Friday Flicks: Books to Movies

I’ve seen my fair share of book to movie adaptations. They fall in a few different categories: There are the books that I’ve loved and I seek out the movie version as an extension of my adoration for the book There are the books that I’ve loved and I watch the movie, cringing and sureContinue reading “Friday Flicks: Books to Movies”

Throw Back Thursday: Cherry Ames

I’m kind of a sucker for throw back Thursday. I love looking at old photos, funny memories, sweet moments. In deciding my Thursday theme, I thought this would be a good chance to look back at some older books. Some will be classics. Some, like today’s, will be decidedly not classics. Some will just evokeContinue reading “Throw Back Thursday: Cherry Ames”

I Believe Wednesday: Kindness

2016 was kind of a kick in the head, I have to say. Not all of it. There were some truly wonderful parts. But there was also a fair amount of angst, unwelcome drama, sickness and some deaths that I still can’t wrap my brain around. (And not just the celebrity kind.) To be honest,Continue reading “I Believe Wednesday: Kindness”

Take Action Tuesday: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

One of the things I love about books is the worlds they can introduce you to. I am someone who swan dives fully into a book, swimming through its pages, coming up for air only when I necessary. I am fortunate that my son is the same way and I have to say that itContinue reading “Take Action Tuesday: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind”

My Day, Monday: Eighty Days

My Day, Monday is my chance to let you know what I’m reading, writing, thinking about or…pretty much whatever is in my brain. I’m just getting started on “Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World” by Matthew Goodman. This adult, non-fiction offering looking back at a breathtaking around the worldContinue reading “My Day, Monday: Eighty Days”