Tag Archive | audiobooks

Admiration Is Not Idolatry

I have been a Billy Joel fan since I was young, probably fifth grade since that coincides with the release of An Innocent Man. The first album I bought was The Bridge. If memory my serves me correctly, $9.99 at Record Bar at Honey Creek Square in Terre Haute, IN. It might have been Disk […]

Managing Time

Managing Time

“You may delay, but time will not.”
― Benjamin Franklin

Hair of the Dog Part 2 (Or Gift Ideas for Realmies Suffering Withdrawals)

Hair of the Dog Part 2 (Or Gift Ideas for Realmies Suffering Withdrawals)

We’re not even halfway to Realm Makers 2017 but we are approaching the Christmas season, so what better way to help Realmies with withdrawals and provide gift ideas? So there’s that saying the cure for a hangover is the hair of the dog that bit you. Realm Makers is the dog and there’s a lot of […]

Rediscovering Audio

Rediscovering Audio

When I was a preteen, one of my favorite activities was to plug my headphones into my purple boombox and put in a CD of either Lord of the Rings or a Narnia audiobook (actually, I think we even had one Narnia book on tape.) I would draw or knit as I listened. Then for […]

Finding New Treasure

Finding New Treasure

This has been an exciting few months for me. The first Hobbit movie came out in December and the last book in the Wheel of Time series came out last week. Only one problem. They aren’t releasing the kindle version of A Memory of Light until April. I don’t buy non-digital books anymore, not unless […]

Buying books twice

Surely I’m not the only bibliophile who’s bought the same book twice. In the past when this happened it was an accident. But lately I’ve been doing it on purpose. One of my main obstacles to reading is the time it requires. So many books, so little time … and so many other things clamoring […]