HAPPY Valentine’s Day

Grunge rubber stamp with word Finished inside,vector illustration
Reviewed recently on PWR

In spite of the title, this is not a romantic read. Reviewed earlier today on PWR

Reviewed recently on PWR


A re-read
re-read on an audiobook format
A delightful read reviewed on “Saturday Morning for Kids, PWR


Not yet reviewed
My daily devotional

I finished up two books today, and am planning to start two new ones tonight.


*Clearing TBR shelves We simply made room for more by adding built-in bookshelves in the guest bedroom at Christmas.

*Reading more non-fiction I am making excellent progress here and starting Think Again by Adam Grant tonight.

*Reading more poetry I am doing well here and am enjoying myself after a neglectful break from poetry.

*Celebration of Color Challenge Completed in January

*Reading books about and by Madeline L’Engle. I re-read two of her books about the Murray family and a biography of L’Engle written by her granddaughters so far.

—-COMING SOON— A reading challenge involving New York City for March

Until next time, stay classy lassies (and lads)!

Author: Rae Longest

This year (2019) finds me with 50 years of teaching "under my belt." I have taught all levels from pre-K "(library lady" or "book lady"--volunteer) to juniors, seniors, and graduate students enrolled in my Advanced Writing class at the university where I have just completed 30 years. My first paying teaching job was junior high, and I spent 13 years with ages 12-13, the "difficult years." I had some of the "funnest" experiences with this age group. When I was no longer the "young, fun teacher," I taught in an elementary school setting before sixth graders went on to junior high, teaching language arts blocs, an assignment that was a "dream-fit" for me. After completing graduate school in my 40s, I went on to community college, then university teaching. Just as teaching is "in my blood," so is a passion for reading, writing, libraries, and everything bookish. This blog will be open to anyone who loves books, promotes literacy and wants to "come out and play."

7 thoughts on “SUNDAY SUMMARY 2/14/21”

  1. You had a great reading week. Did you get much read during this awful week of weather we had here in Texas?

    I’m a Wrinkle in Time fan from way back. Way, way back. I remember getting my first copy in a Scholastic book order. Was I in sixth grade? And yet I’ve never read anything else by L’Engle.

    Your goals are coming along nicely. I bet you are having fun planning for a month of New York City in March.

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    1. I did nothing because I could not focus on anything but being sooooooo cold.
      I have already read many books by L’Engle, including her autobiography, but I intend to re-read or at least skim them again.
      Tomorrow on the 28th, I do my first NY post–your mug and another from NYC.


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