Friendly Reminder

Friendly Reminder, originally uploaded by Sharon Gerald. Sometimes I just have to write a note to myself. This was taken using the Instagram app on my 2 megapixel iPhone camera. I used the Inkwell effect. I then pulled it into Picnik.com and added the 1960s effect for just a little more graininess. 🙂

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

37 of 52 in my 2011 book blogging challenge. Erik Larson’s In the Garden of Beasts is a fascinating tale of the American ambassador to Germany during the years preceding World War II. William Dodd was not what anyone would have expected of an ambassador. He was a college professor who lacked both the wealth […]