Month: November 2013

Morning Meanderings… Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone who celebrates the day of the turkey!  😀  This morning I have one turkey in the oven, another will go in later after the pies.  I am on my way in mere minutes to the Baxter Turkey Run, with my…

Goat Mountain by David Vann

It is early 1978, North Carolina.  An 11 year old boy, his father, grandfather, and a family friend are arriving at the families remote hunting property for a weekend of male pondering around the deer hunting season.  For the boy, this is his first…

Coreyography by Corey Feldman

When once asked what advice Corey Feldman would give to parents who are raising kids in the industry he replied, get them out of Hollywood and let them lead normal lives.   Corey’s career began at three when he was in a McDonald’s commercial….

Morning Meanderings… Creepy Experience and Great Reads

Good morning!  I am back!  I believe I am back as my post yesterday evening stated.  It feels good to want to write again.  What was that anyway?  Bloggers block?  😛 So last week I had went to the opening night of Catching Fire…

Retrieving My Readers

Many moons ago (ok, 4+ years…) I started this little book review site called Book Journey.  It was a lot of fun to get going and every reader comment was so exciting to see in my email.  In those beginning years I was able…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Happy Monday everyone (or Sunday evening here for me – but I post this early to catch out friends in the world who are already having Sunday 😀 ) I love being a part of this and I hope you do too!  As part…

The Husbands Secret by Liane Moriarty

Cecilia Fitzpatrick has a reputation to protect.  The other women in her town after all look up to her.  She organizes many of the school functions, is always around to help where needed, and you did not even know you needed Tupperware until you…

Catching Fire – The Movie

On the evening of November 21st, 2013 I was thrilled to go to the opening night showing of Catching Fire.  Catching Fire is the 2nd book in the trilogy by Suzanne Collins.  My review of the book is here.  Catching Fire is the continuing…

Morning Meanderings…. A Little Project With Audio Appetizer

Good morning and happy Saturday!  It is COLD here in central Minnesota and it has driven me indoors which is a bummer, but the up side is I love this time of year for house projects and snuggling up with great reads.  Last weekend…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

I love being a part of this and I hope you do too!  As part of this weekly meme I love to encourage you all to go and visit the others participating in this meme. Fair warning… this meme tends to add to your…

Morning Meanderings… Join Me For Coffee!

Happy Saturday!  I have a pretty nice wide open weekend here that I am pretty excited about.  Lots of little mini projects I am considering:  I have books to put away in the book room, a desk to set up in the office, paint…

City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare

Book 4 (May contain (inadvertently) spoilers) Finally things are coming together.  The war is over.  Clary’s mom is not only safe and home, but also preparing to marry the love of her life.  Even Clary herself is in love, real love, now that it…