Month: May 2017

Froggy Memories

The frog — startled by my presence — skipped across the surface of the pond before diving into its safe abyss. My mind tripped as well, following him momentarily into the comforting depths of memory. Flickering momentarily to a childhood spent in stealth and frog traps. Time smeared back to those innocent days, free of humid worry and heavy doubts.

Common frog (Rana temporaria):

Top Ten Tuesday: Summer Time Reading

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature by The Broke and The Bookish. Each week has a new theme and you can participate however often you choose!

This week’s theme is a Summer Reads Freebie! I was particularly excited for this theme because I love reading in the Summer — there is something scrumptiously lazy about Summer reading.

Additionally, I’ve been working on compiling my Summer Playlist, so I thought for this Top Ten Tuesday I’d pair my favorite Summer reads with some of my favorite summer songs!

 

Here goes! 🙂

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The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancy — Heathens by twenty one pilots

The Girl Is Murder by Kathryn Miller — Booty Swing by Parov Stelar

The Half-Life of Planets by Emily Franklin and Brendan Halpin — Left Hand Free by alt-J

To A God Unknown by John Steinbeck — Monday by Matt Corby

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer — Little Fly by Esperanza Spalding

I Am The Messenger by Markus Zusak — Summer Dress by July Talk

Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut — Drop the Game by Flume & Chet Faker

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald — Diet Mountain Dew by Lana Del Rey

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta — Wake Me Up by Avicii

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater — From Eden by Hozier

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