'Tis by Frank McCourt My rating: 3 of 5 stars This memoir picks up from where Angela's Ashes ends with young Frank arriving back in America at the age of 18. It takes him all the way through to the death of his parents and the spreading of Angela's Ashes back in her native Ireland.... Continue Reading →
57 and arctic gale force winds at 11am on May 22nd is NOT acceptable!! Sitting at my son's baseball game with three layers of jackets, a hoodie over my hat, a blanket & gloves should NOT be necessary!!! Yeah, the sun makes it LOOK warm - but it's NOT! The parents were a bunch of... Continue Reading →
First of all, I highly recommend putting The Women's Colony in your RSS feed or your Google Reader or whatever system you use to read blog posts. A delightful blend of writers who cover topics large & small, personal & global. Plus, some very nice eye candy pics in The Cabana room (rowr). This week,... Continue Reading →
Do you love classical music? Do you follow the Classical Music awards category for the Grammys? Well, if so, then you need to be following Miss Music Nerd. She was chosen to be an official Grammy community blogger for the Classical Music category. It's pretty cool because they found her (it was not something she... Continue Reading →
Everyone take some time this weekend to check out the essays of one of the best damn writers anywhere. My Imperfect Truth The writer is a lady who started referring to me as her Cyber Twin when we first 'met' on the MotherTalkers site. Being on the east coast she would be commenting on topics... Continue Reading →
Got you attention with that icky title eh? We coined the term in C&J ages ago when someone would "whore" their own diary vs "pimping" someone elses. The Pragmatic Progressive is up and running. Get your political/media rants there. This place will be a little truer to it's name moving forward 🙂
Can you please read this post and share any info you might have? It's truly amazing to me how many brick walls this family hits everywhere they turn.
Let's get the boring excersise stuff out of the way - slow week. Too much on the TV (DNC convention) to allow for proper aerobic time with the Wii. But I did keep up with the weights 4 nights. Still feeling good, but I feel like I need to trun it up a notch this... Continue Reading →
....then check out Mom told us never to discuss politics or religion. There is a nice combination of writers there and I've been enjoying the debates.
Yes, yes. A day late. Whatever! Stealing this from Nylonthread who stole it from Greeblemonkey who also stole it from someone but I didn't click that link 🙂 I've added both these gals to my own blogroll as I've had fun reading them for the last few days and now I am hooked. Nylonthread is... Continue Reading →