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Hi, I'm Angi
Welcome to my corner of the internet! My passions include travel, photography, books, music, Japanese language and culture, Italian language and culture, and art.

Here at Abbott Lane you'll find my thoughts on these topics and much more. Thanks for stopping by to visit!

Reading Goals and My Most Anticipated Books for 2021

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Geez, this is becoming quite the book blog, eh? I swear I have other interests! But I just...love books? And like most folks, I've mostly been stuck in my home this year. So #sorrynotsorry? Anyway, I thought I'd share some books that I'm REALLY excited t…

Week in Review 12.27. 20

Pretty hard to believe that we're nearing the end of 2020! This year offered a lot of challenges, but it also offered a lot of blessings. COVID kicked everyone in the teeth. But I'm healthy, still have a job, and a wonderful group of friends and family who have helped me stay sane. I'll…

Week in Review: 12.20.20

I've noticed a restlessness inside of me lately. My mind is noisy during meditation, I'm not sleeping well, and I find myself confused about what to do with my time. It's a confusing state of existence for me. Usually I can sit quietly, ask myself what I need, and figure out how to ease…

Best Books: November 2020

November was an average reading month with five books. There were a couple of surprises in there - books I hadn't planned to read, but that I stumbled across and decided to pick up on a whim. One of them ended upbeing a favorite read this month, and I love little surprises like that. Here were …

Week in Review:12.13.20

Hi all! Due to a few personal life things, it's been awhile since I've felt well enough to do a week in review. It's been an interesting few weeks. After taking a few weeks of medical leave from work to recover from a procedure I had, I returned only to find out that we're working f…

December 2020 TBR

Here we are! The end of the year, and as usual I have a lot of reading to finish to hit my goal of 65 books. I always seem to find myself a little bit behind at this point in the year, and this year is no different. I need to read eight books over the month to hit my target. Doable, but I definitel…