Crying at the Movies

I am so glad I sprang for popcorn and drinks tonight.(What does popcorn have to do with crying, you ask? Let me tell you!)On the right I carried my (new) purse, jacket, tickets, and a small child's hand. In the left: popcorn, drink, straws, and napkins. We found our seats, i doled out the popcorn and …

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Rain rain go away…

     Summer vacation is winding down for me and I am... apprehensive.      I can't help but feel that I have missed out on some great adventure with my kids. You know the kind... a day that the girls would remember forever and one that I would look back on with some vacation-commercial-esque …

Plague in the Mirror, Book Review

If you've read any of my other book reviews then you know I'm pretty lenient and normally enthusiastic about the books I pick up at the library. Well. "Plague in the Mirror": a girl whose doppleganger from the past appears in ghost form and takes her into the past where she may not be able …

Never Fall Down, Book Review

In 1970's Cambodia a war began and would forever change the lives of hundred of thousands of people. I had heard of the Khmer Rouge but only as a young American girl would hear of them. Just a strange word in a conversation of things I didn't understand. After reading "Never Fall Down" by Patricia …