Hi! My name is Margot. My blog is about the things I love to do. That could be what I'm reading, places we visit, my family, food, or whatever else is happening. I hope you'll stay and visit a while. Contact me by email: joyfullyretired (at) gmail (dot) com.

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"I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place." - Anne Tyler

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A New Read-Along: On the Road

On the Road by Jack Kerouac is a book I’ve put off reading for all my adult life. It’s had an impact on my life but I’ve neglected to stop and examine it. Now it’s time. The Read-along sponsored by Wallace at Unputdownables was perfect timing. I’ll be reading and evaluating this book in small chunks […]

A Read-A-Long: Bleak House

This past month I’ve been reading A Moveable Feast together with about twenty or so other readers. Each week we read a certain section of the book and then discuss our impressions and thoughts. It’s been quite enjoyable. Wallace, the blogger at UnPutDownable, is sponsoring another read-a-long. I’m mentioning it to you in the hope […]

I’m On a Reading Roll

This is the time of year when lots of people are sick with the flu. Not me. I’m sick with “book fever.”  Do you know what I mean? There are so many books I’m excited about right now that I’m reading them all. You may have noticed the large number of book covers in my left […]