I like donating money to charities. I like helping out organizations that do good in the world. I like knowing that my money is going to a good cause. I do not like when charities/organizations send me stuff in the mail asking for money. And by stuff, I don’t mean letters – I don’t mind… Continue reading Charity Junk Mail.
Sometimes I see a dragonfly flying around. It reminds me of this time in Mexico when my husband and I were on a cruise and for our shore excursion/port adventure, we chose a water park. The water park has a sea lion and dolphin shows, lots of water slides and a lazy river. We saw… Continue reading Dragonflies.
I am pretty sure that I can read any book by Anne Tyler and love it. Even though this book takes place probably close to 20 years ago, it’s still excellent. You’ll just notice some references are older (such as amazed when someone doesn’t have an answering machine – no mention of cell phones since… Continue reading Book Review: Digging to America by Anne Tyler
I’ll begin this story at the beginning… It was 2007 and I went to the dentist for a regular dental exam. I wasn’t having any pain or problems but the dentist said he saw a cavity and I could have it filled that day so that it didn’t get worse. That sounded like a good… Continue reading Farewell to a Tooth.
Anne Tyler can pretty much write about anything and it’ll be good! I loved this book just as much as I loved her others; loved the characters, loved the plot, loved the writing, loved the places, etc. This book is a “what if” kind of story where the main character starts to ponder what would… Continue reading Book Review: Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler
I thought this book was funny – I don’t quite know if it was meant to be as funny as I thought it was! It says it is a psychological debut novel and I can understand why to some degree but really I’d just say it’s a funny, dramatic story of a 40 something year… Continue reading Book Review: We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley
We live in an apartment complex where indoor only cats are allowed and the only time cats can be outside is if they are on a leash. However, there are many people who don’t seem to think these rules apply to them. They let their cats roam outside when they want. Then my cats see… Continue reading Other cats outside.