Crush at Thomas Hall

Guilty pleasures come in all forms. Maybe a favorite television show or restaurant is something you decadently devour when you need some comfort or “me” time. Mine, lately, has been reading. Its sad, but true, but I don’t get a lot of time to read just for reading’s sake, and I miss it, dearly.
When Beth Sorensen asked me to review her book, I was thrilled. I had heard a lot [...]


Making Photos into Art!

I am not a decorator. By that, I mean that my walls are bare because I’m generally too focused on other, more practical endeavors, like road tripping. Its a curse, actually. My family and I moved into a house about 2.5 years ago that has a lot of wall space, and aside from fingerprints and various chocolate smudges, my walls are just as they were when we moved in. (I [...]



Fall is for Football!

The rules. Well, I’m sure that after I play for a while, actually watch a football game and learn how to play football, I may understand them a bit better. Its truly a game for people who know the rules of football, which I don’t, but I had a great time playing, regardless.



Quiet Time Tales with Grandpa Read!

Its Friday, so it must be time for a review, right? Right!
This week’s adventure was all about the kids, and being quiet,  and reading… and goldfish. I had the pleasure of watching an episode of Quiet Time Tales featuring Grandpa Read, Sparky & Wanda, Champ and some interesting illustrations. The episode reminded me a lot of when I used to watch “Reading Rainbow” on PBS, so I sat back and [...]


Improve Your Marriage

About two weeks ago, Russell A. Irving asked me to review his book, Improve Your Marriage: Don’t Overlook the Obvious. I was skeptical, because in my experience, many marriage “help” books put the burden of the relationship work on the “at home” person or encourage a woman to suck it up, so to speak, and fix the marriage by dressing sexier, putting out more, etc. Needless to say, I [...]