It all began with a bookish dream. K.L. Kranes, writer, book-lover, author of The Travelers (and its soon-to-be-released sequel The Gateway), and creator of unrealistic home improvement schemes, wanted to do one thing during the holiday season--create a holiday tree... Continue Reading →
Don't get me wrong. I enjoy the holiday season. But by December 26, I am feeling a full-on holiday hangover and need a cure...
Personally, I love to get a book as a gift. However, giving someone else a book can be daunting...Here are some suggestions for making it less so...
As I flitted around to various holiday celebrations, I started to notice a trend, people like to talk about their latest TV binge obsession. I like to binge TV too, but over my holiday break I binged something better. I binged books!
It's the season of the carnival. And this weekend I had one goal and one goal only: brave creaky carnival rides. Seems simple. It wasn't.
So, it's now 10 days into 2017. (10 already? Time goes so fast!) I'm back to my relatively regimented schedule of working, writing, laundry, cleaning, etc, basically, all the stuff of a peaceful daily life. Once we (the proverbial "we") get back in our routines after a vacation or big event, I think we can start to forget all the great memories we've made. They get buried under all the new things we're doing, like an old photograph that gets lost in the bottom of a box for years or maybe forever. So, before I forget them all, I want to document my top 10 best moments of the 2016 vacation holiday season (in no particular order)!
I'm a a sucker for a good angsty, teen TV show. And I'm not afraid to quote them. "Sometimes happiness doesn't come from money, or fame, or power. Sometimes happiness comes from good friends and family, and from the quiet nobility of leading a good life." Today I embraced this idea.