The Epic Category

The Epic Category

So far in 2021, I’ve been steeping myself in Ancient thought. I never really would have guessed that I would choose to power myself through Epic Poetry … and love it. But I have. There have been moments. Mostly during my first listen to the Aeneid when I wondered, “What have I gotten myself into?!”…

flotsam & jetsam
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flotsam & jetsam

I already missed a week and I haven’t blogged since the last flotsam and jetsam post … I listened to A Room with a View by E.M. Forester and … while there was some good and interesting parts and it was well done, I didn’t love it. I really struggled to like something with which…

flotsam & jetsam
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flotsam & jetsam

I thought I’d add a new regular feature here at ladydusk thinking through the things that have come to the surface over the past week (or so). I’ve often enjoyed those amalgamation posts where small thoughts are gathered and smooshed. I almost called the feature ‘small thoughts,’ but decided to go with flotsam and jetsam…

Saturday Morning Review
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Saturday Morning Review

I’ve spent the morning with these two books: my ScholĂ© Sisters Reading Log and my Full Focus Planner. My Reading Log hosts both my ScholĂ© Sisters 5×5 and Literary Life #19in2020 book challenges. I updated my current reading and checked off a couple of books! I also went in and wrote some notes about Gilgamesh…

Book Review: Working it Out: Growing Spiritually with the Poetry of George Herbert by Joseph Womack

  Working it Out: Growing Spiritually with the Poetry of George Herbert by Joseph Womack My rating: 4 of 5 stars I wanted to read more George Herbert. Check I wanted to understand it. Check (mostly) I wanted to learn about reading poetry. Solid start. I didn’t answer a single one of the devotional questions….