Category Archives: library

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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Helping Schools the Easy Way

I believe I’ve told you that my grandchildren are going to school in a more financially disadvantaged school district this year.  This school does not have many of the things that schools in neighboring areas around here have and take for granted.  The … Continue reading

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The New Sunday Fun Times

Yesterday was the day that my granddaughters do most of their weekly chores.  After several weeks of being here with them during the chores, I decided to leave the house on this particular day of the week in an attempt … Continue reading

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Traveling Letter Writing

One of the things I want to be able to do this weekend, when I make my escape from the house for a while, is write letters.  I’m hoping to spend some peaceful, quiet time at a restaurant, park or … Continue reading

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Old Stamps and things I forgot

First:  I forgot to mention in my inky post that it was this post on the Missive Maven blog that inspired me to make my first purchase from the Goulet Pen Company.  I got ink that the Maven mentioned.  I got … 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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In My Mailbox

I had intended to post about my mail last Monday.  Unfortunately, I didn’t feel quite up to par that night, so I didn’t post.  Tonight though, I can’t sleep and I’m feeling more like myself, so it’s a good time … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Gratitude

I think I’ll be doing this weekly for a while.  Hope you enjoy.  You are more than welcome to join me.  If you do, please leave a link to your gratitude list in the comments. I’m still at my son’s … Continue reading

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The Help

At first, I didn’t want to read this book.  I don’t even remember why I didn’t want to read it.  Then I saw a commercial for the soon to be released movie based on the book.  Oh my!  When the … Continue reading

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My Second Grandchild Date This Week

It is after 8:30 PM and it is still 101 degrees F here in Oklahoma where I’m visiting my grandkids and son.  I am so ready for fall this year.  I have had more than enough of this summer! My … Continue reading

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