Month: July 2010

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Celie is 14 years old and considers herself to be a good girl.  She hasn’t caused any trouble in her young years and has listened to her mama.  She helps take care of her siblings, helps with the cooking and the cleaning.  But things…

Morning Meanderings from the North Shore

Good morning.  I am meandering this morning in Finland Minnesota.  Elmo, my trusty sidekick and loyal shih-tzu and I traveled to the cabin yesterday.  Between the traffic and the road work, the usual 3 hour trip took close to over 4 hours.  There was…

Morning Meanderings…. Back to the North!

I am heading back to the cabin this early afternoon. This time – I am going alone, well, except for my dog Elmo. Elmo LOVES to ride in cars and we just do not travel to enough places that he can go along, unlike…

Game On Diet by Krista Vernoff and AZ Ferguson

Wha….  what’s this about? The Game On Diet is a book written by two co-workers, Krista Vernoff and AZ Ferguson.  Krista is the Executive producer for Grey’s Anatomy and AZ is the Body-For-Life Million Dollar Champion. The book is set up as a competition. …

Morning Meanderings…. Best Books of 2010

This is the list that arrived in my mailbox this morning from Amazon.  These are the books that are saying are the best books of 2010 so far: The Best Books of 2010… So Far The Passage by Justin Cronin Read more The Irresistible…

Choose (AND WIN!) The Next Book I Read

We have played this before and it is time for round three of “Choose The Next Book I Read!”   For those who are new to this occasional post, I will explain what this is. I LOVE book sales and our local library has a…

Morning Meanderings… Driving Without Brakes

Morning! I thought I would use this morning to share a little with you about the highlights of last weekends cabin trip with two of my friends Amy and Sara. First off we left my house about 4 pm and headed North.  We made…

Not Without Hope by Nick Schuyler

Nick Schuyler loved hanging out with his friends.  Having known each other since high school, Nick, Will Bleakley, Marquis Cooper, and Corey Smith, liked to get together when they could. One weekend, the guys decided to do a day fishing trip.  This was supposed…

Morning Meanderings… I am on the lam!

Good morning!   Coffee Cup and I are lying low, I am working on growing a mustache and going by the name of “Vinnie”.  I have really gone and done it this time….. I have over due library books. I received the letter last Friday…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

The Mondays come around fast don’t they?  I was gone all weekend and just popped in the door around 4 pm on Sunday afternoon. It’s Monday! What Are You Reading, is where we gather to share what we have read this past week and…

The Icing On The Cupcake by Jennifer Ross

Ansley has it all – the looks, the money… and the guy.  Parish is a catch and a wonderful match for Ansley as they prepare for their wedding day.  As the big day draws closer Parish starts to notice that maybe his bride to…

Morning Meanderings… North Shore Here I Come!!!!

Ahhh… yes you caught that right.  FINALLY – I am heading up to our cabin for sure this time.  I am going with Amy from my book club and Sara who I used to work with.    We are leaving later afternoon and making the…