Living With Joy

Just one person trying to live their life with Joy

The Signature of All Things

It’s a rare author that can make the transition successfully from fiction to non-fiction or vice versa.  The non-authors among us (like me) might think that a wordsmith is a … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lobster Traps

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Red Door

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Year List #13: Go to Taco Bell

Somehow in all the years of living in the US I had managed to never visit a Taco Bell and I thought it would be fun to do that this … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sparse Landscape

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The Path

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And The Dark Sacred Night

A few years ago I finally read the book Three Junes, which had been recommended to me years before.  I loved it – it’s emotional and touching and beautiful.  I’ve … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sweeping Approach

It’s not often you get a picture of the Peggy’s Cove lighthouse without people around.  It just take freezing your fingers!

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Year Project #12: Live By the Water

When I started my year project I put some things on the list that I knew were entirely possible and give me joy to remind me to do them.  I … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Books I’ve Read This Year

Fiction (9)

Landline - Rainbow Rowell (3 1/2)

The Lowland - Jhumpa Lahiri (3 1/2)

Three Day Road - Joseph Boyden (4)*

And the Dark and Sacred Night - Julia Glass (4)*

The Signature of All Things - Elizabeth Gilbert (4)

The Beautiful Mystery - Louise Penny ( 3 1/2)

Saving Grace - Jane Green ( 3 1/2)

Orphan Train - Christina Baker Kline (4)*

The Boston Girl - Anita Diamant (3 1/2)

Non-Fiction (3)

Long Mile Home - Helman & Russell

This Is The Story Of A Happy Marriage - Ann Patchett*

Stitches - Anne Lamott

* highly recommended


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