Category Archives: Personal

How One Mama Reads 250 Books a Year

Last week on Fangirl Happy Hour’s Question Tuesday, Ana and Renay discussed when and how they make time for reading and asked listeners to tell them how we read. I meant to write an answer and post it the same … Continue reading

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Cybils Call for Judges and Kidlitcon

Why you too should apply to be a #Cybils judge and go to #Kidlitcon 2016! Continue reading

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Kidlitcon or Bust!

Just a quick post – I’m off to Kidlitcon for the first time tomorrow morning!  (It will also be my first time flying off without my children – wish us luck.)  I am super excited to meet my blogging friends … Continue reading

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State of the Book Basket: November

Halfway through November already – or it was when I started this post, and now it’s even later! The weather forecast here is predicting snow all week – I’m deciding to think about the extra opportunities for curling up with … Continue reading

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August State of the Book Basket

It’s almost the end of summer – this week is the big back-to-school picnic at the lake, where the children find out what teacher they’ll have next year. I’m keeping my fingers crossed that my daughter gets the same K/1 … Continue reading

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Books are the Best Gifts

I’ve been snowbound with squirrelly kids the last few days, so I haven’t had a chance to write up my reactions to the Cybils Shortlist announcements yet… hopefully tomorrow. But go check them out in the meantime – lots and … Continue reading

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Starting to Read

Well, probably no one except other librarians would find it exciting that I’ve spent the last couple of days figuring out how to make Excel sit up and beg and tell me how well my language learning materials are doing … Continue reading

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Blucy

Thank you to everyone for your kind wishes! My little bunny got home from the hospital a couple of hours ago, and and I expect that she is hopping around like mad now that she can move around more freely. … Continue reading

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Why I Vote

It’s voting time again. Colleen at Chasing Ray and others are asking litbloggers to say why they vote. You can take a look to see the posts that are already up. I blogged about this in 2008, as well. Going … Continue reading

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