Since retreating from social media, I’m finally getting around to reading my extensive to-read list on Goodreads.
Four years of living outside the US of A will help when evaluating the importance of material possessions. This may be where the Tiny House initiative took shape. I can concede a tiny house is taking drastic measures, but believe a real need exists for living within our means, down-sizing, and taking inventory of what we need vs. want. I do not classify as a minimalist, and minimalism may not be the end-all answer to many people’s ownership obsessions.
Young’s memoir is the first of three memoirs I read (and reread) and mentioned back in July as part of a summer book giveaway. Summer and the giveaway have long gone, yet a review, Young said, would be appreciated whenever it suited me.
Good Chinese Wife’s book tour called New York City home Wednesday night in the East Village’s 5C Cafe, around the corner from the Manhattan Bridge. Susan Blumberg-Kason read an excerpt, answered questions from some of the about twenty attendees, and signed copies.*