WIP It Wednesday

Since I did finally finish my first pair for Box O Sox 2018, my size 0 HiYa HiYa circular was open for a new pair of socks to be cast on. As I planned, I started the Hugs and Chocolate Kisses socks with Dream in Color Smooshy in “Spicy Smooches.”

I do enjoy a twisted rib for cuffs on socks…a little out of the ordinary. I ended up with one and a half repeats of the rib. And now on to the first six rows of the X and O Lace Pattern.

#TBT Review: The Bluest Eye

Book Title: The Bluest Eye

Author: Toni Morrison

Genre: Literary fiction

Published Date: November 28, 1993

This #TBT review was originally posted on February 28, 2008 and was read for a number of reading challenges: My Year of Living Dangerously, A to Z Authors (M);   and 101 Books in 1,001 Days. Continue reading “#TBT Review: The Bluest Eye”

Plans for a Hugs, Kisses and an Olympic Trip

Since visually, other than one completed Crusoe, my knitting progress looked very similar to last week. I thought that today I would share my knitting plans for the future…goal knits and what I have in the works for February. Continue reading “Plans for a Hugs, Kisses and an Olympic Trip”

To Abandon or Not?

As I’ve written before, for me, the hallmark of a good book is the fact that I can’t possibly put it down. For the most part, these books fit into the thriller and suspense genre. Although there have been novels in the past, l’d classify as literary fiction, which moved me to my core that fit the bill. Thought provoking and deep. Continue reading “To Abandon or Not?”

Unexpected Connection to Current Events: ‘Keep Her Safe’ Review

Book Title: Keep Her Safe

Author: Sophie Hannah

Genre: Literary thriller, suspense, mystery

Published Date: September 19, 2017

Rating:  4 stars

Challenges: Popsugar 2018 Advanced Challenge (Book about a Problem Facing Society Today), #4 of 68 for Goodreads Challenge Continue reading “Unexpected Connection to Current Events: ‘Keep Her Safe’ Review”