Friday Faves: OK to NOT be OK Edition

How are you doing?  By that I mean, how are you *really* doing?  Yesterday the receptionist at one of my doctor’s office (two appointments with doctors in one!!!) asked me this question and I was tired, tearful, and a plain ol’ mess.  I thought about saying, “OK,” which would have been a bold-faced lie.  IContinue reading “Friday Faves: OK to NOT be OK Edition”

Friday Faves: The Eddy-and-Anastasia Edition

[Insert Friday Faves logo I have yet to make here.] My mom called me late this morning and dramatically declared, “I’m very disappointed in you!”  Being 31, I thought I was beyond caring what my mom thought, but I’m not.  I sort of rolled my eyes and asked her why.  As it turns out, sheContinue reading “Friday Faves: The Eddy-and-Anastasia Edition”

Friday Faves: The Josh-Wilson-Is-Coming-To-Town Edition

We will never forget you or your sacrifices to this nation.  We sincerely thank you and remember you on our prayers. *** It’s another Friday and we’re all still here, so I guess the Rapture didn’t happen.  I know that Scripture says no man, not even Jesus Himself, knows the hour or day, but partContinue reading “Friday Faves: The Josh-Wilson-Is-Coming-To-Town Edition”

Friday Faves: The Apocalyse Edition

Well, friends, I’m sorry to say this could be the last edition of “Friday Faves,” which makes me even sadder that I skipped this feature last week.  But, alas, the world is coming to an end this Saturday, May 21, at 6 PM (or there abouts.  You can’t put too fine a time on theContinue reading “Friday Faves: The Apocalyse Edition”

Book Review:: Save the Date by Jenny B. Jones

Whenever I read a novel there are three things I want—strong characters, witty dialogue, and a good plot.  And Jenny B. Jones is an author I can count on to deliver.  Her latest book, Save the Date, boosts a rich cast of characters, a charming romance, and a plot that twists and turns like anContinue reading “Book Review:: Save the Date by Jenny B. Jones”

Take 5 with author Jenny B. Jones

Jenny B. Jones is one of my favorite people in the whole world—even though we’ve yet to meet in person.  But because of her personal blog, warm personality, and ever-humorous Tweets, Jen has convinced me that she’s wonderful.  Then there are her books Just Between You and Me (read my review) and her Bella KirkwoodContinue reading “Take 5 with author Jenny B. Jones”

Book Review:: Just Between You and Me by Jenny B. Jones

Jenny B. Jones’ novel, Just Between You and Me, has all the elements of a good book—quirky, realistic characters, an interesting plot with many twists and turns, colorful dialogue, and deep, dark family secrets that keep the reader moving forward for answers.  At any point, Just Between You and Me could turn into just anotherContinue reading “Book Review:: Just Between You and Me by Jenny B. Jones”

Return of Weird Wednesday

Wednesdays are tough, you know?  It’s plopped smack dab in the middle of the week–two days down and two more to go.  I know lately I haven’t been posting weird things on Wednesdays to get you kids motivated, but I will try my best.  Every Wednesday can’t be weird, but I can always try. TheContinue reading “Return of Weird Wednesday”