Category Archives: books

Happy! Happy! Happy???

Today is the day we find out if my husband’s aggressive prostate cancer has spread.  Today is also my birthday.  I have been wishing this day here since we found out the test results would be given to us today.  … Continue reading

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in no particular order again

This first card is from Maryna in Minsk, Belarus.  It shows the traditional Belarusian folk holidays — one for each season.  Winter is Kaliaday.  Spring is Spring Greeting.  Summer is Kupalle.  Autumn is Dazhynki.  It is a lovely, colorful postcard. The … Continue reading

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in no particular order

I’m just randomly picking postcards from my stack to share with you today.  The first one shows flags from all around the world.  It’s difficult to read some of the countries names on the postcard in person, so I’m not … Continue reading

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Reading Frenzy!

  I finished Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore some time ago.  I really enjoyed it.  My mother didn’t like it much.  I wanted to know how it would end and what would happen next. Since then, I’ve been reading quite … Continue reading

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Mr. Penumbra’s 24 – Hour Bookstore

I got this at the library this afternoon.  Started reading it tonight.  I love a book that hooks me and is interesting from the first page!  In case you’re wondering, it was written by Robin Sloan.

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Little things and Other things on my Mind

I’ve been watching as much of the Olympics as I can.  I have it on now.  As I started to write this, women’s weight lifting come on the channel I was watching.  I cannot watch that.  I tried the other … Continue reading

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What I’ve been reading

I told you in my last book post that I was reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed.  I did finish it and I have to say I loved this book!  It’s mostly about her walk on the Pacific Crest Trail, but it’s also about her … Continue reading

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Books and Mail

I finished reading the book I told you about last time — Making Piece a memoir  of love, loss and pie by Beth M. Howard.  I loved this book!  I did  not want it to end.  Maybe it’s because I … Continue reading

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I am Grateful Today for…

family, in all shapes, sizes and ages having a purpose libraries! books that get my creative urges flowing sleep money to pay the bills air conditioners that work artistic expression, everyone’s — even if I don’t understand it all the time … Continue reading

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Library Heaven!

I am totally in love with the neighborhood library here!  It is at least 4 times larger than my own neighborhood library.  There are people working at the information desk!  Actual live people!  You can go on up to them and ask … Continue reading

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