Adventures

The Lunar Chronicles – A Review

The Lunar Chronicles are a series of 6 books written by Marissa Meyer.  The books take place in the distant future (100+ years after the 4th world war).  The 4 main books in the series: Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter are retellings of the traditional fairy tales Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, and Snow…

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WIP Wednesday – A New Machine

I’ve been a big slacker about getting any sewing done lately, what with the new baby ducks, and my utter laziness. But I do still have something to share with you this week- a brand new (to me) sewing machine. This jewel was my birthday gift from my husband.  It’s about a month after my…

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Bookish Questions – Are any of your friends readers?

Are any of your friends readers? I would like to think that a large number of my friends are readers, but as I get older, and particularly as I read more, I have realized how little most of my friends read. Don’t get me wrong, I have a few friends who read all the time.…

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Duck Tales – The Ducks Have Landed

As I’ve mentioned in previous Coffee Talk posts, my husband and I will be raising some ducks.  Their coop has been mostly complete for a while now, just waiting for the ducks to arrive, and they finally did last Thursday morning. We received a total of 10 ducklings, which were shipped in a package about…

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Coffee Talk – Duck Tales

Welcome to Coffee Talk! Grab yourself a mocha latte and join in on the chat. Duck Tales There will be lots of fun duck tales in our very own Duckburg soon.  Ten happy little ducks arrived at our house on Thursday morning.   Because of the cold snap we’ve had this week, the cute fluffy…

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Coffee Talk – Bluejays and Barn Cats

Welcome to Coffee Talk! Grab your favorite morning beverage – unless, of course, it’s evening where you live- and join me for a chat. Attack of the Bluejays A couple nights ago, I went out to pick limbs up out of the yard between storms. It seemed like a great idea until I started to…

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#Project52 – From Where I Stand

From where I stand, clutter is a symptom of a creative mind. The walls in my office at work are covered in art and inspiration. I even have a shelf full of fun toys – I swear I don’t play with them at work – that make me happy to look at. Of course, my…

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Bookish Questions – YA or Adult Literature?

Do you prefer YA or Adult Literature? Can we just stop categorizing books?  Who cares if the protagonist is a child, a teen, an adult, or an anthropomorphic cow, as long as the story is good? I love all sorts of books. My favorite series is Harry Potter, which you will always find in the…

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