2010 in Review

The stats helpers at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here's a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 8,200 times in 2010. That's about 20 full 747s. In 2010, … Continue reading 2010 in Review

Merry Christmas and Happy Boxing Day

Even a blasted cold virus wouldn’t bring my Holidays to a screeching halt. Since Christmas Eve, I’ve been spending time with my family here in North Carolina and participating in fun family activities. We spent Christmas morning under the tree where I received the novel Matched by Ally Condie, a sketch book, Ginny Weasley’s  wand, … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy Boxing Day

Thanksgiving Weekend/ Meet an Author Monday

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving Weekend! My holiday was quite fun really. My family started Thanksgiving by making our traditional Chex mix – which became nuclear Chex mix because I accidentally added one tablespoon of the chili powder instead of one teaspoon. Opps! Fortunately, my family loves spicy and it was fabulous!  My mom … Continue reading Thanksgiving Weekend/ Meet an Author Monday

Happy Thanksgiving 2010: Giving Thanks

With the turkey in the oven, making the stuffing, preparing the cornbread and cranberries I just wanted to create a quick post for this special Holiday. This year, I have a lot to be thankful for. So, I wish to honor today by listing what I'm most grateful for: 1. I am thankful for my … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving 2010: Giving Thanks

Happy Halloween!

 Happy Halloween!!! Yay! Halloween has finally come! The house is ready. Withchs, bats, and crows in the windows. The great pumpkin sits by the gate. Renaldo greets the children, hanging around and looking for any candy handout. Interestingly enough, the first trick or treater was not a child, but our neighborhood cat, Nikki. Fotunately, I … Continue reading Happy Halloween!

Halloween Favs Friday – Hocus Pocus: 2 Days

Halloween Favs – A time to share some of my favorite books, movies, and songs for the season. Today: Hocus Pocus – I LOVE Hocus Pocus! It's one of Disney's best works. And I still can't believe my favorite character Binx (Sean Murray) is the same actor who plays Special Agent Timothy McGee (My favorite character in NCIS)!!! IMDB Summary: … Continue reading Halloween Favs Friday – Hocus Pocus: 2 Days

Halloween Favs Friday – Tell-Tale Heart: 9 Days

Halloween Favs – A time to share some of my favorite books, movies, and songs for the season. Today:   The Tell-Tale Heart – Frighting what the mind can pull. It can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Wikipedia Summary: The Tell-Tale Heart is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe first published in 1843. … Continue reading Halloween Favs Friday – Tell-Tale Heart: 9 Days

Halloween Favs Friday – Sleeply Hollow: 16 Days

Halloween Favs – A time to share some of my favorite books, movies, and songs for the season. Today:   The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – another classic. It's a frighting short story, a perfect read just before a stroll through the crisp October night air (just watch for the Headless Horseman). Goodreads Summary: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow … Continue reading Halloween Favs Friday – Sleeply Hollow: 16 Days