Old Dog, New Tricks

I’ve been nostalgic for my book blog for a few months now and am brining it out of retirement.  The last few years have been filled with many adventures, most time consuming of them all was a return to college.  Syllabi, professors, papers, presentations, and […]

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539 Days and Counting

It’s been 539 days since my last post here on Book Line and Sinker; I feel a bit like a cicada digging my way out of the earth after a long hiatus–I couldn’t even remember my login here at the old website tonight! I’ve been […]

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Danke schön: Belated Thanks

In July 2010, my sister, Jessica, underwent a bone marrow transplant as part of her treatment for leukemia (ALL).  While biological siblings are the best hope for a viable match, I was deemed unsuitable because our HLA tissue only matched 50%.  After a few weeks […]

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