"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=========

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Sunday Salon 10-16-11

Special Event of the week: Sister Helen Prejean (author of Dead Man Walking) spoke at my parent's church this morning. She is an advocate against the death penalty. Her talk was passionate, inspiring, and convicting. I am a great admirer of her ministry and her efforts on behalf of loving compassion and forgiveness.

I'm listening to: Bossypants by Tina Fey.  She is very, very funny and I am enjoying this book in the audio format. My husband I and listened together on our trip to Oregon for the football game this week-end.

I'm reading: Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King. I have NO IDEA where this story is going. I am enjoying it though.

Book reviewed this week: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne Valente; Karma by Cathy Ostlere; Paper Covers Rock by Jenny Hubbard

Scripture lesson in church: Micah 6:8- What does the Lord require of you? To seek justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with your God.

Around the house:  We drove to Eugene this week-end and attended an Oregon Duck football game.  This is one of the most fun things that my family does together.

From the kitchen: My sister made the most delicious olive and mushroom quiche with Swiss cheese. Yum! I must get the recipe.

1 comment:

  1. I really must get Tina Fey's book and now the audio is sounding very temping! I can't wait to hear what you think of Everybody Sees the Ants. I have no idea what it is about, but it's getting good reviews


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