Author Archives: Amanda

About Amanda

Writing. Family. Books. Crochet. Fitness. Fashion. Fun. Not necessarily in that order. Note: agender (she/her).

Starsight, by Brandon Sanderson (audio)

In this sequel to Skyward, Spensa is trying to learn about her lineage and the ancient potential for magic that she’s inherited. Unfortunately, her planet’s prison guards are getting more violent by the day. It seems that soon they’ll decide … Continue reading

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WW – That Time I Ran a 10K While Walking a Half Marathon

A friend of mine ran her first 10K this weekend. She began running a few months ago as part of a weight loss regimen, coupled with weight training and healthy eating. Her 10K wasn’t an official event, but one she … Continue reading

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Strange Planet, by Nathan Pyle

I think most people will recognize the cover art of this book – if not the specific picture, then the style of it. Strange Planet (the comic) has been around quite some time, though I’m not sure of specifics. All … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Tucked In

Well, it didn’t all go smoothly as hoped, but we’re in our new house now! Weird story, though. First, let me explain the circumstances that set this story up. This particular property was never occupied by the seller. A renter … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – A New Start

In a couple hours, we close on our new house. The plan for the next few days (minimum) is to do an extensive clean of the new house, move all our stuff in, then extensively clean the previous house and … Continue reading

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November 2019 in Review

This has been a month of changes for me and my family. Morrigan of course got home, after separating out from the navy. There’s been a lot of packing and prep to move into our new place, so the housing … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – From One Holiday to the Next

We had a pretty good Thanksgiving. A bit different from normal, but it’s been that kind of year. Normally, we have an early Thanksgiving with my mom’s extended family, but that got canceled due to health issues of the hosts … Continue reading

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