A Very Middle Grade Summer: 10 Titles Even Adults Will Love!

I don’t know about you, but there’s nothing I love more than letting my imagination run wild while I enjoy glorious summer days and evenings. There are tons of great books out there, but for some reason I still feel like my perfect summer read is an amazing Middle Grade book. Maybe it’s nostalgia for my childhood summers on Lake Champlain, sitting on the dock or the beach and doing nothing but reading. Maybe it’s the way summer always feels magical, like anything can happen....more
I *loved* Island of hte Blue Dolphins, and when I gave it to my 3rd grade son to read, I had ...more

If you can survive high school, you can survive anything


I loved CEGEP. I think that's the only 2 years of my life I have ever enjoyed school. I don't ...more

In Which I Go All TMI Because I Need To

Well, hello BlogHer, it has been about a billion years since I have posted here. Or even visited to be honest. Why the sudden random post today? Well, I have womenly things to rant about and it's not something I would post about on my main blog and I am generally a private, prudish person and do not like to get too personal on subjects like womenly things. But I have had this post bouncing around in my head for a couple of days and thought this might be a safe forum to blog about it because you're all women and women often have womenly issues.So, here goes....more

Depo-provera? "The medicine must be injected into the thigh or abdomen four times a year" ...more