Tag: Alphabe-Thursday

Morsels, Meals & Memorable Books

     This week’s letter assignment is M in Mrs. Matlock’s class, so I’m sharing my meals, morsels & memorable books from this past year for Alphabe-Thursday~ I’m approaching my one year blogiversary which is hard for me to believe until I look at my number of posts :-) Before I embarked on my blogging journey, I had been visiting &…

Christmas at the Zoo

    Christmas at the Zoo ****   by George White, Bruce Foster, and Jason O’Malley     I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word~   During the month of December you are invited to share a holiday book, in whatever manner you chose. . .using your…

Southern Living Big Book of Christmas

    Southern Living Big Book of Christmas ****.* by the Editors of Southern Living Magazine     I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera~     And Jenny Matlock for Alphabe-Thursday~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter J~       A compendium &…

The Cookbook Collector

    The Cookbook Collector ***.* by Allegra Goodman     I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite~ for the written word and food.       I picked this book up based on the cover and title, despite some of the reviews I had read.  At the center of the story are two main characters…

Inland Sea

      I’m joining Jenny Matlock for Alphabe-Thursday~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter I.     Referred to as an “Inland Sea,” Lake Norman is the largest man-made lake in North Carolina, and is located in the northern part of Mecklenburg County, just 18 miles northwest of Charlotte, with over 520 miles of shoreline and a surface…

Lighter than Air

  Lighter than Air **** by David Owen I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera~ And Jenny Matlock for Alphabe-Thursday~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter H~ for Hot-Air Balloon.   We went to the Carolina BalloonFest several weeks ago which was a first for me! It’s…

Amazing Gracie

Amazing Gracie ****.* by Dan Dye and Mark Beckloff I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera~ And Jenny Matlock for Alphabe-Thursday~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter G.    I ran across this book when I had searched for A Dog’s Purpose on Amazon~ it popped up with…

Fog

      F is for Fog     This week’s letter assignment for Mrs. Matlock’s class is the letter F~        Early mornings at the lake as the fog is lifting. . .            “Truth is the torch that gleams through the fog without dispelling it.” ~ Claude Adrien Helvetius…

Just Ducky

     D is for Ducks      This week’s letter assignment is the letter D~     Fall is my favorite time of year at the lake. . . it will be a couple more weeks before the leaves change so no beautiful leaves to show you yet. Other than the beautiful color and…

C is for Chairs

    C is for Chairs     This week’s letter assignment is the letter C.      We spend a lot of time sitting in our chairs at the lake. You may not be aware, but there is a fine art to “Chair-Sitting”. It involves:  Stare at the Water and Clouds. Read a Little. Sip on a Drink. Watch the Purple Martins. Hold…