Although I was somewhat disappointed in the first two Annies I read for my Annie Project, the stars aligned with my final three selections. (Future posts for Annie Proulx and Edward Abbey.)
Good, Better, Best – Alice Munro
Cherished Blogfest 2015
Thank you, Damyanti, Dan, Paul, Peter and Sharukh for co-hosting this Blogfest.
I apologize I can’t figure out how to link to the participants’ list, but you can find it by linking to one of the co-hosts above.
Did anyone else drive yourself crazy selecting a Cherished Object?
It’s a Sign
Summertime might finally have arrived and be here for the next week or so (but I don’t want to say that too loudly in case the Weather Gods are listening).
Faith, Hope and Compassion
I struggled with how – or even whether – to review what I’ve read so far from my Annie Project.
The two Annies I’ve finished, Annie Dillard (The Writing Life) and Anne Lamott (Small Victories) left me lukewarm when I was expecting ‘red hot’; three stars when I was certain they would each merit five.
Annie Dillard isn’t the one causing my innards to churn. At worst, she didn’t hold my interest. Dillard is both deep and vast in her thoughts and writing technique.
Either she’s too deep or I’m too shallow.
In reality, she digressed, and I got lost. Read the rest of this entry »
Mono a Mano
No, that’s not a typo in my title (although I don’t know how to put the accent mark on the ‘a’).
I’ve been tangling a little differently the past couple of weeks – practicing monotangles instead of multiples. Monotangle simply means I cover the entire tile with one pattern, either repeating a pattern in small multiples or using the entire tile to make a pattern once.
That explains ‘Mono“.
Where’s the ‘Mano‘ come in? Read the rest of this entry »