Book of the Month

June Read: The Alchemist- Finished, and Loved It!

"If you pay attention to the present, you can improve upon it. And, if you improve on the present, what comes later will also be better. Forget about the future, and live each day according to the teachings, confident that God loves His children. Paulo Coelho The Alchemist p.103 What a nice, uplifting, positive book!… Continue reading June Read: The Alchemist- Finished, and Loved It!

New-To-Me Screen Candy

Shhh… don’t tell the 14-Year-Old Boys I’m Watching Marvel’s “Agent Carter”

Because they think it is FUNNY to tell you SPOILERS about the shows you may be catching up on. THE TWERPS! No lie, The Boy and his friend texted me a bunch of things that would happen during the finale of "Agents of Shield." I'm still mad... Needless to say, I wasn't about to tell them… Continue reading Shhh… don’t tell the 14-Year-Old Boys I’m Watching Marvel’s “Agent Carter”

New-To-Me Screen Candy

Housework vs. Binge Watching… there’s no choice here, really.

There is a big payoff when I catch up to my kids' friends- the nagging ends. "Mrs. J, have you watched those movies I loaned you? Have you started Arrow yet? You are going to LOVE Daredevil!! WILL YOU PLEASE CATCH UP TO ME IN AGENTS OF SHIELD!" I think I have finally watched all… Continue reading Housework vs. Binge Watching… there’s no choice here, really.

Random Newness

Popular Mechanics Magazine- Knowedge (and humor) for 14-Year-Old boys and Me… actually, anyone

On the flights home Saturday, I thought for my New Thing O' The Day that I ought to pick up and read a different magazine- cover to cover, one that I had never considered before. Popular Science looked great, but that would be cheating since I had read that before, but Popular Mechanics looked really… Continue reading Popular Mechanics Magazine- Knowedge (and humor) for 14-Year-Old boys and Me… actually, anyone

Random Newness

Road Trip- The Theatre Company, Upland California

Three moms met at the High School, loaded a couple hundred costumes into their SUVs, then blew out of San Diego for the 100+ mile trek to Upland. A couple hours later, they were unloading, chatting as they worked quickly. Speeding through the costumes, maternal instincts motivated these women, for they all had either children… Continue reading Road Trip- The Theatre Company, Upland California