Month: August 2011

Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah (The audio that caused my meltdown in the kitchen)

Sisters Meredith and Nina have grown apart once they reached adulthood.  Meredith took over the family business and raised a family, while Nina followed her dreams to traveling the world as a photojournalist.  When their doting father suddenly becomes ill and dies the sisters…

Morning Meanderings… AUDIO Morning!

Good morning. No, not feeling better.  Still coughy…. and yeah, coffee. :sick:   Yesterday after work I made a little trip to my library for strictly one reason….. audio. I have cleaned myself out of cd audio.  I have plenty for my IPOD, but…

Tick Tock by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge

Michael Bennett is back in this 4th book in the Michael Bennett series.  While taking his ten (TEN!) adopted children to a seaside retreat with live in nanny Mary Katherine and (the hilarious and wise) Grandpa. What Detective Michael Bennett had hoped for was…

Morning Meanderings… Oh My GAH!

Good morning! Excuse while I cough and cough and cough. *cough* I have had a sinus infection since Saturday and it is getting old. FAST. Seriously annoying… With a big event on the schedule for tomorrow I need to have my A game on….

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday!  What Are You Reading is where we share what we read this past week, what we hope to read this week…. and anything in between!  D  This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are…

Secrets Of Longevity by Dr. Moa Shing Ni

I think as we get uhhhh….. older….. many of us try to make healthier choices in our life style and in our diets.  Key word for m here is – TRY.  😛  However, I know first hand that when I do eat right and…

Morning Meanderings…. Decisions Have Been Made

Good morning.  Sunday already!  😀   Several decisions were made around here yesterday – 2 bookish/ blog  related…. one random.   First of all let me just say that it is that with a heavy heart that I finally had to realize that Laptop…

Morning Meanderings… A Little Camp Recap

Good morning!  I am home… home at last 🙂 I am a little tired, a little whelmed, and I have a lot to do.  😀 This morning for the Saturday Snapshot, I thought I would share a little bit with you about the camp…

Morning Meanderings… I think I am losing Laptop

Good morning.  Final day at camp.  Today we finish up around 11:30 am this morning, I will say good-bye to all the people I met as the bus comes to pick them up.  What a week.  (i plan to write a full post on the week…

Cut by Patricia McCormick

A tingle arced across my scalp. The floor tipped up at me and my body spiraled away. Then I was on the ceiling looking down, waiting to see what would happen next. Callie cuts herself. Never too deep, never enough to die. But enough…

Morning Meanderings…. Book Happenings And Cravings (even at camp)

Good morning from Camp (day 4).  I feel pretty good (even though I have not ventured out of my room yet for coffee…) 😛  Yesterday we had a morning Yoga session and worked with the exercise ball – that was fun!  Yesterday afternoon we…

The Help by Kathryn Stockett (audio review)

  The Help   UNABRIDGED by Kathryn Stockett Narrated by Jenna Lamia, Bahni Turpin, Octavia Spencer, Cassandra Campbell In the early 1960’s, Jackson Mississippi was a community of white women who ran charity events, and ran their help.  The “help” were their African-American maids …