October 2013 archive

Gone Reading: A Philanthropic Enterprise (and a Special Coupon Code for You!)

Gone Reading is just the kind of company I enjoy supporting. They are a philanthropic enterprise founded in 2011, which markets a line of products for readers and book lovers. The company donates 100% of after-tax profits to provide new funding for libraries around the world. Yes, you read that correctly: 100%. Check out their page …

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Night Film – My Thoughts

Whatever your opinion of Cordova, however obsessed with his work or indifferent – he’s there to react against. He’s a crevice, a black hole, an unspecified danger, a relentless outbreak of the unknown in our overexposed world. He’s underground, looming unseen in the corners of the dark. He’s down under the railway bridge in the …

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The Orchardist – Book Review

And above and below all this was the sound of the child’s cries, hovering in the trees, seeming to come from all directions at once. Was it a comfort? It was all new – the company, the sounds – but also he felt as if it had been going on for a long time. He …

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Read Between the Lines – An Inspirational Pillow

I’ve been out of the country for a couple of weeks, and just before I left, I crafted this pillow as part of the Threadbias Pretty in Patchwork Holidays Sew-a-long. The pillow in the book uses the words “Ho Ho Ho,” but because they gave an alphabet chart, I could chose any word I wanted. …

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Mailbox Monday – October 14, 2013

Welcome to this week’s Mailbox Monday and which is hosted by Gina @ Book Dragon’s Lair. Visit the dedicated blog for the meme to see the complete tour schedule in the right sidebar. The last time I posted a mailbox was way back on September 23rd. I’ve been out of the country on a fabulous …

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