The weather here was sunny and cool, and I enjoyed a lot of reading and adventuring outside.
I finished six books. I 💗Parnassus on Wheels, and if you like books and strong women, I think you will, too. Should I read the sequel?
I also 💗Latinitas, and I urge you to seek this one out, too.
My friend Rae shared Searching for God Knows What, and we both agree you may like it if you like Anne Lamott. In Bird Therapy, Joe Harkness tells the story of how birding became a balm for his depression. Float Plan is exactly what the cover would lead you to believe. And I'd say skip Discworld Graphic Novels and read the books themselves.
The Poetry of Strangers: What I Learned Traveling America With a Typewriter (National Poetry Month)
Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley (Classics Club)
The Discworld Graphic Novels by Terry Pratchett (Graphic Novel)
Float Plan by Trish Doller (Fiction)
Searching for God Knows What by Donald Miller (Spirituality)
Latinitas: Celebrating 40 Big Dreamers by Juliet Menendez (Children's Nonfiction)
Bird Therapy by Joe Harkness (Birding; Happiness)
The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman (Nonfiction Challenge)...37%
Yes, and...Daily Meditations by Richard Rohr (Daily Meditation Reading)...73%
100 Poems to Break Your Heart (National Poetry Month)...Waiting on the return of this book from the library
Quo Vadis by Henryk Sienkiewicz (Chapter-a-Day Read)...28%
Favorite Folktales from Around the World collected by Jane Yolen (Classics Club Spin)...17%
How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope (National Poetry Month)...25%
Aaron Yang: Voracious Reader or Giant Pain to Librarians? There are more than 9,000 public libraries in the US, and Aaron Yang is trying to win as many prizes as he can in their summer reading programs. Right or wrong?
Why I love BookCrossing: I leave a book at the Strand in Galveston in 2009, and twelve years later, someone in Pennsylvania finds it and reads it. It's lovely to contemplate.
We spent all four days of the City Nature Challenge taking photos of animals and plants and uploading them into iNaturalist. The first day we looked in our own backyard as it was raining, and day two we spent at a city park. The third day we ventured down to a nearby county park, and we spent the last day at the San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge. Fabuloso.
Good Thing #1
I ended up finding almost 100 different species of animals and plants, including this fellow here.
Good Thing #2
I took photos of several new-to-me birds and butterflies and flowers, including this Snowy Egret and this Plegadis Ibis.
Good Thing #3
We see a Watch for Snakes sign at Camp Mohawk and what do we see next to it? A snake!
I'm happy you found your way to the Sunday Salon. Sunday Salon is a place for us to link up and to share what we have been doing during the week. It's a great way to visit other blogs and join in the conversations going on there.
Some of the things we often talk about at the Sunday Salon:
- What was your week like?
- Read any good books? Tell us about them.
- What other bookish things did you do?
- What else is going on in your life?
Other places where you may like to link up over the weekend are below. Click on the picture to visit the site.
My linkup for Sunday Salon is below.