10 interesting books I’ve read this year

One of my uber list goals was to read 25 books this year. So far I've read 10, which is on pace for meeting my goal. I've read some very good books this year and a few that were just okay. No total clunkers that I completed regretted reading, so that's nice. Here are the … Continue reading 10 interesting books I’ve read this year

Works for Me: Q&A a Day journal for kids

I've written before about my line-a-day journal. I'm now in my 5th year of entering a one line journal entry for each day, and it continues to work with me. Not only have I been able to keep it up, but I love seeing the previous years' entries for that day. I love it so … Continue reading Works for Me: Q&A a Day journal for kids

Who said “well-behaved women seldom make history?”

"Well-behaved women seldom make history." You may have seen that quote on bumper stickers or t-shirts, or maybe you've seen it as "Well-behaved women rarely make history." The quote often appears without attribution. I've sometimes seen it attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt and Marilyn Monroe. But who really said "well-behaved women seldom make history?" Laurel Thatcher … Continue reading Who said “well-behaved women seldom make history?”

The Haunted Dollhouse, a favorite creepy book from my childhood

The Haunted Dollhouse is a book from my childhood that has survived multiple (usually move-inspired) book purges. I still have it even though the pages are falling out of the binding. The copyright says 1982. I'm not sure if that's exactly the year my parents gave me this book, but it wouldn't have been long … Continue reading The Haunted Dollhouse, a favorite creepy book from my childhood