Showing posts from May, 2015

AND...WOW!! I have been blogging for 10 years!!

10 YEARS!!! Who knew?? I looked back, and my first post was March 6, 2005. Wow! Crazy!

(okay..yes...I haven't blogged every day, but to still actively post on a ten-year-old blog is kind of amazing considering most are abandoned!)

New Look to the Blog

After ten years, I finally got sick of it. LOL! So, I am going minimalist. :)

A Tale for the Time Being, by Ruth Ozeki

Description from Amazon:
“A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be.”
In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there’s only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates’ bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao first plans to document the life of her great grandmother, a Buddhist nun who’s lived more than a century. A diary is Nao’s only solace—and will touch lives in ways she can scarcely imagine. Across the Pacific, we meet Ruth, a novelist living on a remote island who discovers a collection of artifacts washed ashore in a Hello Kitty lunchbox—possibly debris from the devastating 2011 tsunami. As the mystery of its contents unfolds, Ruth is pulled into the past, into Nao’s drama and her unknown fate, and forward into her own future.Full of Ozeki’s signature humor and deeply engaged with the relationship between writer and reader, past and present, fact and fiction, quantum physics, histor…