Good morning! What a wild weekend I had! A ball game Friday night, Saturday the hubby and I went out to dinner, and Sunday I met my cousin at 5:30 a.m. to drive about 90 miles to participate in the Tour of Saints bike 50 mile bike ride. I had so much fun!
And now, as I sit here… honestly all I can wrap my brain around is that tonight is out annual Book Club (The Bookies) Queen Event at Kiwanis Park. What we do is we take July off from choosing a book because well… its July. Instead we meet the second Tuesday (always) dressed in formal gowns (only in July LOL) and we all try to win the coveted position of Queen of the Bookies for the next year.
It’s true. I couldn’t make this stuff up. ; )
It actually is a lot of fun. We all bring potluck food to share, our books we want to give to our own charity sale, and we sit and chat about what we read and what we should read, eat and then nominate a Queen. The Queen privileges are:
- If we are voting on a book to read and there is a tie, the Queen breaks the tie
- If the person who is to choose the next months meeting spot is not in attendance, the Queen chooses the place.
- It’s good to be the Queen.
We also have a runner up position too, you know, in the event that the Queen is unable to perform her duties… I guess this would be a Vice Queen? There is a scepter, a crown… and yes, even a royal throne.
This all came out of a book we read in 2007 called Same Sweet Girls by Cassandra King. This actually became our book club pick of the year.
So today… I was shocked to discover that we read this before I blogged so while I have my review written in my book journal, it is not here. Or I should say wasn’t here. I am putting it up now as my meandering moment – which today… took me back to 2007, and a review about a book, that changed the way we do book club…
I am still working on my speech for tonight! This is our third year doing this and we get more talented as we go. I am deciding between a poem and changing the words to the Brady Bunch song to The Bookie Club…. either way, I’ll probably post it with the pics….I think I need to make a wand with a foil star on the end….. it’s all part of the speech…. 😉
Have a super fab awesome day!!!