• "life"

    Two Days

    For two days now, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had to put on the kids socks, shoes, coats, gloves, and hats.  Every couple of hours, they want to go outside again and I repeat the whole process for each one.  To keep it all dry, I am throwing everything into the dryer between each outing.  It’s one of the downfalls to getting snow in the south; it melts as quickly as it fell.  The kids know they have to soak it up while they can, hence the constant in and out. Other than that, I am delighted to see the white stuff on the ground, even if…

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    Weekly Menu || Vol.007

    If only it were really strawberry season!  One can dream… This week for dinner!  Finally got my list made, albeit, later than I intended.  No sweat off my back though. MON:  Amy’s canned chili and cornbread TUES:  Tofu ricotta stuffed manicotti and salad WED:  Sweet potato rice casserole THURS:  Twice baked potatoes, cauliflower wings and corn FRI:  Soy fish tacos with chips and salsa SAT:  Baked ravioli with salad SUN:  Day off; we’re eating out!  

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    Disappointing Books of 2015

    I want to preface by saying that I don’t think any of these books are inherently bad.  They are ALL well written or they obviously wouldn’t have been published.  Really, it is about the high expectations I set for each book and feeling that the books were flat, confusing, or predictable. The Wicked And The Divine There is a lot of hype around this graphic novel series and I totally had high expectations for it because of that.  My reasons for disliking this book is simple: I couldn’t follow the plot.  It is confusing from the first page and I could never really figure out what is happening.  I gave…