More Books less Social Media

I tried the library’s bookclub recommendation for a group read young adult fiction novel. I really love a lot of young adult fiction. I listened to nearly 3 hours of this 8 hour book and hated it. I don’t know why I kept at it for so long. I wanted so badly to like it. I didn’t like any of the characters including the main protagonist. I hated the voice reading the story too. I was 10 minutes into a 30 minute run when I stopped mid run and returned the audio book to the library. I simply was not able to listen to another word. Maybe I wasn’t the target audience … or maybe it was just shit? Continue reading More Books less Social Media

The Practically Worthless Coin Collection

Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: Day Five — The Practically Worthless Coin Collection

Welcome to my fifth post for the Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge. I was invited by Terri from https://terriwebsterschrandt.wordpress.com/ to participate in this blog series. The theme for my challenge is “Inheriting my Grandparent’s crap” 🙂 So for the last installment in this … Continue reading Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: Day Five — The Practically Worthless Coin Collection

Macrame Bottles

Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: Day Four — Inheriting the previously inherited

Welcome to my fourth post for the Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge. I was invited by Terri from https://terriwebsterschrandt.wordpress.com/ to participate in this blog series. The theme for my challenge is “Inheriting my Grandparent’s crap” 🙂   My Grandfather had a sister, her … Continue reading Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: Day Four — Inheriting the previously inherited

Vintage Ashtrays

Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: Day Three — How many ashtrays?

Welcome to my third post for the Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge. I was invited by Terri from https://terriwebsterschrandt.wordpress.com/ to participate in this blog series. The theme for my challenge is “Inheriting my Grandparent’s crap” 🙂   My Dad upon giving me these … Continue reading Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: Day Three — How many ashtrays?

Souvenirs of the 1922 Christchurch Exhibition

Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: Day Two — The Christchurch Exhibition

Welcome to my second post for the Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge. I was invited by Terri from https://terriwebsterschrandt.wordpress.com/ to participate in this blog series. The theme for my challenge is “Inheriting my Grandparent’s crap” 🙂   When my Dad and his sister … Continue reading Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: Day Two — The Christchurch Exhibition

My Grandparents

Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: Day One — The Hideous Vase

Welcome to my first post for the Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge. I was invited by Terri from https://terriwebsterschrandt.wordpress.com/ to participate in this blog series. The theme for my challenge is going to be “Inheriting my Grandparent’s crap” 🙂   I suspect … Continue reading Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: Day One — The Hideous Vase