January 2013 archive

2013 Finish-A-Long: First Quarter

The 2013 Finish-A-Long is being hosted by Leanne at She Can Quilt and it encourages sewists to finish what they started! There are prize giveaways at the end of the quarter. I played along in 2012 with Quilter In The Gap and found this challenge to be very motivating. So I’m joining again! The rules …

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Sunday Salon – January 6, 2013

January 6, 2013 Good morning and welcome to the first Sunday Salon of 2013! To get links to more readers’ posts, check out the dedicated Facebook Page. I wrapped up 2012 with a crunching of numbers, a new plan for 2013, and a Best of 2012 List of Books. Although I did not read as …

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Chunkster Challenge 2013

January 1 – December 31, 2013 I am once again hosting this challenge over on the Chunkster Challenge blog – go to THIS POST to sign up. This year I am hoping to accomplish the Mor-book-ly Obese level which means I will be committing to EIGHT or more Chunksters of which three tomes MUST be 750 pages or …

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The Stockholm Octavo – Book Review

That night of cards began two years of exceeding good fortune at the tables, and in time led me to the Octavo – a form of divination unique to Mrs. Sparrow. It required a spread of eight cards from an old and mysterious deck distinct from any I have ever seen before. Unlike the vague …

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Chunkster Challenge 2012

January 1 – December 31, 2012 January 1, 2013 UPDATE: I not only met my goal for this challenge, I exceeded it! My longest read was Fall of Giants by Ken Follett at nearly 1000 pages. I will be joining this challenge in 2013 as well!! *************************************************** I am not only co-hosting this challenge – …

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