifting to the Sabbath, the day …

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Luther and Katharina by Jody Hedlund

History has always been one of my favourite subjects, and I love well written historical fiction. I am well aware that it is necessary to take most historical fiction with a grain of salt – for pretty much any topic the author will have to do a lot of interpretation both due to lack of information and …

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Link Love (2015-11-21)

Thought-provoking “While many jobs have a creative component, it’s also important to note that all of the creative occupations in the U.S. economy (e.g. artists, writers & editors, musicians, photographers, actors, dancers, designers, choreographers, journalists, marketers/public relations, etc.) only account for about 1% of employment. There has never been an economy filled with only highly …

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Quick Lit November 2015

I have increased my goal for the year again, from 64 to 78 – and I am currently only one book away from hitting that target. I have joined Netgalley, which means I am receiving advanced copies from publishers in exchange for an honest review. I’ll always mark them, but I am following the rule …

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Link Love (2015-11-07)

Thought-provoking “To this day it’s (what Gottman calls) an enduring vulnerability for me, this fear that someone I care about will assert that my emotions are invalid, disproportionate, or, worst, actively toxic to those around me. Because my feelings are NOT any of those things, no matter what you say or what you think, and …

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Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz

I first came across Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell and Know by Alexandra Horowitz in an article about dog’s amazing sense of smell, when I a few weeks later stumbled upon the book at the library, I immediately grabbed it and dove in. We got our puppy Freya earlier this year, and I’ve …

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