Monthly Archive:: February 2014
Throwback study abroad photo! Taken in Milford Sound, New Zealand.
I can’t believe a week has gone by without posting! I hate not updating the blog for that long. I started a freelance job in an office last week and that, along with some doctors appointments and other work, left me with little time for fun stuff (like writing book reviews!).
On this lovely day when New York is expected to get up to 15 inches of snow(!), I thought it would be a good idea to continue the winter getaway series. Let’s go to Mexico!
Have the tissues ready. This is not your typical teenage love story Seventeen-year-old Hazel is our straight-shooting, badass heroine. She was diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer and lung tumors at thirteen.
Literary Amazon just put out a list of 100 books to read in a lifetime. The list spans 200 years of literature and includes both fiction and nonfiction. It doesn’t rely on the antiquated “classics” that no one actually likes to read.
Yesterday I posted about why you should take a winter getaway, prefaced with gross pictures of New York in the winter. On Wednesday, the sidewalks were covered in 6 inches of slush that had turned brown. Lovely.
This was the view out my window for the past two weeks. This was the view down my block on Tuesday. This is Williamsburg, which is currently even uglier than usual. Seriously, New York is disgusting in the winter.