#Project52 – Photographer’s Choice

Photographer’s Choice week for #EverydayProject52 coincides with National Library Week, so guess what you’re getting. Photos of libraries. I’m sure you’re thrilled.  There are several libraries in my area. Though not the original library, the one currently standing in Princeton, our county seat, is a beautiful old building funded by Carnegie. There are also two Read More …

Bookish Questions – Your first favorite book?

What was your first favorite book? While I’m sure I had a book that I made mom and dad read to me over and over when I was little, the first book I really remember falling in love with was the Mother Goose book that was at my grandmother Ruby’s house. It was A Treasury Read More …

Coffee Talk – Back to the 90s

Welcome to Coffee Talk, where I’ll join you each week to talk about some of the interesting things going on in the world and around the web. Back to the 90s JNCO Jeans popped up in my Facebook feed. You know the ones I’m talking about.  Those massively wide-leg jeans that we all wore in Read More …

#Project52 – Selfie

This week’s #EverydayProject52 challenge was the selfie.  It’s something I could certainly use more practice with, as I always seem to take 20 bad ones for each good selfie. So here are a few selfies I’ve taken over the last few weeks, that I’ve actually liked. The first two photos were taken with my phone, Read More …

Bookish Questions – How do you style your bookshelves?

How do you style your bookshelves? My bookshelves are a conglomeration of styles.  Where I have enough books from a single series, or group of related series, I like to create a single shelf devoted to that series/group.  For example, I have an entire shelf devoted to Harry Potter. (If you follow my tumblr, I Read More …

Bookish Questions – Do you gift your friends and family with books?

Do you gift your friends and family with books or bookish items? I love giving books as gifts. For Christmas last year, I got one sister a book on making your own baby food – she just had that baby (Yea!); and I got my other sister an Amazon gift card so that she could Read More …

Book It! – Curiouser & Curiouser

Another month gone. Can you believe the year is a quarter of the way through? Lots has happened this month. I’m an aunt (again).  My sister had her first baby, early in the month, and it seems to have put me on a children’s literature kick. I have to admit it was fun to read Read More …