My Mother, Always a Guardian Angel

This post is a Six Word Saturday contribution. Please check out Debbie’s source post here. Today Andy and I are visiting my mom’s resting place in Clifton. Tomorrow would have been Mom’s 67th birthday. Since tomorrow’s weather calls for a messy, wintry mix, the hour commute to Clifton would be unsafe to travel. My mother isContinue reading “My Mother, Always a Guardian Angel”

Friday Reads: November 29

I’m reading two books at the moment: The Moments Between by Natalie Banks, and Knot on Your Life by Betty Hechtman. The Moments Between by Natalie Banks I received a complimentary copy of The Moments Between as part of the author’s launch team for this novel. I’m about halfway through The Moments Between, and I’mContinue reading “Friday Reads: November 29”

A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron/A Review

A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce CameronPublisher: ForgePurchased through Barnes & NobleLength: 319 pagesGenre: FictionRelease Date: July 2010 (1st edition) A Dog’s Purpose is a loving, heartwarming story about life told through the eyes of a dog and the many lives he experiences. Bailey just wants to fulfill his calling in life: to make hisContinue reading “A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron/A Review”

WWW Wednesday: November 27

WWW Wednesday was originally hosted by A Daily Rhythm, and now maintained by Taking on a World of Words. There are three prompts for WWW Wednesday:–What are you currently reading?–What did you finish recently reading?–What do you think you’ll read next? The Moments Between by Natalie BanksThe Moments Between is Natalie Banks‘s upcoming fourth novel.Continue reading “WWW Wednesday: November 27”

Goodreads Monday: November 25

I hope everyone’s week is off to a good start! I’m taking part in Goodreads Monday. This was started by Lauren’s Page Turners, in which you choose a book listed on your Goodreads TBR and talk about it. This week’s post: The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib Synopsis:The chocolate went first, thenContinue reading “Goodreads Monday: November 25”

‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama/A Review

Synopsis: In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while alsoContinue reading “‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama/A Review”

Sunday Sentence: November 24

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’. ‘The same old dark pain swirled around inside Jakob like a storm, and the anger left him as if blown away by a gust of wind’. Source: A Dog’s Purpose byContinue reading “Sunday Sentence: November 24”

OwlCrate November 2019 unboxing/Through the Enchanted Forest

Hi everyone, I’m very excited to show you what I received from OwlCrate this month! I received my OwlCrate last night (such a pleasant surprise to find my package sitting by the door)! There are spoilers in this post, but if you still would like to see what I received in my OwlCrate, feel freeContinue reading “OwlCrate November 2019 unboxing/Through the Enchanted Forest”

Time With Family Is So Valuable

This post is a Six Word Saturday contribution. Please check out Debbie’s source post here. Thanksgiving is coming around the corner! My husband and I spend Thanksgiving with both families. During the day we spend time with Andy’s family, and the evening is spent with my loved ones. Since my grandfather is enduring some healthContinue reading “Time With Family Is So Valuable”

Friday Reads: November 22

Friday Reads bring me to finally starting a new book! I completed Becoming last night. It was such an informative memoir about Michelle Obama and her life, from her childhood years to her present life, post-White House. I will post my full review this weekend! My Friday Reads now have me going back to AContinue reading “Friday Reads: November 22”