This or That? #37 (Conclusion)


Hello friends!

This week we talked about whether or not we have recently read any historical fiction and 58% of us said……………no. At least not anymore. A lot of us read it as kids but haven’t within the past year or so. To those of you that do read historical fiction often, thank you for the suggestions and recommendations.

Huge thank you to Bambi Quinn and  Lauren @ Lolsy’s Library for joining me this week! Make sure you check out both of their posts and follow them because they’re awesome and you will thank me later.

That’s all for now. See ya on Monday


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The Chandelier by Joel F

Joys of Joel

reflections on life and death, joys of joel writings, the chandelier, childhood The Chandelier –

I was in a bar when i heard the song again, Sia’s The Chandelier.  At 2 am something in the past comes back again. I don’t know why, there’s something with the chandelier that gives me this creepy feeling. Nope, it’s not the song, i’m referring to the “Chandelier” itself.

Although i’ve seen a hundred chandeliers in more than a hundred places, there are only two memorable occasions when the chandelier left its strong impressions.

First, when our family went to an uptown hotel, my sight was immediately centered to a humongous chandelier . As a child i was amazed by the chandelier’s  intricate design. The countless artful bulbs that give its blinding lights below the red carpet at the center of the lobby seem to welcome you with a screaming voice, announcing your arrival. It was beautiful. I was mesmerized until we went to a…

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Emotions We Feel but Can’t Explain.


12 Emotions We Feel, but Can’t Explain …

There are plenty of emotions that we feel on a daily basis, but have trouble explaining to others.

However, there are actually words out there that describe those common feelings perfectly.

That means you no longer have to struggle to tell your friends what’s on your mind.

You can just say one of the following words and then hand them a dictionary:


Vemodenal is the frustration of photographing something amazing when thousands of identical photos already exist—the same sunset, the same waterfall, the same curve of a hip, the same closeup of an eye—which can turn a unique subject into something hollow and pulpy and cheap, like a mass-produced piece of furniture you happen to have assembled yourself.


Dysania is “the state of finding it hard to get out of bed in the morning.” There’s a similar word, called clinomania…

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