Month: September 2011

Morning Meandering… Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream! I’m just saying…

Good morning!  Happy Friday! It’s feeling fall here this morning.  I have already been outside with the dogs and yeah… a bit chilly for sleep pants and a t shirt but the trees are looking gorgeous as the weather man said they would this…

Morning Meanderings… A Peek Into Pottermore

Good morning.  😛 We are having some nice weather here in Minnesota. I had a busy Wednesday so had no reading time whatsoever running from one commitment to another… however, once home,  I cuddled up in my blanky, put on the recording of Survivor,…

Beloved by Toni Morrison (Banned Book Week)

In the troubled years following the Civil War, the spirit of a murdered child haunts the Ohio home of a former slave. This angry, destructive ghost breaks mirrors, leaves its fingerprints in cake icing, and generally makes life difficult for Sethe and her family. …

Morning Meanderings…

Good Morning!  D Central Minnesota has been kind to me these past few days and I have been able to get my lawn mowed, yard cleaned up, and yesterday I even cleaned out the garage while listening to… Night Circus. I know, I know……

SPEAK by Laurie Halse Anderson (Banned Books Week)

Melinda wanders the halls of her school.  She sees the excitement of the cheerleaders (which she has much opinion on this group), the decorations for the upcoming dance, people passing her… passing her… passing her by.  The preps, the  jocks, the human waste, euro-trash,…

Morning Meanderings… POTTERMORE!!! and Thoughts on Banned Books

Good morning! How is everyone?  I am doing rather well here, had a great day yesterday, mowed the lawn for what I think is probably the final time for the year and received my Pottermore link to get in. Yup – that’s right… last…

Morning Meanderings… *Rushing To The Laptop*

Good morning! The It’s Monday, What Are You Reading post is directly below this one. *grabs coffee cup and slugs a big drink* Coming in a little later than expected today.  I had a really full and fun weekend, a 36 mile bike ride,…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Hello and welcome to another fun addition of It’s Monday!  What Are You Reading? This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well… you never know where that next “must read” book will…

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf (Banned Books Week)

  Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway is preparing for a party.  As she walks through London on a fine June morning, picking up fresh flowers, decorations, and finding just the right dress.  As she prepares her home for the event, she is flooded with memories of…

Morning Meanderings… Banned Book Week Day Two and I Am Rambling…

Good Morning!  I hope you are having a wonderful weekend!  I sure am.  I had a great time yesterday with the kick off to banned books week, doing a little reading, and a lot of Twitter fun.  I hope you are able to join…

Banned Book Week Sept. 24 – Oct 1

  Join the fun here at Book Journey for Banned Book Week!  Giveaways throughout the week as well as clues linked to other blogs that will lead to a chance to win the grand prize Banned Books week package: To win the prize package…

Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White (Banned Books Week)

  Fern lives on a farm and has a special spot in her heart for a little pig named Wilbur.  Wilbur is a shy, bashful pig, and one day discovers a spider named Charlotte who he discovers making a web in the corner of…