6 Things I Did When I Got Hit with the Virus From Hell

Well, that certainly was a doozy! At the beginning of last week I was hit hard with a virus that’s supposedly been making its rounds in my community. A handful of people I work with had it the week before I did, so I’m guessing I must have caught it from them. Man, I hadn’t…

On Reading, Pre-Booktube

I’m sitting here racking my brains, trying to figure out when I properly got into the world of BookTube (bookish videos on YouTube). I think it must have been in 2014 because by 2015 I was running my very own BookTube channel. Finally, I had found a group of like-minded individuals who loved books and…

Preparing Myself & My Home For the Holidays

I know a few of you are gonna roll your eyes at me when I say this, but as soon as October hits, I start getting in the mood for Christmas and the holidays. This is when I start thinking about ways to decorate my home to make it more festive, ways to put myself…

On Libraries

Libraries are essential. There, I can pretty much end this post right now if I wanted to (but I won’t). Lately, I’ve been hearing a lot of nonsense in the news telling us that libraries have become irrelevant and I start to wonder who exactly is making this assumption. Library funding has been slashed severely…

On Collecting Books

Though I prefer to live a minimalist lifestyle and only keep around me what I absolutely need (and want), there is one thing I avidly and enthusiastically collect: classic film non-fiction books. How My Collection Started My collection of film books started in the ’90s when one of my aunts gifted me a first edition…