Living With Joy

Just one person trying to live their life with Joy

Glimmering Clouds

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Incredible

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book List

One of the things I love about traveling to Canada is all the great bookstores.  I always come back with a replenished “to read” list.  This time is no different. … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Purple Haze 2

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Purple Haze

Seriously – no filter.

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

I have wanted to read a novel by Haruki Murakami for some time, but his massive novels were intimidating. I thought I would try an audio book and picked up Colorless … Continue reading

July 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

Purple Everywhere

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After the Storm

Summer storms sometimes leave a beautiful aftermath.

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Parade

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Neighborhood Fun

July 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Books I’ve Read This Year

Fiction (28)

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)

The Rosie Effect - Graeme Simsion (3 1/2)

Lila - Marilynne Robinson (4)*

All The Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr (4)

Swindle - Gordon Korman (4)

The Girl on the Train - Paula Hawkins (4)

The Story Hour - Thrity Umrigar (4)

Heat Wave - Nancy Thayer (4)

Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel (4 1/2)*

The Goldfinch - Donna Tartt (4)

A Spool of Blue Thread - Anne Tyler (3 1/2)

Swapping Lives - Jane Green (4)

Tempting Fate - Jane Green (3)

We Are Called to Rise - Laura McBride (3)

Colorless Life of Tsukuru Tazaki - Haruki Murakami (3 1/2)

Big Little Lies - Liane Moriarty (4)*

Family Pictures - Jane Green (3)

At The Water's Edge - Sarah Gruen (3 1/2)

God Help the Child - Toni Morrison (3 1/2)

A Tale for the Time Being - Ruth Ozeki (4 1/2)*

Non-Fiction (16)

Long Mile Home - Helman & Russell

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

Stitches - Anne Lamott

Lean In - Sheryl Sandberg*

Yes Please - Amy Poehler*

Beyond Paycheck to Paycheck - Michael Rubin*

Searching for Sunday - Rachel Held Evans

Simplicity - Richard Rohr*

My Big Bottom Blessing - Teasi Cannon

Every Day I Fight - Stuart Scott

My Beloved World - Sonia Sotomayor*

Storm Surge - Adam Sobel

Still Foolin' 'Em - Billy Crystal

Who Moved My Cheese? - Spencer Johnson*

Do Over - Jon Acuff*

The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle

* highly recommended

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