Month: May 2016

The Monday Morning Coffee Around The World Post

  Good morning all! We are trying something a little different here this morning if you read my post about inviting you all to coffee.  If you read the post I just linked, it explains where the idea came from.  I think that it…

Catching Up And Inviting YOU For Coffee

LOL.  I do really like this picture of me.  It has just the right dopey relaxed look that I seem to have trouble finding these days. I also felt this picture was good introduction to today’s post.  LONG over due post by the way…..how…

Morning Meanderings… L3 Summit…. Libraries, Libraries, Libraries

Good morning! I keep thinking that it would be fun to have a little thing here at Book Journey that if you see me mention libraries or the word library in a post you win something… Then I thought…. well that is just crazy. …

Welcome to the Audie Awards…. Your Ticket Awaits You At The Door

Hello everyone and welcome to the Audie Awards post.  I so hope I did not keep you waiting to long but what is an event like this if you do not have to wait for it to happen.  Creates buzz I think 😉 Last…

Morning Meanderings…. Another Day – Another Book…. (and a little story about the beer)

Another beautiful day here in Minnesota.  Ahhhhhh COFFEE CUP and I are enjoying the deck this morning. I left you all in limbo yesterday when I asked you to get dressed up so we could discuss the Audie Awards and then I never wrote…

Late Meanderings… Lets Talk About That Bench

Whoa… wait… what? I lost the morning.  I had every intention of putting up an earlier post and then life just gets in the way. I had a meeting at the library this morning and I parked where I usually do near the benches….

Morning Meanderings…. BEA…. Those First Few Hours

Good morning all. Started out to be a beautiful sunny day and then went to overcast and a bit chilly – I guess a good day to be at the library working on projects that the Friends are involved in.  Got to get in…

Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar and Narrated by Kathleen McInerney

Seventh grader Marshall Walsh has been walking his neighbor 5th grader Tamaya Dhilwaddi to school ever since elementary.  When a bully by the name of Chad Hilligas forces them off the road home one day both Marshall and Tamaya wind up cutting into the…

Book Expo Arrival and Day One

As promised, I said I would write a series of posts about this years expo. I left Minnesota on Tuesday May 10th at 5:30 am to drive to Chicago for the book expo.  I had decided that between driving to Minneapolis, paying for parking…

Morning Meanderings… Coffee Around The World With The BEA Girls

Good morning all!  Happy Monday and all that.  I think I have made a full recovery from BEA over the weekend.  I did close to nothing yesterday… a little laundry, a little organizing, and dinner – that’s it.  I meant to mow the lawn……

First Women by Kate Andersen Brower and Narrated by Karen White

  If you think the President has a tough job, imagine being the First Lady!  From uprooting your children from their homes, schools, friends, to be in the very public eye;  to letting go of any sense of privacy, the ability to go shopping/drive…

Morning Meanderings… Return From The Expo (BEA!)

Home. As many of you know I was in Chicago this past week for the Book Expo (BEA).  In the past, I have blogged from the expo – pictures, happenings, events….  this year, it was enough for me to just go.  I forgot my…