Alyssa Manners Fall Winter Reading List

Peacock Finds: Fall And Winter 2013 Book Reads- Biographies

Alyssa Manners Fall Winter Reading List

I’m sure by now you’ve read or at least glimpsed at my About Me section, so you have an idea of who I am and my background. I have a joint degree in English and Journalism, so clearly my love for writing knows no limits. But I am also very passionate about reading. Sometimes (often times), television shows are simply not enough. Not enough substance, not enough depth, not enriching whatsoever. And where reruns of Sex And The City or Mad Men fail me (it’s rare), a book will forever find success.  Continue reading “Peacock Finds: Fall And Winter 2013 Book Reads- Biographies”

Word Of The Day: Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop

“Waiting for the other shoe to drop” apparently stems from the late-19th/early-20th century New York tenement architecture. Each apartment, much like today, was setup with the bedrooms right above each other. It was normal occurrence to hear your upstairs neighbor take off their shoe and thus expect to hear the other. Waiting for the inevitable to occur and/or defer making a decision to another situation is finished. Continue reading Word Of The Day: Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop