All across America this month Mom’s and Dad’s have been celebrating. Why have we been celebrating? Because SCHOOL STARTS!! Yes you read that right school is back in, which means no more “Mom I’m bored” at 7:30 IN MORNING! So to all you teachers out there, THANK YOU, for talking our moody, bored children away […]
I have been working on my research/literature review for grad school and in my research I ran across this passage that says so much about those of us who read. It’s from the book Remembrance of Things Past. These afternoons [of reading] were crammed with more dramatic and sensational events than occur, often, in a whole lifetime. […]
Words have power. They can lift us up, bring us down, make us laugh, and incite our wrath. A good storyteller has the ability to do all of this within one book and keep us coming back for more. Thank you to all of those very talented authors who do this everyday.
Normally WoW Sunday means Words of Wisdom however after the week I have had I have nothing so I decided to make it a WOW Sunday. So enjoy the amazing Man Candy I have found from various places around the web.
A couple of weeks ago I was in the car with DH and the M’s. DH and I were having a fight about something really stupid. We were sitting at a stoplight when out of nowhere M1 very dead panned piped up “Damn I wonder whose bitch he is?” DH and I looked at each […]
Last night I had the privilege to witness a vow renewal ceremony of a couple that has been married for 58 years this coming Tuesday. As I watched the groom (we were sitting at the brides back) I could clearly see the love and devotion he had to his wife. As he re-committed to loving her there were […]
There are two very special boys in my family Rhino and Tiger (these are the names my sil uses for them on the internet). Both Rhino and Tiger are autistic. Because of the severity of their autism Tiger doesn’t talk and Rhino doesn’t always make sense when he talks however the other day he told […]
There is nothing better than a comfy pillow, a warm soft blanket, a nice cup of tea and stack of good books.
There is nothing like spending a relaxing day doing nothing but finding unread treasures on your bookshelves! So glad I took the time to look.
Today is the Superbowl and I for one am excited. However probably not as excited as two of our favorite authors Carly Phillips and Shannon Stacey. In honor of them today’s wow Sunday is going to be a fun one. If the Patriots will the Superbowl one lucky commenter from any post during the month […]
Every time I pick up a book I get to go to another city, time, country, world, and meet new and interesting people. This is why I read. – Confessions from a bookaholic
Okay it’s Game Day and today we will find out who is going to the Superbowl. Carly Phillips and Shannon Stacey two of this blogs favorite authors are HUGE Patriot fans so today’s WoW Sunday is for them… TOM BRADY YOU ARE THE MAN AND WILL DELIVER ANOTHER SUPERBOWL!
To read is to fly: it is to soar to a point of vantage which gives a view over wide terrains of history, human variety, ideas, shared experience and the fruits of many inquiries. A.C. Grayling
January 1st is a day that brings endless possibilities to the new year. It’s a day to reflect back on the previous year and to look forward to the new one. Here at The Book Reading Gals 2011 was a great year for us. We were joined by Angela and Janon, traveled to Denver for […]