Monthly Archives: June 2014

Book-a-week, week 7

Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris. Yep, back to that stuff. Why? Self-loathing, maybe?  Because I’m a completionist?  I don’t know.  Whatever.  Quick, fun read.  Actually might be the best of the Sookie books so far, or maybe I’m just … Continue reading

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Book-a-week, week 6

In the first of (possibly many this year) “books I can’t believe I haven’t read,” I give you: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. I have a strong suspicion that as a child I lied about having read this for … Continue reading

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Hike-a-week, week 5

  This hike was actually quite a while ago, but I’m just getting around to posting it.  On our last full day on vacation, we decided to drive to Point Reyes.  I felt bad that I had lived so close … Continue reading

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Book-a-week, week 5

For the recent vacation, I essentially just grabbed a few promising e-books from our local library.  All of this happened at the last minute, so I wasn’t too selective, just grabbing something that might be an entertaining read and was … Continue reading

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Hike-a-week, week 4

Yes, you are right.  There were no hikes in weeks 2 and 3, sadly.  The truth is that I wasn’t quite on sabbatical yet.  In fact, I still am not.  Slacker Sabbatical begins officially on July 1, 2014.  But once … Continue reading

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An actual vacation

  I just got back from 10 days in the Bay Area.  I was going to start out by saying that I don’t remember the last time I took a vacation that wasn’t tied somehow to conference travel, but yes … Continue reading

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