On Thursday, I metroed on over to the Copyright Office on Capitol Hill. Turns out, that place is the Indiana Jones warehouse of card catalogs. Seriously. So. Many. Card. Catalogs. But my trip was successful and I added on a quick pit-stop at the card catalog (just to confirm some things I found online) in the main LOC building. (It's so pretty!) All in all, not a bad way to pass a morning. It was a beautiful day and the cherry trees were in bloom, so my walk to and from Union Station was very enjoyable.
- Savory, March/April 2016 - Spring recipes that focus on veggies? Sign me up! There were also some tasty looking Easter feasts. My favorite part of this issue has to be the recipes that only use 5 ingredients. Simple, easy, and tasty looking. I also pulled a recipe for Reuben Calzones, cause why the heck not!
- Real Simple, April 2016 - Marie Kondo seems to be everywhere! The main cover feature was about spring cleaning your life - that includes home, head, and heart. I'm a fan. I particularly enjoyed the piece on getting your kids to clean. The Husband and I are still a twosome, but I recognized some of the recommendations because my mom did them with my
- I did it! I finished Shelters of Stone! It only took me forever, but I enjoyed the story and I am very much looking forward to reading the final book in the series. Said book is sitting on a shelf waiting for me, but I think I'll wait at least a few months before I pick it up.
- As a complete change of pace, I started reading Mark Bowden's The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden. I love his writing style. Somehow Bowden manages to make non-fiction read like fiction.