Living With Joy

Just one person trying to live their life with Joy

Gardens at Central Park

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

View From Brooklyn

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Central Park Reservoir in Spring

May 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Audacity of Hope

You might ask how exactly it is that I, a political hack, would manage to not read the book laying out the political views of the sitting president. ¬†You might … Continue reading

May 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Purple in Spring

Central Park in Spring

May 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

Spring at the Theater

May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me

There comes weeks in every semester when it’s best to read a light and fun read. Luckily I picked up Mindy Kaling’s book at a book sale a few weekends … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

More Cherries

May 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cherry Blossom Time

As much as I hate spring allergies, I love cherry blossoms, dogwoods, and magnolias.

May 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dogwoods

I’m learning to love pink dogwoods. Even in the spring rain.

May 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Books I’ve Read This Year

Fiction (22)

The Nature of the Beast - Louise Penny (4)

Funny Girl - Nick Hornby (4)

The Bone Clocks - David Mitchell (3)

Millones Cajones - Rob Bell (4)

Euphoria - Lily King (4 1/2)*

Mosquitoland - David Arnold (3 1/2)*

And When She Was Good - Laura Lippman (3 1/2)

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend - Katarina Bivald (4)*

Heart of the Matter - Emily Giffin (3)

The Martian - Andy Weir (4 1/2)*

To Have and to Hold - Jane Green (4)

Three Junes - Julia Glass (4)

My Name is Lucy Barton - Elizabeth Strout (3)

The Beach House - Jane Green (3 1/2)

The Silkworm - Robert Galbraith (4)

The Last Runaway - Tracy Chevalier (4)*

Me Before You - Jojo Moyes (4 1/2)*

The Disappeared - Kim Echlin (4 1/2)*

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats - Jan-Philipp Sendker (4 1/2)*

King and Maxwell - David Baldacci (3 1/2)

The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club - Gil McNeil (4)*

Room - Emma Donoghue (4)*

Non-Fiction (15)

#GIRLBOSS - Sophia Amoruso*

the life-changing magic of tidying up - marie kondo

Redesigning America's Community Colleges - Bailey & Jaggers*

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - Frederick Douglass*

So You've Been Publicly Shamed - Jon Ronson*

Steve Jobs - Walter Isaacson*

Between the World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates

How to Be Here - Rob Bell*

Concussion - Jeanne Marie Laskas

Academic Advising Approaches - Drake, Jordan & Miller*

1776 - David McCullough

How to Lie with Statistics - Darrell Huff

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me - Mindy Kaling

The Audacity of Hope - Barack Obama*

Creativity, Inc. - Ed Catmull*

* highly recommended

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