What I am reading…

Instead of The Secret Garden as promised, I opted to travel back to Westeros with A Storm of Swords. By happy accident, my choice coincided with my marathon re-watching of the series (I just started season 3!). As usual, I’m enjoying comparing/contrasting the book with the adaptation; so far, I have no criticisms only keen enjoyment……

2017 Reading Challenge

June 18, 2017 My goal this year is to read 30 books; according to GoodReads, I’m 5 books behind schedule, but I’m not worried. Yes, the year is almost half over, but I still have the rest of the summer and some school breaks to “rush” through a few novels 🙂 Rick Porrelo’s The Rise and…

Best use for left over Pesto Dipping Sauce!

I’ve never made anything with bow-tie pasta before… What you see: Grated Parmesan Cheese 2 small sides of Pesto Sauce from my favorite Pizza Delivery Cherry tomatoes, sliced in half Salt and Pepper to taste All deliciousness!

What I am reading…

I read A Little Princess when I was a little girl, but all I remember about the story is from watching the 1986 mini-series (which, by the way, is practically word for word from the book). I’m about 75% done and, to be honest, I want to make it last a little longer! Next up is The…

Inferno: Book to Movie

I didn’t really care for Dan Brown’s Inferno, especially compared with his The DaVinci Code (which I love!). The plot was not as thrilling as previous ones have been, despite all the promise of Dante. When I rented the movie version, I was not expecting to be wowed, but wasn’t I expecting it to be a complete…

Can’t stay angry when there’s bacon!

OH MY GAWD! I want a large enough apartment that the smoke detector doesn’t go off every time I DON’T BURN THE BACON!!! 😤 P.S. Expletives deleted because – though I am PISSED!! – I realize this is a 1st world problem) 😔 P.P.S. It doesn’t help that the detector’s screeching terrifies my pup. 😣 P.P.P.S. My…

What I am reading…

I love Amy Schumer. “Trainwreck” is one of my favorite comedies and so when I found out that she based some of the plot on her life – especially her relationship with her father – I immediately wanted to read her memoir. But… I didn’t immediately get a hold of the book, however. Luckily, I have…

2017 Reading Goal

This is a bit late, and for that I do most humbly apologize. Last December, I decided that this year’s reading challenge would be more of a goal: 30 books read in 2017. I decided against a list of criteria that I need to check off (after finding impossibly titled or colored or themed books); instead,…

What I am reading…

I made the mistake of watching Angels and Demons before reading the book, and it ruined the story for me. It was weird, because I did the same thing for The DaVinci Code but didn’t experience the same disappointment. Hmmm… I’m about half way through Inferno and I have to admit that it’s nice to be back in…

Dear Universe

In response to the Daily Post Prompt: Apology Dear Universe, I am deeply regretful for offending you. Clearly, my sins have been egregious, though I have no idea what I did. Please accept my sincerest apologies and assurance that I will live a better life. Thank you for considering lifting your curse, this household is…