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“Like a Superbowl for Book Lovers!”

A few months ago I had the idea that I wanted to get together the various random people I know that love to talk about books and reading.  Not to talk about one book in particular, but to talk about why we became people who love to read and discuss books!  I thought I would… Continue reading “Like a Superbowl for Book Lovers!”

Mondays · Writing for Fun

What a Difference…

Only a few weeks left in 2012. Tonight I was looking back in my computer to see if I wrote any kind of “end of year wrap up” for 2011 and found nothing but revisions of resumes and cover letters dated 2011.  I guess that’s where my mind was last year at this time!  What… Continue reading What a Difference…

Writing for Fun

11/11 What’s Making me Happy This Week

Symmetry in dates – 11/11 and 11/11/12! A weekend off! Sunshiny weather on my day off Thursday – and being out and about during the daylight!  Durn daylight savings time! Wearing capris in November – one more warm burst for a bit! Poetry reading with the girls – from Shel Silverstein to to e.e. cummings… Continue reading 11/11 What’s Making me Happy This Week

Stuff About Me

Another thing on my list!

Towards the bottom of my list is “write – letters.”  So when I read about the website moreloveletters.com, I signed up for their email updates right away.  Their premise is that the world needs more love letters – handwritten letters written to encourage or lift up people who need them.  They collect the handwritten missives… Continue reading Another thing on my list!

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Starting a Commonplace Book

April 30.  How did it happen that we’re here already?  Very crazy. I was trying to figure out a way to honor the last day of Poetry Month and was reading 30 things to do in Poetry Month.  One of the things to do was to start a ‘commonplace book.’ It sounds exactly like what… Continue reading Starting a Commonplace Book

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40 Things (38)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 38! 38) An author crush This is a toughy, because although I can be an author-stalker, I don’t necessarily think about them as crushes.  But one author that I immediately looked for on Goodreads because I love to read anything by… Continue reading 40 Things (38)

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40 Things (29)

Following along with Boof’s 40 Day Challenge leading up to her 40th birthday, day 29 – 29) A favourite book with animals in When I was young (5th grade? 6th grade?) I loved “Where the Red Fern Grows,” but I haven’t read it since then, so  it’s hard to say it’s a favorite, because when… Continue reading 40 Things (29)

General Book Talk

School Library Days

I read a lot of book blogs and someone posted some questions about memories related to school and books.  I have a lot of memories about reading when younger, so I’ll answer a few of the questions – and hope you will too! What’s your favorite bookish school memory? Did your teacher read aloud to… Continue reading School Library Days

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Did ya miss me?

Wow.  I was blogging pretty regularly for a while and then I stopped!  I’ll tell you what happened.  A few things, actually. Reason #1- I got an iPad 2 from work.  Less need to sit at the laptop or desk top and less convenient to blog on the iPad.  I now read all my blogs,… Continue reading Did ya miss me?

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Teaser Tuesday

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give… Continue reading Teaser Tuesday