Reading Round Up – 2018

Looking back on books I read in 2018

Short Story – 100 Years

(Based on Grimms’ Sleeping Beauty) It had been only a single gasp of air that alerted her to the trouble.

Short Story – Holly, Out There

(A re-imagining of Grimm’s Rapunzel) It began with a peculiar blossom. The winter had been long and frigid and barren, but for a tiny blossoming plant outside her window.

Crochet: Jack Skellingtons

The Nightmare Before Christmas may have some excellent Halloween-vibes, but to me, it’s first and foremost a Christmas movie. Call me neurotic, but I won’t watch it in October. Come November, though, it’s the perfect way to transition. I think of it as a farewell to the Halloween season, and a welcoming of the next…

Crochet – Poinsettia Ornament

I made a Poinsettia ornament, using the same pattern I used for my Candy Corn Pinwheel back in October. It came out great!