Category: Books

My Little Engine

Lately, we’ve been reading The Little Engine That Could. Not the short dumb versions, but an old complete edition that was mine as a little girl, with brilliant illustrations and lots of repetition of the phrase, “I think I can.” So, the other day, a neighbor brought by two small girls’ bikes that her daughters had grown out of, to… Read more →


This Pretty Much Sums It Up

I’m the kind of girl who has a leftover dinner of mac and cheese, okra and blackeyed peas, green beans, one can artichoke hearts, and a glass of Chardonnay. Dessert? One bigass heaping spoon of crunchy peanut butter in a bowl, drizzled with honey and a splash of Kahlua, and a squirt of canned whipped cream, and another glass of… Read more →

Book Recommendations

So, I’ve been slack about updating my “What I’m Reading” section. I finished The Lies of Locke Lamora a while ago, and then went out and bought the sequel, because it was such an enjoyable read. They are pretty light fantasy. Not groundbreaking, but have a pretty interesting fantasy world that is similar enough to our world to be believable,… Read more →


After receiving an email from a male friend, asking if he should really read the Outlander series, I feel it is my duty to explain more fully about the genre of the book: Outlander has tons of fans in the romance category. I am not one to sit around reading romance novels, so I didn’t mention this. I guess I… Read more →