Month: February 2012

Goodreads Catch-Up Read-a-Thon

Goodreads Catch-Up Read-a-Thon

February 24, 2012 Whitney read-a-thon 6 Comments

This morning was not only my birthday but the first real snow of winter.  Due to these two factors I plan on spending some time reading today.  Then I saw the GoodReads Catch-Up Read-a-Thon hosted by Once Upon A Chapter  What a perfect way to celebrate the day!  Anyway, here’s the details: *Will run from […]

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Little House in the Big Woods

Little House in the Big Woods

February 22, 2012 Whitney Review 9 Comments

  I first read the Little House books when I was seven and became a main staple on my bookshelf until I was thirteen,reading them (particularly this one) from cover to cover until they had to be thrown away; but I could recite them from heart anyway… In elementary school we practiced in the D.E.A.R. […]

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Two Book Club Meetings

Two Book Club Meetings

February 20, 2012 Whitney books 4 Comments

Okay, this is not a classic post but I like recording my thoughts on my book club if only for myself.  Today I am summarizing December and January’s meeting. December Cleopatra: a biography by Stacy Schiff:  For the December meeting my mom and I offered to hold the meeting at our house as we decorate […]

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Wicked Winter Read-A-Thon: Updates

Wicked Winter Read-A-Thon: Updates

February 3, 2012 Whitney read-a-thon 1 Comment

Hosted by: Rebecca @ Kindle Fever, April @ My Shelf Confessions Dates: February 3 -5  This read-a-thon came at the perfect time as the Super Bowl is Sunday (I’m only in it for the commercials). To keep things more organized I’ll be keeping track of my progress in one on-going post.  Books To Read: Harry […]

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Wicked Winter Read-A-Thon

Wicked Winter Read-A-Thon

February 2, 2012 Whitney read-a-thon 1 Comment

Wicked Winter Read-A-Thon hosted by Rebecca @ Kindle Fever, April @ My Shelf Confessions Saturday, February 4th is my ten year anniversary after having brain surgery for uncontrolled epilepsy (nine of which have been seizure free).  We do plan on going out to dinner and a movie to celebrate but a weekend full of reading […]

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Memory

Laura Ingalls Wilder Memory

February 1, 2012 Whitney Uncategorized 4 Comments

When I was 15 my family was driving back from a vacation in the Ozarks and passed through Mansfield Missouri,  the town of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s home.  As stated in other posts, I was a huge Little House fan and with a little convincing got my dad to stop.  It was wonderful,  and for a […]

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