Day 197 of 200: The Last Book I Got from a Book Order

Today, @Citesomething posted the most magical tweet of the year. It’s the most wonderful day of the year. pic.twitter.com/WfRtkcy3Rs — Amanda MacGregor (@CiteSomething) February 6, 2019 I saw the picture and a shiver of excitement ran up my spine. I loved the Scholastic Book Fair. I also loved Scholastic book orders. In fact, I remember the very last book I got from a Scholastic book…

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Day 195 of 200: One Greedy Gulp

I’m not sure how you spent your Saturday, but I spent mine plowing through An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen. It was one of those books that exactly hit the spot I needed — a craving perfectly sated. I needed something light and engrossing. I tried to shove two heavier-themed (Inheritance and An Orchestra of Minorities) books next to each other and…

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Day 194 of 200: Five Thoughts on ‘A Star is Born’

Thought 1 You can dye her hair brown or orange or whatever and give her “natural-looking” makeup, but you can’t make me believe Lady Gaga is ugly. In fact, she’s super charming in this movie and I think she looks stunning in the brown hair and natural makeup. Every time she ran her finger down her profile I wanted to hug her. Thought 2 Right…

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Day 191 of 200: Tales from the Polar Vortex Day III

Now that the polar vortex has broken I’ve got a chill I can’t seem to shake. My insides feel like they’re constantly shivering even though I’m fully-clothed under a warm blanket with a tiny, furry space heater curled next to me. In 159 words I’m going to sink into a hot bath and then hit the sheets. I’m zonked. Yesterday’s furnace-anxiety was replaced by pee-anxiety….

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