Category: Monthly Review

July, July!

Have you heard the song, “July, July!” by The Decemberists? You should. This is the story of the road that goes to my house And what ghosts there do remain And all the troughs that run the length and breadth of my house And…

May 2019 In Review

My focus lately has been everywhere besides this blog, despite the fact that I have “re-branded” my website and social media presence from Roof Beam Reader to He Writes Words. It’s been a slow and confusing transition, though, which might explain why I’ve been…

Month in Review: August 2016

Happy September!  This time of year tends to be my favorite. Even though it means the ushering in of another academic year, a busy semester bringing with it all sorts of extra commitments, last-minute meetings, unanticipated problems and such things as come with being…

Month in Review: July 2016

  Yes, indeed, August is here! The eighth month of the year, which means July is somehow already gone, past, behind us. How exactly did that happen?  August means back-to-school month, although that’s not quite accurate for me, considering I taught all summer long,…

Time Keeps on Slipping…Slipping…

Spring Has Sprung! Erm… or, such was the first line for the last monthly check-in that I managed to publish on the blog. Good grief, where has the time gone!? It’s now July and we’re well into summer. Thoughts of Spring have come and gone in…

Critical Linking: What’s New?

Greetings, Readers! The last month or so has been a busy but exciting one! I’ve published a bunch of fun and (hopefully) interesting and edifying articles over at About.com’s Classic Literature site. Here are some of the highlights: Resolved to Read the Classics: 10 Resources…

Book Bloggers Made Me Do It #BBAW

It’s the third day of Book Blogger Appreciation Week and we’ve got a new blog topic to discuss! Here’s what the fearless leaders came up with: Day 3 Have you ever read a book because of a book blogger? Be it a good book or…

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