Month: December 2009

Challenge….. Accepted.

I love a good challenge…. the competitive edge in me is sharpened and in most cases I am only competing with myself.  So lets look at what Challenges I have accepted this year as well as the ones that are still in play. The…

The Murder Of King Tut by James Patterson (audio)

Thrust onto Egypt’s most powerful throne at the age of nine, King Tut’s reign was fiercely debated from the outset. Behind the palace’s veil of prosperity, bitter rivalries and jealousy flourished among the Boy King’s most trusted advisors, and after only nine years, King…

Morning Meanderings…

SO here we are … another year down.  For me this is a great time to look over the last 6 months of my blogging journey.  I started blogging (seriously book blogging) the first week of June 2009.  From that date on it has…

Defining Twilight by Brian Leaf M.A.

Brian Leaf’s book is smartly done!  ~ Sheila Can you resist the allure of Edward’s myriad charms—his ochre eyes and tousled hair, the cadence of his speech, his chiseled alabaster skin, and his gratuitous charm? Will you hunt surreptitiously and tolerate the ceaseless deluge…

Morning Meanderings…

Good Morning!  It took two days but I am thrilled to say that I have my house back in order and I have book shelves!  YES!   I said it out loud and there was a happy dance.  Here they are the finished product and…

Take Your Best Shot by Austin Gutwein

It is people like Austin Gutwein who inspire me to be a better person.  ~  Sheila Only God could weave a story that would captivate people all over the world, bring thousands of people from seventeen countries to a free-throw line, raise over a…

Morning Meanderings…

Good Morning!  By the time you read this know I have already been to the gym working off (hopefully) the wonderful Chocolates I indulged in over the weekend.  🙂 In yesterdays Meandering I was all pumped up about the book shelf that is being…

Winners of Recent Giveaways

The last few weeks were a bit crazier than I had anticipated and I now am behind on my giveaways!  So please bear with me while I catch up here in this post.  On the bright side…. I have winners and lots of them!!!!…

BLURT!

I love board games!  I have a large closet dedicated to just them…. we have played them as a family for years and enjoy the old ones as much as a new one!  This past weekend, Christmas Day actually, myself, hubby Al, out son…

Timeless Toys by Tim Walsh

Oh wow – this book is like a step back in time… suddenly I was filled with wonderful memories of childhood toys and games and the friends that gathered around them!  ~  Sheila We all had a favorite toy or game growing up.  Those…

It’s Monday, What Are You Reading?

Thank you to J Kaye’s Blog for hosting this fun meme!  Well…  I will make this short and hopefully sweet.  🙂  I did not get through the books I had hoped to last week.  In fact, I temporarily lost my copy of The Heretic’s…

Morning Meanderings…

Hoo Hoo!  Today is the day I get the book shelves in my Reading Room.  I am excited and nervous all together…..  this is my Christmas present from my husband and it will be a shelf that goes around the top of three sides…