As school restarts for me this month online, I always look forward to the books I'm assigned to read. Since most of my classes this semester are historical, I have a lot of amazing looking historical nonfiction books to read. One of my classes, Survey to Communication Research, does not require any books, but for … Continue reading Books for My College Classes Fall 2020
This week is pretty busy for me, as I prepare for finals while celebrating Thanksgiving. So I didn't really have time to write a full blog post. Instead of leaving you with nothing, I thought I'd share one of my favorite thanksgiving poems. A Thanksgiving Poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) The sun hath shed … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Poem…
“If I be waspish, best beware my sting.” ― William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew
(Can you tell I'm addicted to taking photos of fall? Well, here's another to remind you how much I love fall! I just love how the dead leaves fell on the moss beside the water.) “I love the autumn—that melancholy season that suits memories so well. When the trees have lost their leaves, when the … Continue reading Death Has Come
"The leaves were more gorgeous than ever; the first touch of frost would lay them all low to the ground. Already one or two kept constantly floating down, amber and golden in the low slanting sun-rays." ― Elizabeth Gaskell, North and South
“The tints of autumn...a mighty flower garden blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, frost.” ― John Greenleaf Whittier
“The leaves fall, the wind blows, and the farm country slowly changes from the summer cottons into its winter wools.” ― Henry Beston
Yes, it is that time of year. It's definitely still summer, but the air is slightly cooler and it has been so windy here in Minnesota! Anyway, I saw this tag going around Booktube the last few days. I traced it back to Tall Tales YouTube channel, and you can check out the original video … Continue reading Finally Fall Book Tag!