Monthly Archives: February 2012

Top 5 30 Day Challenge

Day Five: Top 5 Places You’d Like to Live (in no particular order) 1. Florence, Italy 2. Barcelona, Spain 3. Montreal, Quebec, Canada 4. New York City, New York, USA 5. Boston, Massachusetts, USA Advertisements

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Book and Film Challenge Update

The 24th book I read for this challenge was Catherine: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie, a biography of Catherine the Great of Russia. The book is a tome, the longest book I’ve read on my Kindle. It … Continue reading

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Top 5 30 Day Challenge

Day 4: Top 5 Favourite Things About the Internet 1. I like being able to keep in touch with friends who are far away or near quickly via email. 2. I like being able to look up information quickly about … Continue reading

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Where My Family Lives

Do you live close to your family? Depends on what you mean by family. I live close to my daughter and her family, her daughters and her husband. They live only three miles from my apartment, which makes things very … Continue reading

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Top 5 30 Day Challenge

Top 5 Names You Wish Were Yours (in no particular order) 1. Helena 2. Olivia 3. Rosemarie 4. Catherine 5. Maria

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Bibliophilia Tag

I got this from Mushy Cloud. It’s fun. Try it. Bibliophilia Tag Questions: 1. Which book are you currently reading? And why did you choose that book? I am currently reading Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert … Continue reading

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After the Competition

My granddaughters had their Pep Squad dance competition yesterday, as I mentioned in Six Word Saturday. Their group, the Silver Belles, were in two performances: one at 9:18 a.m. and the other at 4:48 p.m. I obviously did not stay … Continue reading

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My Brother and Sister

Do you have any siblings? What are they like? I have one younger brother and one younger sister. We are all very different in appearance and temperament. My brother Pat is a very outgoing, gregarious person. He is loud and … Continue reading

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Top 5 30 Day Challenge

Day Two: Top Five Books/Series You’ve Read (in no particular order) 1. Marco Didius Falco Mysteries 2. Flavia DeLuce Mysteries 3. Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close 4. Pride and Prejudice 5. Amelia Peabody Emerson Mysteries

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30 Day Challenge

30 Day Challenge, courtesy of Mushy Cloud Day 1: Top Five Favourite Excuses 1. The alarm clock didn’t go off. 2. The traffic was terrible. 3. I was feeling sick. 4. There was an accident on the highway. 5. No … Continue reading

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