"Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all."

Like Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), I'm trying to read all of the books ever published. Lofty ambition you say? Okay, really, I'm just trying to PURCHASE all of the books ever published (according to my husband, anyway).I admit it. I am fully, completely, head-over-heels in love with books. All kinds of books. Pretty much any [...]

…and a Happy Birthday was had by all!

I really need a tee-shirt that reads, "I survived my daughter's 16th birthday!"Most of the day at the mall was spent with me saying, "no...you can NOT buy that because..."..."it's cut too short"..."it's cut too low"..."it's cut too high"..."I know you don't have much up top, but what you DO have...is definitely hanging out"..."your father [...]