Booklr Questions – What do you get besides books at a bookstore?

What do you get besides books at a bookstore? Since there aren’t any independent bookstores in my area (other than second hand shops), most of my local book shopping happens at Barnes and Noble. I love looking through the periodicals section there, and occasionally pick up one of the more expensive web development magazines that Read More …

The Heart Goes Last – A Review

I recently got a chance to review and ARC (Advance Review Copy) of The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood.  And I’m very excited to be able to share my thoughts on this book with you today. So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to Read More …

WIP Wednesday

I finally got around to starting on the baby quilt for my nephew, who will be born in mid October. There’s nothing like waiting for the last minute.  The theme for his room is going to be Monster’s Inc., so as a starting place for this quilt, I took a trip to Baby’s R’ Us Read More …

Booklr Questions – What is your favorite Banned Book?

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It highlights the value of free and open access to information. This year, Banned Book week is being celebrated from September 27th − October 3rd. In honor of Banned Book Week, we’re having a special Banned Book edition of Booklr Questions. Did you Read More …

Baby Beluga Mini Quilt

I’ve had a bit of a busy month, with family reunions and out of town weddings, so even though I got my Project Quilting Focus Through the Prism challenge quilt pieced early in the month, I didn’t get around to finishing it until this week. This month’s challenge was flying geese.  I’d never made one Read More …

Bowden Exhibit at Dunn Art Gallery

One of my favorite jobs at work is taking photos of the exhibits at the Dunn Art Gallery.  The current exhibit is by artists Gene and Bill Bowden.  The interesting thing about exhibits with multiple artists, like this one, is how the different artists’ artwork interacts. Bill Bowden’s exhibits focus on pottery, but also include Read More …