Author Archives: Amanda

About Amanda

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

White Sand Volume 3, by Brandon Sanderson and Rik Hoskin

My thoughts on this third volume of White Sand remain very similar to previous volumes: 1 – I’m not a fan of the artwork in these graphic novels. This illustrator was different in this volume, but kept with the same … Continue reading

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Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts, by Kate Racculia

Tuesday Mooney is comfortable with her life. She has a job she excels at, her own apartment, a couple close friends, and lots of introvert time. Part of her knows that she’s just a teensy bit bored with the routine, … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Almost Home

Last weekend, we got an unexpected phone call from Morrigan. Normally he can only call on Tuesdays and Thursdays. He was feeling depressed because he’d been told that, since it was so close to the holidays, it was possible – … Continue reading

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Not a Review: Call Down the Hawk

For about a year in 2014/2015, I was under continual emotional distress mixed with depression, severe anxiety, panic disorder, and worsening insomnia. The cause was outside my control, and I just kept spiraling further into a mental health crisis despite … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – A Fitful, Sluggish Week

I didn’t mean to disappear this week, but it was one of those weeks: Time change – I detest this time change. I always end up losing hours and hours of sleep for days, no matter how I prepare, and … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Step By Step

Good morning. As usual during the “fall back” time change, I’m up even earlier than I would be on a normal morning. On the one day a year where there’s an extra hour to sleep, I always wake up several … Continue reading

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October 2019 in Review

Well. October started off with a BANG – Morrigan got his ship date from the Navy, set for the 10th. In lightning fast time, we’d thrown him an early birthday party, and he’d dealt with job, bank account, packing, etc. … Continue reading

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