TL Wright https://www.tlinwright.com A Bookish Life Mon, 22 Jun 2020 06:15:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 148001147 Briefer June Update https://www.tlinwright.com/briefer-june-update/ Mon, 22 Jun 2020 14:00:00 +0000 https://www.tlinwright.com/?p=2991 I just got an account at StoryGraph. It’s supposed to be similar to Goodreads but with a better recommendation system and a did not finish reading status! It’s also Black woman-owned, and it looks great. They have stats and you can import your Goodreads library as well, so that makes things easier! I’m looking at the reading challenges they have and adding books to my massive list, which will be a...

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Updates And Restarting For A New Month https://www.tlinwright.com/updates-and-restarting-for-a-new-month/ Thu, 02 Apr 2020 00:50:50 +0000 https://www.tlinwright.com/?p=2944 February and March felt like they’ve gone on forever! We are okay, and are staying at home, only leaving for essentials, and I’ve gotten a lot done already: new garden beds set up and planted, cleaned out closets, my husband took care of the storage shed, I got our kitchen about 75% organized, and I have a list of things to do while at home. I restarted my What I Read Today posts, but they are now...

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Project 366 – Jan. 01-11 https://www.tlinwright.com/project-366-jan-01-11/ Sun, 12 Jan 2020 04:15:21 +0000 https://www.tlinwright.com/?p=2243 Sunset in my backyard, with the sun silhouetted behind the trees Josie laying on the bed being cute Cedars in the Afternoon Gathered two new pictures (Sunset & Josie) and added them to the previous pictures for Project 366. I had a bit of a Day on Monday and didn’t have time to get a photo that day, but did get pictures for Tuesday (Sunset) and Wednesday (Josie), with both taken on my Pixel 3a.

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What I Read This Week https://www.tlinwright.com/what-i-read-this-week/ Sun, 12 Jan 2020 03:53:57 +0000 https://www.tlinwright.com/?p=2230 Daily posts were not working out so I’m doing a weekly post. This week’s post is just from Monday Jan 06 to Saturday as I posted a daily reading on Sunday, and next week’s post will be a full week. I had trouble this week, lol, between a tornado warning and my laptop freezing so hard I had to reboot. But I persevered. Book: Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare Bradbury Trio Essay: “Can I Enjoy the Art...

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Afternoon at the Lake https://www.tlinwright.com/afternoon-at-the-lake/ Mon, 06 Jan 2020 04:27:00 +0000 https://www.tlinwright.com/?p=2193 Day 5/366 of my 2020 Project 366. I went out on a drive today, mostly as I wanted out. We were sick the entirety of December, and I was tired of only leaving the house to go to the store or errands. So I got in my car, turned on navigation, and went driving. This was taken at the boat loading area at Rhea Springs Recreation Area near Spring City, TN. Camera: Nikon D5600 Settings: ƒ/13 | 1/640|...

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What I Read Today – January 05, 2020 https://www.tlinwright.com/what-i-read-today-january-05-2020/ Mon, 06 Jan 2020 04:11:15 +0000 https://www.tlinwright.com/?p=2189 What I read today for my various challenges and projects Simple Abundance – “The Woman You Were Meant to Be” Harvard Classics – “The Soaring Eagle and Contented Stork“, essay by Mazzini. Mazzini labored for the freedom of Italy but was exiled. Byron and Goethe also battled for liberty. Mazzini wrote an essay in which he compared Byron to a soaring eagle and Goethe to a contented stork.

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What I’ve Read Today – January 04, 2020 https://www.tlinwright.com/what-ive-read-today-january-04-2020/ Sun, 05 Jan 2020 03:49:39 +0000 https://www.tlinwright.com/?p=2184 What I read today for my various challenges and projects Harvard Classics – “A Flounder Fish Story” by the Grimm Brothers Simple Abundance – “This isn’t a Dress Rehearsal” Short Story – “The Other Two” by Edith Wharton Poem – “The Editor’s Ex” by Caitlin Doyle Essay – “The Hatpin Peril” Terrorized Men Who Couldn’t Handle the 20th-Century Woman + “The Womens’ Movement” by Joan Didion Book – The...

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Wintry Day https://www.tlinwright.com/wintry-day/ Sat, 04 Jan 2020 23:20:46 +0000 https://www.tlinwright.com/?p=2180 Day 4/366 of my 2020 Project 366. it’s cold and wet and wintry today, and the maple tree in my yard is sleeping for the spring along with the other trees and my garden. Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D5600 Settings: ƒ/9 | 1/320 | 35mm | ISO200 Edits: Portrait + Accentuate in Snapseed...

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What I Read Today – January 03, 2020 https://www.tlinwright.com/what-i-read-today-january-03-2020/ Sat, 04 Jan 2020 04:50:10 +0000 https://www.tlinwright.com/?p=2161 What I read today for my various challenges and projects Essay: Living in the age of Prewar by Mohsin Hamid Poem: “Little Wife” by Marianne Boruch Short Story: “The Bowmen” by Arthur Machen Harvard Classics: Cicero on Friendship: pp. 16-26 Simple Abundance: “Simple Abundance: The Inner Journey”...

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Misty Day in the Country https://www.tlinwright.com/misty-day-in-the-country/ Sat, 04 Jan 2020 04:45:00 +0000 https://www.tlinwright.com/?p=2159 Day 3/366 of my Project 366 for 2020. It was super wet today, and it was misting in between rain showers. Filter/Edits: Silvered filter- PS Express Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D5600, Nikkor AF=P 18-55mm Settings: ƒ/5.6 | 1/125 | 52mm | ISO160...

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