Why Octavia Butler's Novels Are So Relevant Today Hey friends, happy Saturday! It's a chilly day down here in Dallas, but the snow is FINALLY melting and yesterday we got over freezing! Hooray! The white stuff was fun for a couple days, but I was ready for it to go away on Tuesday. Thankfully we … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Octavia E. Butler
Photo by Gabby K on Pexels.com Hey everyone, happy Saturday! It's the day before everyone's favorite holiday to hate--Valentine's Day! We probably won't do anything special--we're in a pandemic, after all--but we probably wouldn't have, anyway. It's just not as fun when you're an adult. The fun was in the crafts as a kid, and … Continue reading Blame Chaucer
Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com Hello friends! It's a special day here at A Cup of Tea and a Pen for Me--it's our second birthday! Grab a treat, pop on this playlist, and let's get this party started! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/37i9dQZF1DWYtQSOiZF6hj?si=KgRxdMPXTeOGVGsSjkBOuw This last year was very different for all of us, obviously. I didn't get nearly … Continue reading Terrific Two!
Good morning everyone! I'm so surprised we're at this post for the month already. January flew by this year and wasn't the normal 80+ days it usually is. If you're one of my newer readers, every year I participate in a Goodreads Reading Challenge. Last year my goal was 30 books, which I crushed and … Continue reading Reading Challenge 2021
Photo by Simon Matzinger on Pexels.com Hello friends! It's winter here in the northern hemisphere, and in Texas we rarely, if ever, get snow. A couple weekends ago, we had the good fortune of seeing a couple hours of snow, even though it didn't stick. One of my favorite musicians, Loreena McKennitt, does a musical … Continue reading Snow