#OurProject52 – Celebrate


This has been a good week to get photos of celebration – it’s our local county fair. However, my side of the celebration at the fair always looks a little different, as my husband and I are volunteers out there … Continue reading

Booklr Questions – What is your favorite quote?


What is your favorite quote? For me, picking just one favorite quote is near impossible. I assume it’s the same for most bibliophiles.  So, here are a few that stand out for me at the moment. When I’m 80 years … Continue reading

My Kitchen Wars – A Review


I recently received a digital copy of My Kitchen Wars for review from Open Road Integrated Media and NetGalley. Originally published in 1999, the new ebook edition makes My Kitchen Wars by Betty Fussell a much easier book to find. … Continue reading

Best of Show

best in show

So…. this happened….. It’s only the local fair, but I’m beyond excited about getting best of show for all of the quilts, because there are always a lot of beautifully made quilts entered at our fair. What exciting things are … Continue reading

#OurProject52 – Photographer’s Choice

flooded field

I’m excited about photographer’s choice week this week. It’s giving me an opportunity to share some photos I took while I was out with my husband on Sunday. We went “crop scouting,” so that he could see how some of … Continue reading

Booklr Questions – What is the worst book you’ve ever read?


What is the worst book you’ve ever read? I try not to hate books, though I can often tell you things I don’t love about them.  My biggest beef is with (usually self-publsihed) books that obviously haven’t been edited.  I … Continue reading

Book It – Food & Function

the hundred-foot journey

I’m only 6 months into this challenge to read more books this year, and I’m sure I’ve already exceeded the number of books I read last year. Once I started reading again, I found that I can’t put down whatever … Continue reading

Booklr Questions – Do you have any signed books?

Do you have any signed books? I don’t currently own any books that are signed by the author, however several of the books in my collection are inscribed to me. And for some reason those inscriptions mean more to me … Continue reading

#OurProject52 – Food

cinnamon rolls

Food is one of my favorite things to photograph.  It lends itself well to closeups, which we all know are my favorite type of photos. So you like taking photos of food? Sharing over at: #OurProject52 at Everyday Eyecandy and … Continue reading