Sara R. June 25, 2021 0 Comments

It occurred to me this week, as I muscled through the final section of Draft 10 of my current long-form project, that a rest would soon be in order. I have a tendency

Since finishing Jenny Odell’s fascinating book, HOW TO DO NOTHING: RESISTING THE ATTENTION ECONOMY, I’ve spotted a red-bellied woodpecker (twice) on our backyard birdfeeder, identified that curious grey-capped hopper foraging in the rose

Among my most vivid memories from growing up are those of being a (pre-)teenager and spending lazy summer weeks in Vermont with my grandmother at her “chalet.” Deep in the woods, at the

Sara R. April 30, 2020 0 Comments

April has found me more than a bit distracted, and I've had a hard time sinking into any one book. So consider this list one of "halfsies," because I'm about halfway through everything

Sara R. April 14, 2020 0 Comments

Dear Anne: I fell in love first with your confessions. You died years before I was born, and it would be years still before I grew into a suburban teenager who felt at

Sara R. March 31, 2020 0 Comments

I'm a stress reader, so my March Reading List is BIG! (Did you know that getting lost in a good book can reduce your stress hormones by 68 percent? It certainly works for