Weekly Update for February 27, 2022

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Weekly Update at Introverted Reader

Welcome to my weekly update for February 27, 2022!

We finally had warm, sunny weather this week. It felt heavenly! On Sunday, we went to the Caw Caw Interpretive Center, a county park that has trails through several different ecosystems. It’s a wildlife refuge but in late winter, we didn’t see many animals. Apparently there’s an exhibit about the Stono River Slave Rebellion in the gift shop but we were in such a hurry to hit the trails, we missed it.


  • Caw Caw Cypress Trees
  • Rainbow Swamp Water
  • Spanish Moss
  • Alligators

All images © Jennifer G. at Introverted Reader 2022

  1. A view through the cypress knees in the swamp
  2. I don’t know if you can see it, but in the right light, you could see rainbows in the swamp water, created by oils from decaying vegetation
  3. Live oak and Spanish moss in former rice fields
  4. Alligators


The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New World by Andrea Wulf: Book Review

Ten Dynamic Duos

North American Maps for Curious Minds: 100 New Ways to See the Continent by Matthew Bucklan & Victor Cizek, illustrated by Jack Dunnington: Book Review


The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë Book Cover

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë 🌟🌟🌟🌟½ Stars

Currently Reading:

 The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story, created by Nikole Hannah-Jones

Beach Music by Pat Conroy, read by Jonathan Marosz

The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry, edited by Jay Parini

Up Next:

One chunkster down, three to go! They’re the only books on my horizon for a while.

What did your week look like?

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz hosts The Sunday Salon and Kimberly at Caffeinated Book Reviewer hosts Sunday Post. Kathryn at Book Date hosts It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

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  1. I look forward to hearing what you think of the 1619 Project book. I’ll bet it’s super interesting.

  2. Did you like Beach Music? South of Broad was good reading for a vacation week. I love chunksters, and need to pick my next one! I can’t see the alligators in the picture, but that’s OK. I’m good. 😉

    1. Oh, but everyone should have an up-close visit with an alligator at some point in their lives! 😉

      I haven’t finished Beach Music yet. I have about 1.5 hours left in the audio but it’s really good so far!

  3. I have 8 chunksters sitting on a shelf in my bookcase. Maybe I should devote an entire year to reading nothing but those big books! 🙂

  4. I’m glad you got to take advantage of the nice weather to go explore! My week was pretty good, I managed to get a few blog posts up on time. Fingers crossed I can keep that going in the coming weeks.

    Pam @ Read! Bake! Create!

  5. Great pictures! Good luck with your chunksters. I should be concentrating on review books but keep getting distracted by other books. Come see my week here. Happy reading!

  6. Chunksters can eat up a lot of reading time, but if really good, no worries! The photos are interesting. Ah we don’t have alligators, um thank goodness!

  7. Your pictures are really neat. Sorry you didn’t see many animals and you missed the other exhibit. I’m looking forward to warmer weather. We got more snow this week, lol. I hope when spring does come, spring weather lasts a while. I live in an area that tends to go straight from winter to summer.

  8. I am still enjoying the lovely summer weather here in SA and I am so not ready for autumn to hit us. I think I’ll just ignore it for a couple more weeks.

    Have a good week Jen and happy reading!

    Elza Reads

  9. I’m looking forward to warm weather. The sun is out today but it’s also been chilly.

    I think the map book sounds very interesting!

    I love those pics, especially that first one. there’s something wonderful about wetlands.

  10. For us, there’s been nothing as wonderful as getting out into nature during the last two years. The spot you visited looks like it’s beautiful.

    I’m glad to see that you really enjoyed the Anne Brontë book. I have it on my list to read later in the year.

    I’m reading just the opposite of you…nothing but short books and children’s books!

  11. Pat Conroy is one of my all time favorite authors. I think I fell in love with the south through his books and words and imagery. And his love for the low country.

    Those nature trails look so cool! But alligators!!

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