Monthly Archives: September 2014

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that were hard for me to read

So I decided to bring back Top Ten Tuesday on my blog!  I didn’t stop for any particular reason, I’m just lazy and sometimes I have more of a social life than other times so I just forget to do … Continue reading

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An Adirondack Vacation

The boyfriend and I just returned from a lovely few days spent in the high peaks region of the Adirondacks.  We do this trip every fall, and I think we really got the timing right this year.  It was gorgeous … Continue reading

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Review: Florence Gordon by Brian Morton

Here’s the description from Goodreads.com: Meet Florence Gordon: blunt, brilliant, cantankerous and passionate, feminist icon to young women, invisible and underappreciated by most everyone else. At seventy-five, Florence has earned her right to set down the burdens of family and … Continue reading

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Review: Flirting with French by William Alexander

Here’s the description from Netgalley.com: William Alexander is more than a Francophile. He wants to be French. To sip absinthe at the window of a dark café, a long scarf wrapped around his neck, a copy of Le Monde at … Continue reading

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Review: The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone by Adele Griffin

Here’s the description from Goodreads.com: Two-time National Book Award finalist Adele Griffin offers an ingenious fictional take on the “oral history” celebrity bio that defined a bestselling genre: Edie, American Girl by Jean Stein and George Plimpton. In presenting herself … Continue reading

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I Love Beer, Or My Trip to Southern Tier Brewery

So obviously I love beer.  And one of my favorite local breweries is Southern Tier.  I’ve visited their brewery exactly once and I’m going to tell you a bit about it, because I want to visit again!  Their brewery tour … Continue reading

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Review: Storm Front (Dresden Files #1) by Jim Butcher

Here’s the description from Goodreads.com: Harry Dresden is the best at what he does. Well, technically, he’s the only at what he does. So when the Chicago P.D. has a case that transcends mortal creativity or capability, they come to … Continue reading

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