Book Reviews for February 2019

“Groundhog found fog. New snows and blue toes. Fine and dandy for Valentine candy. Snow spittin’; if you’re not mitten-smitten, you’ll be frostbitten! By jing-y feels spring-y.” The Old Farmer’s Almanac It isn’t quite feeling spring-y, yet. But February is mercifully behind us, so perhaps there is hope. Here are my book reviews for theContinue reading “Book Reviews for February 2019”

A Not-So-Triumphant (And Kinda Anticlimactic) Return

Hello, world. It’s been a while (NOTE: it hasn’t, actually. But I wrote this post before the one I put up the other day). So long, in fact, that I might suggest the internet has entirely forgotten my existence (but not really, because the internet is super creepy and remembers everything about all of us).Continue reading “A Not-So-Triumphant (And Kinda Anticlimactic) Return”

Valley Summers And Chicago Autumns

Once upon a time, there was a girl named Lizzy, who loved two baseball teams very much. The first team was in her own humble home town, bringing joy to all who lived there year after year (especially to Lizzy). One summer, a young ballplayer named Daniel Murphy traveled far from his native land toContinue reading “Valley Summers And Chicago Autumns”

What I Did On My Summer Vacation (By Lizzy Kipps)

It was more of a stay-cation sort of thing, actually. And I didn’t do a whole heck of a lot. This about sums it up: -Got my eyes checked out and ordered new spectacles. With luck, I will be looking like a 1940’s-era librarian very soon. -Story revisions. And more story revisions. And yet moreContinue reading “What I Did On My Summer Vacation (By Lizzy Kipps)”

The Fabulous Vocabulary Of Les Miserables

“Do you hear the people sing Lost in the valley of the night? It is the music of a people Who are climbing to the light. For the wretched of the earth There is a flame that never dies. Even the darkest night will end And the sun will rise.” I once read Les Miserables.Continue reading “The Fabulous Vocabulary Of Les Miserables”


With this blog being all new, and there being so many possible topics to write about and whatnot, I’ve found it difficult to narrow it down to just one. I offer, instead of something entertaining or insightful, this random mishy-mashy list of miscellany I find myself fond of lately. It’s like, Oprah’s Favorite Things, onlyContinue reading “Miscellany”