Boondock Ramblings

Sunday Bookends: Reading classics, my son’s various costumes, and spring may stay around for a bit

Welcome to Sunday Bookends where I ramble about What I’m Reading, watching, writing, listening to and doing. What I’m Reading Little Miss and I have finished quite a few Marguerite Henry books now including Misty of Chincoteague, Stormy:… Read More

Sunday Bookends: Amazing roses, new authors, and a little too much binge watching

What I’m Reading I found a new author this week. Someone I “met” on Instagram world where self-published and traditional authors intermingle and share their latest publications. Bethany Turner has authored a selection of books and I’m trying… Read More

Bookish questions: short chapters or long chapters?

As I started getting back into reading in the last couple of years, I’ve noticed there are all kinds of opinions among book readers. Everyone has different tastes, everyone has different interests and what one person likes in… Read More

Sunday Bookends: Peggy Rowe, The Chosen, rocking out the stress and country living

It has definitely been a crazy week with moving in, trying to get settled in to our new house and having the sudden realization we now live in the country. Sure, we have other houses around us and… Read More

Sunday Bookends: Free ebooks, moving and some fresh air

What a week, huh? Don’t worry, I’m not going to interject politics, worries, or virus numbers from around the world in this post, so you’re safe. The only thing I will say about it all is that I… Read More

Sunday Bookends: house selling drama, Sweet Land and small town libraries

The house selling process plods forward and as it does I seem to be having more breakdowns than normal. The roller-coaster of emotions as we worry about something falling through with either the sale of this house or… Read More

Sunday Bookends: Books finished and started; the never-ending house showings; and Ancestry.com’s rabbit holes

This past week was fairly tame, for the most part, with things speeding up toward the end of it while we prepared for yet another house showing. I think we are on number 14, if you count the… Read More

Sunday Bookends: The Biggest Little Farm, Comfort reading, and apparently it’s spring in winter

This is part of Readerbuzz’s Sunday Salon. I tried to distract myself from the stress of life this week by choosing a documentary to watch, but I’m not sure my stress was relieved watching a farming couple almost… Read More

Sunday Bookends: Dick VanDyke, Noelle, sappy, predictable Christmas movies, and light reading

Bah-humbug to the crummy week this past week was. And bah-humbug to: the people who thought they could pay us almost $35,000 less for our house than we were asking so they could flip it (not very Christian… Read More