Book Review: The Magnolia Story

01.9.2017

The guiltiest of pleasures! I love Fixer Upper for all the reasons you might expect. It's funny, cute, inspiring, and simple. There's no conflict, or bad guys, or explosions, or skin-tight suits. Just a Texan couple, making houses beautiful. The Magnolia Story details the life of Chip and ...

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Book Review: You'll Grow Out of It

01.9.2017

Happy New Year! January is such a melancholy month, isn't it? The festivities and gatherings have ended, everyone is back to work and school, and there are weeks of dark, cold days┬╣ ahead of us. So, to get my mind off my SO's departure I listened to Jessi ...

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Reflections on 2016

12.30.2016

January 1st of 2016 feels like it was a lifetime ago, doesn't it? 365 days ago I was buying my last physics textbook, working on my senior project, and applying to jobs in my spare time. I had never voted in a Presidential election[1]. I had never ordered ...

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San Francisco 2016: An Adventure

12.20.2016

Hello, beautiful reader! I hope you are enjoying the holiday season, and are looking forward to some quality time with the people you love in the coming weeks. Before the madness really started Eli and I got to spend a week in San Francisco while he visited CoreOS, the tech ...

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Book Review: Choose Your Own Autobiography

12.17.2016

Choose Your Own Autobiography is the work of Neil Patrick Harris, detailing different parts of his life until now. Although the book is done in the style of the Choose Your Own Adventure books, I listened to the book on tape where flipping to page 129 wasn't exactly feasible ...

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Book Review: Today Will Be Different

12.4.2016

Off the Powell's New + Recommended shelf, I picked up Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple. And unfortunately, it won't be finding it's way to my 'New + Recommended' list any time soon. The book follows Eleanor through a particularly whirl-wind day, from her son Timby feigning illness ...

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Book Review: It Ends With Us

12.3.2016

It Ends With Us is a harrowing story of love and abuse, and how abusive relationships aren't usually as black-and-white as we like to think. 'It Ends With Us' follows Lily Bloom as she opens her own flower shop and falls in love with a surgeon, Ryle Kincaid. With ...

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