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Welcome, friend! Relax & rest awhile, if you please. I'm an ordinary girl, a follower of Christ, mama to Gabriel, & wife to Evan. Here in this little space of the online world, I share all manner of bookish things, including full content reviews, writerly snippets, encouragement for everyday life, and a whole collection of names & their meanings.

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What's in a Name?

Just a couple handles for you today, dearies.  :]
Hope you have a lovely week!
NabuGender:  MasculineUsage:  Near Eastern MythologyPronunciation:  NAH-boo
Meaning & History Possibly from a Semitic root meaning "to announce."  This was the name of an Assyrian and Babylonian god of wisdo…

A + A Friday!

AWKWARDWhen your sister is playing with a pair of drum sticks and acting like she's a praying mantis. . . O_o

Trying to pick up running again. . . *pant pant* "Hang on! *HACK* I think I left my lungs back there. . . Need. . . oxygen.  Why do my legs feel like NOODLES."When it's a …

What's in a Name?

Good morning, lovelies!  
How was your weekend? I don't know where you are, but our weather has been simply GORGEOUS!!
Here are some names for you.  Any requests for next week?
KristoffGender:  MasculineUsage:  English, Swedish, Hungarian, Norwegian, Danish, FinnishPronunciation:  KRIS-tawf, KR…

Book Review | Siren's Song

Siren's SongStorm Siren Trilogy #3 Mary Weber
{Goodreads}Nym and Draewulf prepare to face off in a battle destined to destroy more lives than it saves.

With the loss of Tulla still fresh in mind, Rasha’s fate unknown, and Lord Myles taken over by the dark ability, Nym an…

"Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon."

Hello, all!  
No A+A post today--my apologies--but I've decided to take them every round-about Friday, simply meaning every two weeks.  Hope you're not too disappointed. . . *winks*
So, the purpose of this post is to update you.  Briefly.  Again.
Hahahahahahahahahaha. That seems to be all I…

What's in a Name?

Here's a WHOLE set of gentlemen's names for you, dearies!  Enjoy.
EviGender:  MasculineUsage:  BiblicalPronunciation:  EE-vi (like Levi,LEE-vi)
Meaning & History The given name of a King of Midian, one of five Midianite kings killed during the time of Moses by an Israelite expedition (Nu…

A + A Friday!

I've had this in the drafts for WEEKS.  And at last!  It's finally here!!
AWKWARDWhen a distant cousin of yours, that you rarely see, looks like a gnome. . . O_o What? Because of his beard! Yodeling rappers.  Never heard of 'em??  Yeah, well, me neither.  It just popped up in a deep di…

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February Snippets!
Here are some Snippets from last month.  These hail from my WIP Safia and another project I'm …
Psalm 34:18
The LORD is near the brokenhearted;  He saves those crushed in spirit.  ( Psalm 34:18) > > >…
In the Midst of Despair [A Prayer]
Have you ever had one of those down days?  Where you feel like everyone and everything is against …
What's in a Name? || Surnames Edition
Good evening, y'all. It's the third week of AUGUST. O_o I'm picking up on my Name post ra…