Tag: First Book Of The Year

First Book 2018 Updated

Good morning!  Happy January 2nd.  It has been fun to watch my E-mailbox fill with these pictures and stories about to be/being enjoyed.  Each title inspires me and as some of you noted on yesterday’s post – with as many entries as we have,…

Morning Meanderings… The Day Of The Eve

Good morning.  *Yawns stretches*  How are we doing this New Years Eve Day? I am sitting here with LAPTOP and COFFEE looking out at a very chilly day (22 below is the current Minnesota temp) and thinking of all the little things I want…

Morning Meanderings…. Seriously – Where You Been?

Huh. So sad to turn to this site today and see how long it has sat waiting for me. Am I reading?  Yes Am I doing?  Yes So what’s my damage?  Why could I not get up like I used to… grab my COFFEE…

Cruising Into The NEW Year

This is a sticky post up to the New Year.  Please do not miss the two events I host every year…. First Book Of the Year One Word (your word for the year!) All new posts will be under this one. Save Save

The First Book Of The Year 2017

Yes.  YES!   We are totally doing this again.  This is the fourth year that I am thrilled to host the First Book Of The Year.  As always, I hope you will join in this fun event. I absolutely LOVE seeing the pictures from all…

Morning Meanderings: We Now Return You To Your Regularly Scheduled Program

I do exist. I have no excuses.  I just went about life and didn’t make it here.  I needed time to find me again… it is still a work in progress but I feel as though I may be getting there. AND – I…

Saturday Snapshot….Books Around The World

January 2…. how are we doing so far into this New Year?  I have been fairly busy with 2 small after Christmas gatherings with friends, a movie with my hubby, and yesterday – working on the First Book Of The Year tradition.  Let me…

The First Books Of 2016

Here it is.  January 1 2016. Thank you to everyone who sent in a picture of the first book they will be reading in this New Year.  This is my third year hosting this event and I love seeing all the pictures and books…

Retiring a Word…. Bringing In A New One

Here we are. 2015 has been the hardest year of my life.  I came into it with such high hopes only to feel I have been knocked off my ship and sent to crash again and again on the rocks along the shore.  You…

The Books of 2015

2015.  what a year. One  of my favorite anal-bookish things I love to do each year is keep track of my reading. I love to see the page count, the book count… I am a total dork when it comes to charts and all…

Morning Meanderings…. Christmas After

It is so crazy what sort of negative anticipation a day can bring. I was not at all looking forward to this Christmas… the first one without my son Justin.  We did not put up a tree.  I did not cook.  I did not…

Morning Meanderings… A Little Downton Abbey Moment

I am here. I don’t know why I don’t post as much as I used to and I really wish I did.  I think about posts… and I dialogue them in my head… what I will say, what I will share…. a review, a…