Month: March 2010

Balancing Acts by Zoe Fishman

The first thing that drew me to this book was the cover.  I mean, look at it.  I will wait…….  The colors are eye-catching – bright and delicious… it reminds me of Skittles!  🙂 The second draw to this book was the back cover…

Morning Meanderings…

I took my bike out for the first time yesterday afternoon.  I took it to Trailblazers in Brainerd and had the tires properly filled with air and after a few errands, I hit the bike trail and I am THRILLED to say that I…

The Bride Collector by Ted Dekker

FBI Special agent Brad Raines is facing his toughest case yet. A Denver serial killer has killed four beautiful young women, leaving a bridal veil at each crime scene, and he’s picking up his pace. Unable to crack the case, Raines appeals for help…

Morning Meanderings…

Good morning! You ever have one of those days that just seems to click everything together correctly? Yeah…. me neither….. Ok just kidding, when I finally did motivate myself yesterday things did go pretty well. All my returns for the weekend home show were…

Women In Leadership Month

I was recently given the opportunity to read and reaview Dawn McCoys book, Leadership Building Blocks.  I am a person who loves to always be sharpening skills and learning new ways to improve on what I am doing.  I really enjoyed Dawn’s book and…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Oh!  Kiss the ground and TGIM (Thank God It’s Monday)!  I worked out annual Home and Builders Show all weekend and I am thoroughly  exhausted.  My plan for Monday is to work out in the AM, complete a few tasks up town (including a…

The Kingdom Assignment by Denny and Leesa Bellesi

Rev. Denny Bellesi preached an ordinary stewardship sermon to his congregation at the Coast Hills Community Church in Aliso Viejo, Calif. But he followed the sermon with an extraordinary call to action: he handed 100 members of the congregation $100 each. Bellesi told these…

In My Mailbox

Welcome to another Sunday and another wonderful In My Mailbox hosted by Kristi at Story Siren.   Here is what came in my house either by mail, or library, or I purchased.  If it is book related and entered my home – it is listed…

Girlfriends (From Campfires to Crows Feet) by monica sheehan

Who returns your calls faster than a speeding bullet? Who will leap to your side in a single bound? Your mother…your dog…your hairdresser? No! It’s your girlfriend! Artist Monica Sheehan knows this and created Girlfriends: From Campfires To Crow’s Feet as the perfect tribute…

Morning Meanderings…

Home Show Edition:  Day Two This morning Coffee Cup and I are actually having Tea.  Why?  I ran out of coffee filters yesterday and keep forgetting to pick them up.  I know, who does that right?  I mean coffee filters come in a bag…

Morning Meandering

I am working the home show for the Mid Minnesota Builders Association.  I run the concession stand which raises money for scholarships. Home show edition…. day one. This is what my morning was like today:  We are at the home show in the civic…

The Power Of Half by Kevin Salwen and Hannah Salwen

It all started when 14-year old Hannah Salwen, idealistic but troubled by a growing sense of injustice in the world, had a eureka moment when a homeless man in her neighborhood was juxtaposed against a glistening Mercedes coupe. “You know, Dad,” she said, pointing,…