August 1, 2009 archive

First Quilt Project: COMPLETED!

*Click on any image to enjoy a larger view I started this 25″ X 25″ tabletopper about two years ago – in fact, I took a class to learn how to quilt and this was the project. So it is only fair that it be my first quilt project to actually be completed. I stitched …

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Random Reading Challenge – LINKS to REVIEWS

This is where you are encouraged to link reviews to the books you read for The Random Reading Challenge. Please link DIRECTLY to your review (not just to the main page of your blog). Give us the title of the book you read, then your name in parantheses. Example:  The Good Thief (Caribousmom) Haven’t signed …

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Wrap Up – Themed Reading Challenge

I hosted this challenge – and completed it by the skin of my teeth! Here is a summary of what I did: Option 3: Read at least 6 books that share MORE than two themes. My themes were: 1. Female authors 2. New to me authors 3. The plot has some sort of mystery which …

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The Good Thief – Book Review

He had no memory of a beginning – of a mother or father, sister or brother. His life was simply there, at Saint Anthony’s, and what he remembered began in the middle of things – the smell of boiled sheets and lye; the taste of watery oatmeal; the feel of dropping a brick onto a …

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