Month: February 2013

The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

Oh wow!  I laughed out loud and at times stifled a cry at the tone of this book.  Jandy Nelson writes like John Green and that is a HIGH HIGH compliment coming from me. ~ Sheila 17-year-old Lennie and her older sister Bailey are…

Morning Meanderings… What Are The Odds Of Character Names Like That?

Hee hee.  I look like the above picture this morning.  HELLO Coffee 🙂  Over the weekend if you have been hanging out (lurking?  😛 ) around here you know I took on a MASSIVE painting project. While painting 12 hours over the weekend I…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Welcome to 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 come from! I love being a…

Killing Kennedy by Bill O’Reilly

John F Kennedy took the White House by storm.  He was young, we was intelligent and with Jackie Kennedy by his side they were a power team. Yet behind the big white doors all was not well in what was commonly referred to during…

Morning Meanderings…Sunday Things

Good morning and happy Sunday.  There are many great things about today.  1) I finished the BIG painting project.  I am tired, I am sore, but thrilled with the results.  (Oh and if you are curious if painting burns calories, check out my finds…

Love Is The Cure on Life, Loss, And The End Of AIDS by Elton John

In the 1980’s, in the heart of the outbreak of the AIDS epidemic, Elton John watched helplessly as friends too numerous to count, succumbed to this frightening illness.  It wasn’t until he was in a waiting room one day and read an article on…

Morning Meanderings… Snapshots of My Minnesota Life

Good morning!  Happy Saturday.  I am in the middle… no, that’s not right… I am in the first third of a MASSIVE painting project.  I decided I was going to paint our downstairs addition yesterday so off I went to buy paint and all…

Into The Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes

In 2007 Catherine Bailey is afraid.  She is afraid to leave her home.  She is afraid to be in public.  She double checks door locks. Locked in her own world of OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) her inner fears have completely taken over her life. …

The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott

While her sisters dream of love and romance and marriage, Louisa May Alcott dreams of freedom.  As the family packs up to move their home under their fathers guidance, Louisa is unhappy with the decision and can not wait until she can afford to…

Morning Meanderings… I Would Be A Messy Single Woman

Good morning!  Happy Tuesday, 😀 I am now over two weeks with AL (hubby) having been in Florida at the Equipment Auctions.  I suspect looking at equipment for our business to him, is much like me going to the book expo…. EXHILARATING!  However, as…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Welcome to 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 come from! I love being a…

Morning Meanderings…. Sunday and New Books!!!

Good morning!  I am sitting here with my COFFEE CUP and apple oatmeal thinking of what a great day yesterday turned out to be.  Yesterday afternoon I was tired… I suspect tired from my road trip to the cities on Friday and getting home…