The Good Lord Bird by James McBride - (Amazon link here) I love the way one Goodreads reviewer stated it "If Mark Twain and Mel Brooks had ever collaborated, they would have invented a comic character like (the narrator)." That is SUCH a fantastic way to characterize this! The narrator is Henry(Etta) Shackleford who is... Continue Reading →
A New Book Club!
I've wanted for years to join a book club. I love to read, but sort of like running I wont necessarily find the time to do it unless I have a race as a goal...or, in this case, a book club assignment! The last time I really read a lot of books was in 2010... Continue Reading →
Say It Ain’t So Mike!
It's been about a week now since I finished the book. If you read any of my tweets while I plowed through it, you know already that I am deeply conflicted. First of all, I should be fair and link to the Amazon Kindle purchase page just in case you want to experience this for yourself.... Continue Reading →
Oh, c'mon now, don't act all shocked that I am stopping EVERYTHING - TV viewing, twitter reading...whatever I might be doing outside of actual lease extraction and tax work...will be spent cuddled up on the sofa with my Kindle and this:
Day by day
Pretty cool when I think about how they have known each other since they were 5 🙂 That announcers booth up there is home base for the checkbook and my purse on Saturday game days. But then I have to run up and down those stairs the whole time chasing kids out of restricted areas,... Continue Reading →
Who remembers The New Mickey Mouse Club? The 1977 version? If you do, here is a trip down memory lane - look at these faces: I was obsessed with them!! My absolute favorite was Lisa Whelchel. See that hairstyle she had? I did my best to copy it. Remember, I was 12. The perfect age... Continue Reading →