"Outside a dog a book is man's best friend, inside a dog it is too dark to read!" -Groucho Marx========="The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid." -Jane Austen========="I don’t believe in the kind of magic in my books. But I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book."-JK Rowling========"I spend a lot of time reading." -Bill Gates=========“Ahhh. Bed, book, kitten, sandwich. All one needed in life, really.” -Jacqueline Kelly=========

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Tagged. I'm it!

I was tagged by Sue at Great Books for Kids and Teens.  Thanks, Sue!

Rules of the game:
Accept the tag and link to the tagger at the beginning of your post.

Answer the questions honestly in your post by listing four things.

Pass on the love by picking four other people to tag and listing them at the bottom of your post. Notify them that you tagged them.

4 Things That Are In My Handbag
-Three glasses cases: regular case for my glasses; case with reading glasses; case with sunglasses
-Gum.  I'm the mom so everyone thinks I should have a constant and ready supply.
-A Brighton purse key fob that attaches my keys to my purse so I don't have to empty out my purse every time I look for my keys.
-A Mary Kay lipstick holder with a tiny mirror inside.

4 Favorite Things In My Bedroom:
-My cat, Demi, who always sleeps at the bottom of our bed.
-Framed art prints by Maryanne Radmacher
-Old radio case that my grandfather refurbished.

4 Things On My Desk: 
-Stacks of catalogs from book distributors or library supply companies.
-Photos of my family.
-A stuffed teddy bear in a Graham-Kapowsin HS cheerleader's outfit...very cute.
-A USA mug doubling as a pencil/pen cup.

4 Things I've Always Wanted To Do (but haven't yet):
-Take a cruise on the Mediterranean.
-Vacation with the family in Yellowstone in the Winter.
-Visit my friend in Singapore.
-Own a cabin on a lake or at the ocean.

4 Things I Enjoy Very Much At the Moment
-Gazing out the window at Mr. Rainier (from work)
-Listening to books-on-CD
-Playing games with my family
-Reading in the hammock (though it is put away for the year.)

4 Songs I Can't Get Out Of My Head:

-Don't Look Back by Boston
-I'm Backin' Up by AutoTune the News
-Alone by the Glee Cast
-Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffet

4 Things You Don't Know About Me: 
-I was a classroom teacher for 25 years before moving into the library.
-I know how to make old-fashioned braided rugs.
-My husband is my best friend.
-My favorite vacation involved a three-day float trip down the Rogue River in Southern Oregon.

 4 Bloggers I am Tagging:
So many good blogs to choose from!  Here are some of my favorite blogs that cover kids/teens books:
 Tag, you're it!  Have fun with it.

-Pink Sheep Cafe
-Whatcha Readin'?
-My Reader's Block


  1. Thanks for tagging me! Here's my post if you're curious about my answers: http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2010/10/ive-been-tagged.html

  2. We have a lot in common, Anne! I'm totally with you on the traveling goals...and I forgot to include in mine some sort of a house on some sort of water - definitely a dream!

    Lots of fun reading your responses - love that you included hubby in your list of favorite things!



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