01
AUG
2013

What I’m Reading: July edition

Finally! A month in which I managed to read a decent number of books. Here’s what I enjoyed this July: To start, some nonfiction for a change. Michael Pollan’s IN DEFENSE OF FOOD is an illuminating read. The mantra, printed right on the cover, is simple: Eat food. Not...
19
APR
2013

Debut week wrap-up, plus event reminders

Once again, my thoughts are with Boston as I write this post. I’m hoping the next bit of news we hear is GOOD news, because seriously, this week has been a shocking, sad series of events. I hope everyone in and around the city is staying safe. In the TAKEN world, a lot has...
16
APR
2013

Happy Birthday, TAKEN!!!

First and foremost, I need to take a moment and offer my condolences to the city of Boston. I lived in Boston for a few years after college. I know exactly how much the marathon means to the city, how the day is a holiday and celebration. The entire incident left me saddened and...
10
DEC
2012

Winding down 2012: fave reads of the year and most anticipated in 2013

Wow. I can’t believe I’m writing this post. It feels like just a month ago I was doing my 2011 wrap-up. Before I get to the goods I just want to give a belated congratulations to anyone who attempted NaNo last month. GO YOU. If you’re looking for a critique...
06
APR
2012

Links, Vlogs, and TAKEN Updates

Lately, I’ve posted a lot of tutorials and dust jackets and book reviews, but I feel like it’s been awhile sine I wrote a simple update of what’s going on in the Land of Erin. (And maybe you guys don’t want these types of posts. Maybe they are boring. Let...