Posts Categorized: Just For Fun

Jul 03
Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

  This post is mainly just an excuse to post the flag I created out of some of my red, white, and blue book covers.  I had to skimp on the stripes, because I didn’t have enough red and white covers to make thirteen stripes.  And I decided to forego the stars completely, since I hope I generally got the gist across.  I also considered taking off the covers, but I thought that would be too easy. 🙂   If… Read more »


Jan 08
What Bookish Goodies Were In the Book Riot Subscription Box?

What Bookish Goodies Were In the Book Riot Subscription Box?

Many of you are likely familiar with the Book Riot website.  You may be less familiar with “subscription boxes,” so I’ll take a moment to explain.  Imagine a mystery box of goodies that shows up on your doorstep every month or three months.  You pay a fixed amount for a subscription without knowing what you will receive, but you are assured that the value of all the goods in the box will exceed the cost of your subscription.  I’d heard… Read more »


Aug 22
Conversations With Siri

Conversations With Siri

For those of you not familiar with Siri, “she” is a “talking assistant” on the iPhone.  I’ve only used the feature on my phone a couple of times, and I typically don’t even remember that it’s there.  Last night, I had trouble falling asleep.  I thought I’d try to chat with Siri about books.  Let’s see how it went. OK, maybe Siri isn’t a big reader.  Perhaps she likes movies instead? That’s great.  But I REALLY want to talk about… Read more »