Category Archives: Reflection

An uncluttered thought or two

Yesterday the library was closed in observance of Independence Day, and I have been using the time to get a little closer to my minimalist goals. This is a constant undertaking, an intermittent weekend project. Although I am frequently given … Continue reading

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Digital minimalism baby steps

A few readers were interested in updates on my experiment in digital minimalism,  so…here goes!   The ground rules I’ve followed have been: Email checked only 2-3 times a day, around meals, preferably not starting until after lunch. Social media … Continue reading

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You Still Can’t Call me Inspector Gadget

A few years ago I penned a few thoughts  (“Go Go Gadget Literature?”) distancing myself from e-readers and e-books, then exploding in popularity. A recent post by Lori at Should Be Reading made me think of it, and for good … Continue reading

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Christmas Reading

Today the Christmas spirit finally found me. Usually we embrace immediately after Thanksgiving, but the weather has been unseasonably warm lately. Sunday brought with it grey skies and a constant drizzle, though, which is partially inconvenient (for someone who walks … Continue reading

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Stock Phrases

Tonight I stumbled upon a list of “Top 20 Most Annoying Book Reviewer Cliches“. I figured I would be guilty of some of them, and that suspicion was confirmed.  As I’ve been trying to move from informal comments to more … Continue reading

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Go Go Gadget Literature….?

When I step into this library, I cannot understand why I ever step out of it. – Marie de Sevigne Change is inescapable. As a student of history, I’ve realized that nothing, no matter how wonderful or precious, endures forever. We … Continue reading

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