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 research have consumed my days, nights, and weekends for the […]

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 doing lots of reading and listening (to audiobooks) over the […]

Repurposing the Guest Room

For our first seven years in this house, one of the bedrooms was designated as a ‘guest bedroom’.  During those years, the room featured electric blue carpeting (came with the house), and a white wicker bedroom set with two twin beds.  We never had guests, and the room slowly morphed into a catch-all. In 2007, […]