30 Books in 30 Days – A Reading Challenge

Inspiration My inspiration was 30 Books in 30 Days Challenge | Book Riot, with a few tweaks of my own, since I’ve been haphazard with what I read. So I went through my kindle app and picked a variety of books I’ve been meaning to read. There’s a wide assortment, …

What I Read This Week

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 …

What I Read Today – January 05, 2020

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 …

What I’ve Read Today – January 04, 2020

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  + …

What I Read Today – January 03, 2020

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”

What I’ve Read – January 02, 2020

Essay: “Western Civilization” means Classics…and White Supremacy Poem: “I Am Offering this Poem” by Jimmy Santiago Baca Short Story: “A Haunted House” by Virginia Woolf Harvard Classics in 15 Minutes: School-Day Poems by John Milton. Read: MILTON’S POEMS Vol. 4, pp. 7-18 Simple Abundance: “Loving The Questions” Today was a bit …

What I’ve Read Today – January 1, 2020

What I read today for my various challenges and projects

Harvard Classics: Franklin’s Advice for the New Year
“Resolution: Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you resolve”-was one of the rules for success framed by America’s first “self-made” man. Read from FRANKLIN’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY Vol. 1, pp. 79-85
Essay: “The Great Conversation” by Robert Hutchins
Short Story: “From the Diary of Sherlock Holmes” by Maurice Baring
Poem: closet with the letter ‘d’ on either end by Atom Atkinson  + New Year’s Day by Kim Addonizio
Simple Abundance: “A Transformative Year of Delight and Discovery” in Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy