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TGIO, 2021 Edition

Let me get right to it: 2021 has not been my year. In fact, it’s been downright awful in a lot of ways, particularly with regards to 1) grief/loss and 2) my physical health. And even though it looks like … Continue reading

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2021 in Books

It has been an interesting year for me in books. Mainly because I just wasn’t all that interested in reading! I’m not sure what’s up with my brain these days, but pretty much since the pandemic began, reading has taken … Continue reading

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The Insanity that was 2020

No one expected this past year to go the way it did, I don’t think. Except perhaps my boys, who kept saying – for an entire year before 2020 began – that there’s always a plague in the 20s and … Continue reading

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2020 in Books

It was a weird, weird, WEIRD year for books and reading. Just like with everything else. I had months where I read just about nothing, and months where I couldn’t find enough books to suit me. Most of my books … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – 2019 in Review

This year…didn’t really go as I’d planned/hoped/expected. Pretty much everything my family expected from the year got turned on its head. Not all of it was bad or anything, just different. And really, just so FULL. My extended family added … Continue reading

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2019 in Books

The end of 2019 is on the horizon, so it’s time for all the wrap-ups to begin. Today, I start with books. I had a fairly good (though quiet) reading year, with 61 total books and another four I abandoned … Continue reading

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2018 in Review

This was a difficult year for me. I really thought it was going to be a good one, and things did start by going really well. But so much fell apart. Two members of my family passed away, plus three … Continue reading

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2018 in Books

This has been a very off reading year for me. I’ve read fewer books this year than any other year since I began blogging, and I barely remember half of what I read, including books I loved while reading. Back … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – Wrapping Up 2017

Well, once again I reiterate the mantra of the last few years: 2017 wasn’t a great one for me. The government went crazy, lots of bad stuff happened in the world, and my family had a rough year with Jason … Continue reading

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2017 in Books

This year was a fairly good one for me in books. There were a lot of highly-anticipated releases, most of which lived up to my expectations (or beyond!), and I had a few good surprises and discoveries along the way. … Continue reading

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