I’ve been thinking about abbreviations and acronyms lately and how they can mean different things from place to place. Abbreviations When I first moved from Illinois to Connecticut late last year the abbreviation “NE” often caught my eye in ads and the newspaper. For me NE has always […]
This was such an enjoyable memoir, a wonderful escape into the life of someone who took a risk to start living the life he wanted. Cris Hammond followed a lead that his wife left taped to the bathroom mirror and radically changed their lives forever. From the publisher: […]
I am so excited to participate in my first Literary Blog Hop!The Literary Giveaway Blog Hop is hosted by Leeswammes. Between now and Wednesday June 25th, you can hop to more than 30 different book blogs, all offering one or more giveaways of books or bookish items. All books […]
I’ve never been into MadLibs, but this version caught my attention and the pizza was good, too! More Wordless Wednesday here.
It’s been a while since I’ve done a library visit post. Living in a new state with new libraries to explore you’d think I’d be all over them! Imagine I’ll get into a routine soon enough. Last week we went to visit a family member who lives in […]
If you listen to the Books on the Night Stand podcast you know about their Beach Blanket Book Bingo summer reading game. If you haven’t listened to the episode where they introduce it, here’s the link. Or you can go straight to the BOTNS Bingo page and get […]
The Killer Angels cover collage The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara is a novel about the Battle of Gettsyburg which took place July 1-3, 1863. The battle was a big turning point in the Civil War and the novel was awarded the Pulitzer in 1975. “My favorite historical […]