Category: Introspect

Spring feeling, cleaning and reading

Spring feeling, cleaning and reading

Hello? It’s me (Ashley). I was wondering after all these months if you’d like to read from me? Haha. Oh man…I’ve been in a crazy funk the last 6-8 months. A lot of it has to do with work stress, but I was also hit with extremely delayed homesickness. You know what they say, if one part of your life is out of wack, it throws everything off. And, in my case it is so, so true. I occasionally go through bouts of reader boredom, but I can usually bounce back after a few fluffy reads. However, for whatever reason, I was just not interested in reading…at all…not even graphic novels. Which scared me even more because it is so atypical. So, I took a step way, way back from blogging. I was half-assing more recent posts, not keeping up on my TBR list or reviews and just wanted to… Read more »

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Getting my shit together

Getting my shit together

I’m going to be honest. I’m feeling a little blasé about blogging. Which, as a general lack of posts might indicate, is a complete understatement. Ashley abandoned ship a while ago. I tried to hold on, but these days I would rather watch Gilmore Girls back-to-back in anticipation of the revival coming soon than blog. (Historically, Team Jess, but now maybe Logan? I guess age will do that? How do I cope with this shift in identity?) And at that, the idea of an in-depth feature on the Gilmores is more enticing to me than reviewing books as I have been for the past two years. Oh that. A two year blogiversary rolled around and I had no energy to even give myself a small party for committing to something for that long. Because honestly, Top Ten Tuesday posts every once in a while is as fulfilling a relationship as friends with… Read more »

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