Tag Archives: Good Reads

The Shakeout: Hiking the Appalachian Trail, Part I

Hi there, readers! Can you believe that October is on the doorstep? I wanted to post this piece two weeks ago, but have been delayed. A nasty stomach virus swept through campus this week, taking down faculty and students. I … Continue reading

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Bargain Corner!

Readers, Everywhere God is on sale at Amazon for $6.55! Roughly half its list price. If you’re looking for a new read or a gift for a friend, now is the time to buy. This review particularly makes me happy. “Alicia’s … Continue reading

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Some Favorite Family Read-Alouds

Hi friends! Head over to my friend Jessica Snell’s blog to read a piece I wrote about some favorite family read-alouds. I think you’ll enjoy checking out her blog, and hopefully you will find a new title or two to … Continue reading

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A New Year, A New Book

It’s Monday. The start of a new week and a new year—2017. On several occasions at Always Orange, I have professed my fondness for New Year’s Resolutions. Over the years, my practices regarding this tradition have adapted to fit my … Continue reading

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Advent: Savoring the Season, Week 2

As we head into week two of Advent, I wanted to share some ideas and suggestions for ways to observe this meaningful season. Some of my ideas are geared towards families. Other ideas are more individual in nature.  I’m no … Continue reading

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Always Orange 2015 Christmas Gift List

This type of post is a first for me. I love reading the gift lists others write, but I get nervous whenever I have to compile a list of favorites, especially when it includes books. How to narrow the choices? … Continue reading

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Why I am Glad I Read Go Set a Watchman and Some Reasons Why You Should Too

The NPR segments, the written reviews, and the blog posts have ended about Harper Lee’s latest book Go Set a Watchman. It’s been almost two months since the book was released and I am finally sitting down to write my … Continue reading

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