Category Archives: reading

What I read: October 2013

Shame on me for not reading enough this month. I’ll say that from the outset.  But perhaps I can be excused because I spent most of the month reading (and memorizing!) this: …because the production I am in of Spelling … Continue reading

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Seven Quick Links after a busy week

This post was originally going to be “7 things we should have shut down instead of the government”, but all I could come up with was Hooters. — 1 — I love a good pen. These are what I’m writing … Continue reading

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What I read: September 2013

After having spent the preceding weeks committed to a long volume of Tolstoy, I decided to play the field during September, dabbling in a few genres. Memories of a Marriage I took a chance and checked a book out from … Continue reading

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What I read: August 2013

I’m almost ashamed I only have one book to report having finished this month, but it’s a big one. Anna Karenina There is not a font large enough to express my glee at this accomplishment. I FINISHED ANNA KARENINA! After … Continue reading

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7 things that made me happy this week

I’ve been trying to get a lot done this week, including practicing, paperwork, catching up on email, writing and running. Much to my surprise I found myself tired and a little stressed. So rather than a long, intellectual 7 Quick … Continue reading

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What I read: July 2013

Despite my high hopes for lots of travel reading (confession: I watched three hours of Call the Midwife on one of my flights when I should have been reading), I had but modest achievements this month. Here’s what I read. … Continue reading

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What I read: June 2013

I never made a formal resolution to read more this year, but I have been making an effort and it is paying off in spades. I’m finally getting to some of the books that were on my to-read list for … Continue reading

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Seven ways I’ve been fueling myself in 2013

Tomorrow is the first of June, which up until I did the math a moment ago I thought marked the halfway point of the year. Turns out we are only 5/12ths of the way through the year, but that won’t … Continue reading

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What I’ve been reading backstage

With tech week, the run of a show, and long waits for a few recent auditions, I’ve been getting caught up on my “to-read” list (and doing a few crossword puzzles to keep things interesting). The Glass Castle: A Memoir … Continue reading

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A quiet week, and a guest post

I was so disappointed as the week drew to a close that I didn’t expect to be able to pull together my 7 Quick Takes for the week. I have had a love-hate relationship with this practice: first I wrote … Continue reading

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