Month: April 2016

Morning Meanderings… Going to the Benefit

Today, as I sit here with my COFFEE this morning, it is a quick moment of relaxation before I jump in the car to head to ST Paul.  Today is the ‘Be The Change You Want To Be” benefit for my son. Bittersweet as…

Texts From Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg and Narrated by Zach Villa and Amy Landon

What would have changes with our favorite literacy characters if they would have had the ability to text?  Would Scarlett O Hara be texting Ashley furiously about her need that he only have eyes for her?  Would she have an acronym…. “FDD” for Fiddle…

Morning Meanderings… Books In The Mail

Wednesday.  Already. COFFEE CUP in hand, sun is out.  Day has begun. Yesterday afternoon I received a book package.  For those of you who review books like myself I have to ask, “Is it ever not exciting?” I mean, even though I have been…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

I feel…. sparky. Like, I have a little spark in me today that is both a little exciting and unfamiliar.  I have been so worried about what my life holds now that I really have no idea what I want to do or the…

David Spade is Almost Interesting Narrated by David Spade

You probably know David Spade best for his time on Saturday Night Live (SNL), movies such as Joe Dirt, Tommy Boy, and Grown Ups, as well as TV shows like Just Shoot Me and Rules of Engagement. In Almost Interesting David talks about the…

Saturday Snapshot…. In The Right Place At A Sad Time… Prince

On Thursday of this last week, a few friends and I had tickets to the Amy Schumer comedy show in Minneapolis Minnesota.   For myself, this was a big move as I have become a sort of hermit this past year, I can go…

I Wasn’t Strong Like This When I Started Out – True Stories Of Becoming A Nurse by Lee Gutkind, Narrated by Tavia Gilbert

A collection of true narratives from nurses and their careers.  From their first birth, to their first death – to what they deal with as well as what they see on a day-to-day basis.  Stories that are at times life changing, overstepping boundaries with…