My Tumblr Life, Part 3

p01js8t2A new year, a new Tumblr project! I’m still reading Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch, taking my time (and taking occasional short breaks when the novel’s many episodes of loss overwhelm me a bit). In the meantime, I’ve started a Tumblr as a sort of collage-homage, juxtaposing images of places, objects, and works of art that occur in the story. You can view it here.

To see my other obsessive posts about Donna Tartt, click here.

Image: via BBC.

A Busy Week (or Two)

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I haven’t been keeping up with my usual blogging schedule! Last week I was getting ready for an out-of-town weekend (visiting friends in Detroit) and now I’m facing several short-term deadlines at work. I should be able to find more time for writing next week!

Image: Francis Davis Millet, Reading the Story of Oenone (detail), Detroit Institute of Arts. Photo by Tinsel Creation.

A Quest and A Look Back, plus: OPI Give Me The Moon Nail Polish

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Just about a year ago, the product-sampling club Birchbox invited me to take part in a competition. Twelve bloggers were submitting their ideas for a new nail polish color, with a name, a description and a “mood board.” Three winners would see their concepts made into actual products by the nail-polish brand Zoya.

How could I refuse?

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