Month: December 2010

The Best of 2010

I can not even believe we are here on the cusp of 2011, and I hanging on by a toe hold trying to get this post done.  For me 2010 brought with it my first full year of book blogging.  I learned a lot…

Morning Meanderings… It’s so funny how things work out…

Good Morning! *waving crazily with a scary big smile on my face* Yesterday morning when I wrote my meandering I was whelmed. Ok…. let’s be honest… I was OVER whelmed. I looked at everything I had going on for the day and found myself…

Morning Meanderings…

Good morning!  COFFEE CUP and I are moving full steam (get it?  steam?) ahead.  I was up early and with a plan. Today is super nutso in everything as I am juggling work, Zumba Class at 3:30, home, groceries,  Brads last day in town…

Morning Meanderings… Does Anyone Else Wake Up With Random Songs In Their Head?

Good Morning. So here is my awkward moment for the a.m. I wake up this morning humming this song about lipstick…. your lipstick… the only two words I can recall of this entire song, but oh no, that doesn’t stop me…. I am going…

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini (audio)

This is a story of Mariam who lives in Afghanistan with her mother and dreams of being with her father.  When her father refuses her entry to his home when she tries to go and stay with him, she returns home only to find…

Morning Meanderings…. Challenge Time!

That’s right, that’s not my normal morning meandering logo…. but this is not your normal meandering post.  Nope!  Today I am promoting the challenge I am hosting for 2011.  As I host the meme What Are You Reading, I thought it would be fun…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading, is where we gather to share what we have read this past week and what we plan to read this week.  It is a great way to network with other bloggers, see some wonderful blogs, and put new…

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

At the age of nine, Grace is torn away from a swing she is playing by a pack of wolves that come into her yard.  Surely she should have been killed, but one wolf – one with particular captivating eyes appears to save her. …

Morning Meanderings… Basking In The Glow… Of What?

Good Morning! Have you noticed this past week my Morning Meanderings have been a bit later than the norm?  This is a good thing!  It means in the morning I am RELAXING a bit!  😀 Granted I will get back to the early posts…

Morning Meanderings…. and so this is Christmas…

There are certain times of year that make me a bit melancholy and for me and for many others, today is one of those times. This morning I sit at my kitchen table in the stillness of the morning and close my eyes and…

Morning Meanderings… A Happy Christmas Eve To You!!!

Good morning!!!!   I had a wonderful nights sleep and am reading to put the finishing touches on Christmas planning and Christmas weekend. This morning I sit at my kitchen table watching Al and Chance play cribbage.  This is my version if a modern-day…

The Secret Society Of The Pink Crystal Ball by Risa Green

  Erin Channing is working hard to keep her GPA high so she can earn a trip to Italy.  To be considered for this, she needs to write an essay that will blow the committee away, yet Erin fears she will not be chosen…