I'm a lover of books. I love how discussing books connect us in really substantial and interesting ways.
Taken September 21, 2013 at their grand opening.
September 21, 2013 Book reading with Jojo Moyes at Madison Central Library.
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To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
I’m not a great reader of poetry; it’s a failing of mine. However when a writer chooses to use a poem in their story to reflect the mood or theme I usually “get” the poem.
There are times though that poetry speaks loud and clear to me. As I was desperately trying to come up with a topic for today’s post I began looking for quotes. Give me a good quote and I can go on forever, although I do try not to bore my audience. Pinterest is a great place for searching out quotes and other topics. And there I came across the above Emily Dickensen quote and it spoke to me.
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I’m a book nerd. There is no doubt about it. I’m a groupie. Not that I’ve met that many authors. But given the chance, I’m going to do my best to get authographs. Usually, my best chance is to get authors who’ve written books in my field. Let’s face it, not a lot of mental health workers are standing in line with their copy of Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness, in hand for Jon Kabat-Zinn to sign. So I have my collection of signed “work books” that I’m very cautious about loaning to my co-workers.
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