Friday, August 18, 2017

Book Club - Lives of Girls and Women by Alice Munro



"The worst thing, I gathered, the worst thing that could happen in this life was to have people laughing at you."

"She believed in burglars."

"Well groomed girls frightened me to death.  I didn't like to even go near them, for fear I would be smelly.  I felt there was a radical difference, between them and me, as if we were made of different substances."


Adult Summer Reading Club - A Banned or Challenged Book

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Book Club - Amulet by Kau Kibuishi


 " But more than that, I wish I knew what to do. I wish I wasn't alone." 
"You're not." 


 Adult Summer Reading Club - Graphic Novel or Comic Book

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Book Club - Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs



' "....no need to dwell on hypothetical unpleasantries..." '

' "Doubt is the pinprick in the life raft." '

' "My brothers taught me a hard lesson.  No one can hurt you as badly as the people you love." '


Adult Summer Reading Club - Young Adult/Juvenile

Monday, August 14, 2017

Snapshot - Week 32 2017


It's been a tough summer, with the fires and smoke and some other stuff going on.  It was so nice to see the smoke clear and to get out for a walk with these weasels. 

Rocky Road Peanut Clusters

I made these last month for a co-workers birthday.  It was too hot to use the oven and I just love the classic chocolate-butterscotch combination.


It doesn't quite beat out my family favorite Peanut Noodle Things, but the marshmallows are fun and I am super addicted to peanuts right now, so there's that too.  
These store well in the fridge, if you make a triple batch, like I did.....