The Broken Window

The Broken Window: A Lincoln Rhyme Novel by Jeffery Deaver My review My rating: 4 of 5 stars The last time I read a detective/mystery novel, I was highly annoyed about the “deus ex machina” ending in which the author just made up new stuff that hadn’t been revealed at any point during the book,… Continue reading The Broken Window

The Nursery

We finally finished decorating the nursery! Check out all the great pictures. This lightswitch, and some Winnie the Pooh prints, along with a baby book we got as a shower gift. You can see the green color on the wall. We ended up painting over three of the four walls in the room, leaving one… Continue reading The Nursery

Stalking Irish Madness

Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family’s Schizophrenia by Patrick Tracey My review My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars I am usually horrible at reading non-fiction, but this book surprisingly kept my attention throughout. Part history lesson, part memoir, part scientific investigation, we follow along as Patrick Tracey searches Ireland for answers… Continue reading Stalking Irish Madness

Divorce Your Car

Divorce Your Car! : Ending the Love Affair with the Automobile by Katharine T. Alvord My review My rating: 3 of 5 stars Not much to say about this that I didn’t already say about How to Live Well Without Owning a Car. But, while I found that a quick breezy read, this was much… Continue reading Divorce Your Car

My First Rain Commute: On Fenders and Getting in the Paper

Had my first commute in the rain today. I’ve only been doing it for a couple of weeks, and previously the worst was a light drizzle. Today it was actually raining, so it was a different experience. I ended up wearing my sunglasses (so THAT’S what the clear lenses are for! Too bad they were… Continue reading My First Rain Commute: On Fenders and Getting in the Paper Continue reading My First Rain Commute: On Fenders and Getting in the Paper