#1linerWeds. 7/17/19

❤ when a book starts with the acknowledgements. #grateful. Right out of the gate I read this gem:

This one is for all of us who’ve cried when looking in the mirror. Here’s to never doing that again.

Not relatable to everyone but definitely strikes a chord with me. All my women role models have been larger in life. Inside and out. Society judges – lazy, no willpower, weak, failure, <insert another inappropriate adjective of choice>.  Eff that!! The message in Good Luck With That by Kristan Higgins is clear – LOVE YOURSELF!

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#1linerWeds. 7/10/19

Here’s a good one for anyone who says they do not have time to read.  My suggestion is make time 🙂  Well if reading for joy is your thing anyways.

Books don’t take time away from us,” she said. “They give it back. In this age of abstraction, of multitasking, of speed for speed’s sake, they reintroduce us to the elegance—and the relief!—of real, tick-tock time.”

Elizabeth Berg

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#1linerWeds. 7/03/19

Okay so my TV viewing is slumpy.  Yep I made up that word.  The new shows won’t start up again until September.  To combat the TV doldrums, I am reading voraciously.  Yep, inhaling the pages.  What a sight to witness!  Any who, instead of a quote from a show, I am switching to a quote from a book.  Now without further ado, here’s a good one:

Coal, with time and heat and pressure, will always become a diamond. But if you were freezing to death, which would you consider the gem?

Jodi Picoult’s a spark of light

And for some reason I think I may have used this quote already.  Oh well, not going to search for it now.  If you’d like to join in, look right here.

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#1linerWeds. 6/26/19

From a book this time.

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you.

Flora Dane character in Never Tell by Lisa Gardner

Dark I know but paranoia is like a sixth sense. If your gut tells you something maybe you should believe it. Truth is often stranger than fiction.

AnyWho that’s my story and I’m sticking to it. Hope you have a wonderful Wednesday! As always more to come.

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