Month: February 2014

Morning Meanderings…. Ladies Night Out Recap

Good morning!  Happy HAPPY Friday!  My ladies night excursion last night was fun!  Myself and three of my friends went around to local business and had our cards punched and did everything from shooting hoops, to trying a room key at a hotel to…

Morning Meanderings… New Window at The Library

Good morning!  Here I am at the end of my work week after today and feeling pretty good. 😀  Yes, this is another morning meandering about the library.  Really…. there has been quite the library theme this week.  You may have seen this fun…

Morning Meanderings… Librarian For A Day Experience

Good morning!  Happy Wednesday 😀 Yesterday afternoon I was able to go into the Library and learn about working the Reference Desk.  This is part of a program called “Librarian For A Day” where Library Board members and Friends Board Members are invited to…

Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

West Hall, Vermont has, like many small towns, urban legends.  The towns most notorious story is one a woman named Sarah Harrison Shea who in the early 1900’s was found in a bloody heap, dead, just months after her own young daughter Gertie had…

Morning Meanderings: Librarian For A Day

Not going to lie… I am kind of excited 😀 Our Library offers an occasional opportunity to City Board Members and Friends Board Members to get a real taste of what it is like to work at the library.  These LUCKY people will work…

12 Years A Slave by Solomon Northup

In 1808, Solomon Northup was born a free man of color.  He grew into a man, owned a home, farmed and played violin.  He was married and had three children and did well for himself and his family.  In 1841, at the age of…

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…

All You Could Ask For by Mike Greenberg

Brooke has the type of marriage that you only see on tv.  Married to her high school sweetheart for 15 years, Brooke and Scott still acted like newly weds, sneaking away for quick moments together whenever they could. Newly married Samantha finds a disturbing…

Morning Meanderings… Weekend Time Suck Vortex

What a great low-key weekend.  The winter storm on Thursday and Friday cancelled my plans and kept me inside, and the aftermath of slick roads and warnings kept me from going to the cities yesterday for a run with my friends today, I have…

Unveiling The Wine and Words 2014 Line Up

Ok this is probably stretching Saturday Snapshot a bit… but I am excited so PLEASE allow me this stretch just this one – puh-lease?  *batting my eyes* Wine and Words is the literary event myself, my co-chair Gail and an amazing team from the…

Morning Meanderings… CANCELLED

Ha!  As I read the title of this post I have to laugh.  Or wince maybe…  I am not cancelling Morning Meanderings although by the looks of Brainerd right now, I could…. I could cancel everything…. hope, joy… they are just a LARGE shovel…

Movie Review: Monument Men

Last weekend for Valentine’s Day Al (hubby) and I went to the movie Monuments Men.  While normally anything has to do with war would be a thumbs down for me, the great movie trailer and the all-star cast had me curious.  It also helped…