2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge

Reading Challenge. How many of you love to read? Hands up in the air! ...and wave 'em round like you just don't care! Woo Hoo! As an introvert, I take great pleasure in my reading time. Now don't think I'm saying that extroverts don't read. Because I know for a fact that they do. My [...]

What’s Up Lately Episode 008

What’s Up Lately Episode 008

What's Up Lately. Episode 008. Hey All!! I had planned to do a Friday Faves this week. But as you can see, it's Saturday. Yesterday morning as I was getting my cup of coffee, my husband said that it looked like there were cop lights in our front yard. We have light filtering blinds similar [...]

What’s Up Lately Episode 007

What’s Up Lately Episode 007

  What's Up Lately. Episode 007. We've arrived at episode 007!! Does that mean I have covert information?! Top secret stuff to share?! Perhaps... I'm rubbing my hands with glee because I actually do have new developments to share. Fall. But first... It is fall, everybody!! Fall!! The trees along the Blue Ridge Parkway are [...]

What’s Up Lately Episode 006

What’s Up Lately Episode 006

  What's Up Lately. Episode 006. Hey Everybody!! I hope that you all have been well. My life has been busy, but that's nothing new given the fact that my three teens keep me on my toes. Getting Outdoors. Now that the rain has finally moved out (for the most part), I've been making a [...]

Friday Faves Edition 67

Friday Faves Edition 67

Friday Faves. Edition 67. Say what?! Here on a Friday...and with faves? It can't be!   It's true! Recently, you've noticed that I've been doing more "what's up lately" posts. That was because I didn't necessarily have any faves to share, just some conversations that invited you to take a peek into my life. While [...]

Lessons Learned During A Reading Challenge

Lessons Learned During A Reading Challenge

Reading. I have always loved reading. I can't remember a time when my nose wasn't buried in a book. Just as in life, my reading seasons ebb and flow. Sometimes I am voraciously reading book after book and other times I watch the ones that I thought I'd read, sit and gather dust upon the [...]

30 Days of…February Challenge

30 Days of…February Challenge

That by desiring what is perfectly good, even when we don't quite know what it is and cannot do what we would, we are part of the divine power against evil - widening the skirts of light and making the struggle with darkness narrower. -Dorothea in Middlemarch by George Eliot Reading. (psst...I am Amazon affiliate, which means [...]

Reading Walden

I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion -Henry David Thoreau in Walden I gave myself a little leeway on time since I didn't start until Jan. 17th, but I have finally finished Walden!! To read well, that is, to read true books [...]

No school….again

No school….again

This photo is my most recent Instagram post.  We are on our third snow day.  That's 5 days of kids being at home, people!!  Sometimes it's just been my own three, which is daunting enough, but other times we have had a load of others.  And yes, sometimes mine have gone off.  Although it has [...]

Random musings on a snowy day

Winter storm Jonas has descended upon us here in Virginia.  Being the Florida transplants that we are, my daughter decided to turn the old soft top surfboard (which has rotated out of use) into a sled.  Friday was a snow day and my kids fully embraced that.  I, however, was fully awake at 6:30 A.M.  [...]