Month: December 2013

Morning Meanderings.. Books coming into the New Year

Good morning!  I am drinking COFFEE!  Yes, COFFEE.  Why the big deal?  I After being sick I didn’t touch coffee for 5 days.  Finally (Finally!) my tummy is ready to handle it again… so yeah!  YAY! This is the post I wanted to put…

Movie Review: JOBS

Always fascinated with movies about people who have done amazing things (IE.  I am a huge geek for the Social Network movie about the creation of Facebook), I had to see the movie Jobs. Jobs is the story of Steve Jobs and his creation…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Hey there!  Welcome to 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…

Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple

Bernadette Fox was once an architect that was coveted by many.  She had won awards and was sought after my big industry names.  Married to Elgin, a head honcho with Microsoft, they could very well have been considered a power couple. After many miscarriages,…

Parkland by Vincent Bugliosi

The morning held promise.  John F Kennedy prepared for his day where he would be in a motorcade in Dallas Texas,on a route that would give him the most exposure tot he people.  It looked as though it would be a wonderful day. Lee…

Saturday Snapshot – Pictures of 2013

Hmmm… not really a morning meandering as I putted around this morning prepping pictures and an exciting book club announcement (more on that later) and yeah… any hoo… its after noon. I wanted to post for this final Saturday Snapshot of 2013 some highlights…

2013 – A Look Back… The Books, The Rides, and all the craziness in between

Holy smokes… where did the time go?  Here we are creeping up on 2014 at break neck speed and I need a moment to look back over the year that is… 2013. Join me please for a walk through of 2013… the best moments…

1st Book Of The Year! Join Us!

  Join us for the First Book Of the Year 2014!  Currently we have 40  58  80 participants!  Join in, its easy and fun 🙂 *Note – this is a sticky post – all new posts are below. 🙂

Tell The Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

A portrait of finding those you have loved and lost in the hearts of others. Beautiful.  ~Sheila 14-year-old June Elbus thought the sun and moon rose and sat around her Uncle Finn.  He was her everything, her confidant and the one who really understood…

Morning Meanderings… Christmas At The DeChantals -a lot of fun… a little sick

Mmmmmm good morning all.  I hope you all survived the holiday.  We had the best one here, for the first time in 4 years both boys were home.  We hung out all day yesterday, opened gifts in the morning, watched movies, ate ham and…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

**Quick note:  Oh my gosh!  I wrote this Sunday evening after a long day and getting home late from hanging with friends.  I wrote it, posted it (so I thought) and went to bed.  I did not notice until I came home after my…

The Twelve by Justin Cronin

Continuing on from The Passage, the virus continues to spread and endanger all those in its path. Lila is a pregnant doctor who hopes the best for her child, Kitteridge has been forced out of his comfort zone and is now on the run……