Posts Tagged "words"

andrea and the words she was seeking

Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2013

andrea and the words she was seeking

In brainstorming about a post on reading and the many ways this simple yet often taken for granted act enriches life, I realized how difficult it would be to put this into words.  Everyone’s experience is a different one. Everyone’s tastes can be extraordinarily different. To try to sum up the significance of reading in just one person’s life would be an immense undertaking. Yet, here I was composing a post about it while on the treadmill, while driving home, while making eggs and toast for breakfast.

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this wild love of letters

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012

this wild love of letters

I recently decided to take a break from the ever-growing stack of poetry, fiction, psychology and spiritual books I’ve been reading to start a new book – a book about reading books, Anne Fadiman’s Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader.  Knowing I did not necessarily ‘need’ this book (my book collection is already a bit unmanageable), I tried my best not to give in when I first saw it flirt with me last week at the local used paperback store.

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