I’ve seen a few good movies lately, so thought I’d share! I’ve had a movie-ful summer so far, that’s for sure. I’ve received a few gifts of gift cards and am thankful for their assistance in my habit! Netflix: “Downton Abbey” is not a movie, but rather a PBS Masterpiece Theatre series – 7 episodes… Continue reading Movies: Catching Up
House Rules – A was a quick read, despite the 530 pages! The book was told in five voices – Emma, the single mother of an 18 year old and 15 year old; Jacob, the 18 year old with Asperger Syndrome; Theo, the 15 year old brother who feels invisible and longs for a “perfect”… Continue reading House Rules
It seems that I haven’t written about the books I’ve read lately! I do post quick little reviews on goodreads (it’s just so easy to keep that site updated and write some thoughts) so I’ll recap here… Reverse, chronological order 🙂 House Rules – I’m currently reading this book, after attempting to listen to the… Continue reading Catching up on Book Talk
I ended up going to a midnight showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pt. 2, with no regrets. Marissa and I watched Pt. 1 on PPV at home (without popcorn) and then went to the theatre! We arrived around 10:45 and the there were a lot of people there in costumes and I… Continue reading Books and Movies – Love ’em!
The famous tagline for the “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” movie, which premieres in the US on 7/15. Last week I watched some of the UK Premiere Red Carpet hoopla and heard the speeches given by the cast and writers and directors. Tears! Yesterday I finished the audiobook of Book 7. Tears!… Continue reading It All Ends 7.15.11
http://www.largeheartedboy.com/blog/archive/2011/06/2011_online_sum.html Wow – someone put together a crazy long list of some crazy long summer reading lists! How fun!!!! I can’t even dream of finishing one, but I like to share the envy with all! Off to read…
It’s hard to believe that 2011 is half over, now that July (and some steamy summer weather) has arrived. I know that writing my “end of 2010 letter” in February probably makes mid-year creep up sooner, but nonetheless, it is amazing how fast the time goes. I set a goodreads reading goal for 2011 of… Continue reading Half-Full