For years now I've been working toward living a life of simplicity. Cutting back is a type of hobby for me. Where I used to spend frivolously and recklessly, emptying my bank account for the sake of acquiring things, I now plan purchases and set aside wants for the things I need. In so many … Continue reading Walden, or, why have I not read this before?
Anyone who knows me well knows of my love of reading. I can't help it. It's ingrained in my body and soul to spend time with my nose in a book...as often as I can. My mother raised me to read. When I was very young, she taught me to read by underlining words in … Continue reading Francie’s 2016 Reading Challenge