Celebrating 3 Decades of Chris (Not-Quite-Wordless Wednesday)

Celebrating 3 Decades of Chris (Not-Quite-Wordless Wednesday)

Our parenting stories are our own, and although there’s a stretch of years when it’s difficult to separate them from the stories of those we parent, eventually our children’s stories become their own, too (and parent bloggers find themselves floundering for new things to talk about). This story was supposed to begin on July 4, 1984. From the very beginning, Chris has done things in his own time. My parenting story began 30 years ago […]

Big Bang BOOM! (Wordless Wednesday)

Big Bang BOOM! (Wordless Wednesday)

Aboard the U.S.S. Constitution, Boston, June 2013 An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

Wordless Wednesday: “Flower”

Wordless Wednesday: “Flower”

Playing with layers and exposures in the Union app for the iPad, using two different flower photos An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

WW: Reader, I Married Their Father

WW: Reader, I Married Their Father

October 21, 2006. We were all so much younger then…(and is it me, or do the kids look a little bit unnerved at the prospect?) An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

WildCard WW: Where I Was Last Wednesday

WildCard WW: Where I Was Last Wednesday

You can see why the moderator didn’t use the podium… …and Thursday and Friday I spent a few days in New York with books and friends at Book Expo America 2014. So worth the trip. An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

Wordless Wednesday: Fabulous (NYC)!

Wordless Wednesday: Fabulous (NYC)!

These were taken two years ago in the city I’m in this week. Greetings from New York! An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

Wordless Wednesday: Milk

Wordless Wednesday: Milk

…is very good friends with coffee. I only wish this post had been sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts. An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

Wordless Wednesday: Window/Shopping

Wordless Wednesday: Window/Shopping

I’m sad to report that the fine little shop pictured at the upper left, the Village Book Store in Littleton, NH, just closed for good last week. I’m glad I did my little bit to support them when we stopped during our New England trip last summer.. An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other […]

WW: #Readathon Weekend in Pictures

WW: #Readathon Weekend in Pictures

This week is a “Wild Card” Wordless Wednesday, so we get to post photos of whatever we like! I like that I was able to participate in this past weekend’s 24-Hour Readathon—I got in close to 10 hours of reading altogether, plus tweeting and updating. I summarized my Readathon activity in a Storified Sunday Salon post; here, it’s condensed even more, in pictures. An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address […]

WW: A Tree Finds Purpose

WW: A Tree Finds Purpose

In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day, this week’s Wordless Wednesday prompt is “Tree.” I’d like to celebrate the most noble sacrifice a tree can make. Happy World Book Night! An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

WW: Penguin Feeds Readers

WW: Penguin Feeds Readers

I promise this is not completely off topic for this week’s Wordless Wednesday theme, “Eggs.” The Penguin Book Truck was at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books this past weekend. It’s based on a food truck. Eggs are food. And penguins lay eggs. Works for me! An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other subscribers […]

WW: (Going Over) The Wall

WW: (Going Over) The Wall

Beth Kephart’s new YA novel, Going Over, takes place in Berlin during the decade before the Wall came down, and is coming out in time to commemorate that event’s 25th anniversary. This is a suitably graffiti-covered piece of the Wall at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California. An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 […]

WW: Shades of Pink

WW: Shades of Pink

Prolonging Birthday Week just a little longer, with a last glimpse of a surprise gift from my husband. An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

WW: “Over My Head”

WW: “Over My Head”

…pretty much describes everything when you’re under five feet tall. Clockwise from upper left: Arch at Hollywood & Highland, Los Angeles; Ceiling detail at the New York Public Library (42nd Street); Cables on the Brooklyn Bridge; Mast of the U.S.S. Constitution, Boston An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe

WW: Wearin’ o’ the Green

WW: Wearin’ o’ the Green

This week’s Wordless Wednesday prompt is “emerald”–I assume that’s as in “Emerald Isle,” as in Ireland, as in St. Patrick’s Day. I just read it as “green.” An InLinkz Link-up Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 2,358 other subscribers Email Address Subscribe