Current Projects

This is all stuff that I am attempting to do right now, either over the course of the year or within some other defined time frame. These projects may be reading challenges, themed events, or personal goals — hit the links below to learn more about each project!

Back to the Classics Challenge

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Tentative list of options:

  • A 19th century classic: The time machine by H. G. Wells
  • A 20th century classic (published before 1967): East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  • A classic by a woman author: Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
  • A classic in translation
  • A classic originally published before 1800
  • A romance classic: The death of the heart by Elizabeth Bowen
  • A Gothic or horror classic: The picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  • A classic with a number in the title: Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne
  • A classic about an animal/has name of an animal in the title: Cat’s cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
  • A classic set in a place you’d like to visit: A moveable feast by Ernest Hemingway
  • An award-winning classic: A clockwork orange by Anthony Burgess
  • A Russian classic: Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Foodies Read

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Movie Musicals Challenge

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  1. GreaseReviewed 8 December 2016
  2. The King and IReviewed 21 January 2017
  3. On the TownReviewed 26 January 2016
  4. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers — Reviewed 20 June 2016
  5. Singin’ in the RainReviewed 16 September 2016
  6. The Sound of Music — Reviewed 4 June 2016
  7. The Wizard of OzReviewed 5 March 2016

Wine Folly Challenge

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  1. Carménère Reserva by Casillero del Diablo — Tasted November 2016
  2. Chardonnay by Jam Cellars (“Butter”) — Tasted September 2016
  3. Malbec by La Posta (“Pizzella”) — Tasted September 2016
  4. Moscato d’Asti by Cupcake Vineyards — Tasted September 2016
  5. Prosecco Brut by Dellatorri — Tasted December 2016
  6. Tempranillo by Becker Vineyards and Radio Boca — Tasted October 2016

30 by 30 Project

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30 by 30 Project Page


Classics Club

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Classics Club Page


Wheel of Time Re-Read-Along

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Wheel of Time Re-Read-Along Page


Wizard of Oz Read-Along

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Wizard of Oz Read-Along Page