Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

Some books ooze the personality of the author and I think Hadley Beckett’s Next Dish is one of those books — if Bethany Turner’s social media accounts are any indication of what a fun, hilarious person she is in real life — and I think they are. First the Goodreads description for the book: Celebrity …

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These days it’s nice to have something light to read and while Wooing Cadie McCaffery by Bethany Turner had some serious topics, it dealt with them in a lighter way than most books might have. The book is definitely Christian, yes, but it isn’t a preachy Christian fiction book. It’s very real, authentic and points …

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Our winter has been weird this year. We haven’t had as much as snow as other years and if we have had it, it’s come suddenly and all at once, and usually after a warm spell. That’s what happened Friday when six inches of snow was dropped on our small town (more in the higher …

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Desperate to stave off the deep depression that normally besets me during winter, I’ve been burying myself in movies and books and writing this past week or so. I watched two movies and a mini-series this past week (in between waiting on children and letting a dog in and out the back door, cooking, suffering …

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Bah-humbug to the crummy week this past week was. And bah-humbug to: the people who thought they could pay us almost $35,000 less for our house than we were asking so they could flip it (not very Christian but I wanted to flip something else at them); the people who verbally trash houses so they …

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(This post is part of Readerbuzz’s Sunday Salon). I promised a couple of weeks ago I would finish The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith (pseudonym for J.K. Rowling) and I finally did it. I was determined to finish the book because it was a different type of book for me and one my husband suggested. …

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I actually managed to finish a couple of books in October and start a couple more. I don’t read as fast as others who share and link up on Readerbuzz’s Sunday Salon and Caffeinated Reviewer’s Sunday Post and The Book Date’s, What Are You Reading post, but I enjoy the books I do read so …

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Winter is coming in a bit like a lion this year as the North was lashed with wind and rain part of this week. We spent part of our week inside, under covers, watching movies and sometimes reading books. Early in the week I rolled my ankle and thought I was on the way to …

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Here we are to Sunday Salon, where bloggers share mainly what they’ve been reading and sometimes what they’ve been watching and doing. Want to get involved? Feel free to link up to Readerbuzz’s Sunday Salon post (which is usually up by Saturday). We made Navajo fry bread for homeschool a couple of weeks ago which …

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