Daenel and Starbucks

Shout Out to Starbucks!

Have you ever had a cup of coffee that was so good that you had to pull your car over, close your eyes and just savor the moment?  I did.  Tonight. I was on my way home from grocery shopping with Miss 15 when, on a whim, I decided to […]

Day 16: Songs that Make Me Want to Cry

I actually have two songs that can bring me to tears at the drop of a hat:  Troubles of this World and Here I am to Worship. Troubles of this World, sung by Mahalia Jackson during the funeral scene in my favorite movie, Imitation of Life.  It was also my […]

Give the Gift of Touch with Isotoner smarTouch Gloves

Give the Gift of Touch with Isotoner smarTouch Gloves

A while back, I was sent a pair of Isotoner smarTouch Gloves to review and I have to say, they worked just as promised.  I was able to use my Droid, pump gas, use the ATM, etc all while keeping my fingers nice and warm.  Dude, I don’t know what […]

Name Tag

How I Became a Librarian

The other day I read a post on Bobbi’s blog, Librarian By Day, about a potential MLIS student who was looking for advice on whether or not she should go to library school and it got me to thinking about why I became a librarian and whether or not I’d […]

My Living Room

Day 15: My Dream House

My dream house is the house that I’m living in right now.  My husband and I lived with my mother~in~law for 6 and half years before we found the right house for our family.  That may seem like we were incredibly picky but we weren’t ~ we have four kids […]

Target and Read to a Child

Target is Committed to Helping Kids Learn to Read

When I was a kid, my favorite place in the world was the library.  I would wander the shelves for hours until I discovered just the right book to take me away.  Usually it was one of the Nancy Drew Mysteries or, when I got a little older, something by […]