Raindrops Keep Falling #photoaday #project365

187 of 365. 99 in my Cranes for Hope project. We’ve been getting some much needed rain today. I was a little afraid to take my camera out in it, but I waited until it was barely sprinkling and braved the wet for the sake of the bird.

The Chicken Chronicles by Alice Walker

45 in my 2011 book blogging challenge. The Chicken Chronicles is a short and sweet little book, beautifully done. Alice Walker talks about the life of a chicken keeper as no one else can. She is, in fact, talking to the chickens in this book. The reader is just an outside observer. We get to […]

The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown

44 in my 2011 book blogging challenge. The Weird Sisters is a beautiful novel about sibling relationships. Rose (Rosalind), Bean (Bianca), and Cordy (Cordelia) are the children of a Shakespeare professor. You Bard fans will note the Macbeth reference in the title as well as the characters each of the sisters are named for — […]

Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

43 in my 2011 book blogging challenge. Packing for Mars is equal parts fascinating and disgusting. I guess I should have expected that the woman who also wrote Bonk would fixate on bodily functions and fluids. Still, I was not quite prepared for the level of detail I got on how astronauts deal with bathroom […]