Thinking about 2017, I’ve read so many best of lists – books, movies, cupcakes. I decided to choose best photo memories of my year. Wishing everyone a 2018 full of good memories. January: full moon through the trees February: First run of the day skiing with the sun and moon in full view. March: LenticularContinue reading “Best of 2017”
Saturday sunrise Sky awash in delightful Tones of morning light.
Life the Rocky Mountains can be magnificent and ever changing. Weather is isolated creating a 15 degree temperature difference between where I live at 8200 ft and Boulder 5300 ft less than 10 miles away most days. Sometimes, on the steep drive, as I twist and turn along Magnolia Rd, it is otherworldly. These imagesContinue reading “Life above the clouds”
The latest Pixar release is truly a masterpiece for all ages. I finally saw it today, in a sold out theater full of children, parents, and grandparents. A perfect family movie! I loved Miguel, a young boy who dreams of being a musician even though his family strictly prohibits music. The story centers on DíaContinue reading “Coco, A Pixar Masterpiece”
Winter arrived in the Rocky Mountains this morning with a gentle blanket of snow. Today, Winter Solstice marks the shortest day, the welcoming of winter. A quote from John Steinbeck, “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?” Solstice acrostic Snow and darkness On this day weContinue reading “Winter Solstice Reflections”
#17DABash interview with the author, Diana Gallagher and a chance to win a free signed copy of the book. Comment on this blog post to be entered in the raffle! “Lessons in Falling” is a beautifully written contemporary YA book. Before we meet Savannah, she’s suffered a career-ending gymnastics injury. TheContinue reading “Interview with Diana Gallagher, author of “Lessons in Falling” Raffle to win free signed copy”
Tonight candles glow Chanukah comes to an end The lights burn brightly. The sixth night flames flicker Peacefully sharing their light Warm beauty shining.
A dear friend gave me the book Lost in Translation. It’s full of interesting words in different languages that are unique to a specific language or culture. Today, I’m sharing the word tsundoku which is a Japanese word for leaving a book unread. This basically describes my TBR shelves; yes I have more than one!Continue reading “Tsundoku – a word for all bibliophiles”
The book, “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” was a favorite of mine growing up. At the time Brooklyn didn’t have special meaning to me, more on this in a minute, but I loved the immigrant story in this and another cherished book “All of a Kind Family.” That book was closer to my own family’sContinue reading “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”
An interview with Carlie Sorosiak, the delightful author of If Birds Fly Back Read and comment on this post for your chance to win a Query Critique of less than 500 words! In If Birds Fly Back, you have two main characters with an alternating POV. Did you originally envision the story this way? Originally,Continue reading “Interview with author Carlie Sorosiak and a chance to win a Query Critique”