Oh! My! Word!

Rick and I went out for dinner tonight. The gentleman who took our order looked like Aaron Rogers!!! Seriously!!! I suspect he knew I was going to say something because, like a “doink” all I could do, for several minutes, was stare at him!

Finally I said, “You look like Aaron Rogers.”

He said, “I get that a lot.”

Aaron Rogers - Green Bay Packers #Footballfortheladies:

Winter’s Chill

Good morning. I’m really an outdoorsy girl. Winter can be a challenge. I don’t like wind chill at all! When wind chill blows it’s frosty breath, I hide in our humble abode, sit next to the fire and savor a hot drink.

Well, yesterday I was wanting to go out in the great outdoors. So, Rick and I bundled up and off we went to some hiking trails in our area. It was a beautiful day! There wasn’t any wind at all! None! It was great. It was 32 degrees. It was a gorgeous day for a winter walk.

Rick took the photo. Yup. That’s right. That’s where we trekked!

The air was crisp, clean and refreshing. Brisk!

Do you enjoy winter walks? I’d like to hear from you. Blessings!

 

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Top Ten Tuesday! 2016

I hope everyone had a great Christmas!

December zipped by ~the entire year zipped by ~ And! now the moment you’ve all been waiting for! 🙂 That Top Ten Tuesday where I share my Top Ten Favorite reads for 2016! *applause applause* Without further ado ~

“The Scarlet Pimpernel,” by Baroness Emmuska Orczy

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“The Lady and the Lionheart,” by Joanne Bischof

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“Footsteps in the Dark,” by Georgette Heyer

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“The Foundling,” by Georgette Heyer

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“The Reluctant Widow,” by Georgette Heyer

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“The Red Signal,” by Grace Livingston Hill

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“The Bachelor Girl’s Guide to Murder,” by Rachel McMillan

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“Winter Watch,” by Anita Klumpers

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“The River’s End,” by James Oliver Curwood

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“Northanger Abbey,” by Jane Austen

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Happy Reading! 🙂

THREE DAY QUOTE CHALLENGE //LITERATURE

Day Three (3) of the THREE DAY QUOTE CHALLENGE!

OFFICIAL RULES ~

// Thank the person who nominated you!

// Post a new quote. everyday, for three (3) consecutive days!

// Nominate three (3) new bloggers everyday!

Day 3

Thanks so much Victoria for this fun blogging activity!

“There was a rousing in herself, deeper than her heart, deeper than her soul. There was a place deeper than knowing, and a Presence there stirred her and soothed her all at once. She was not alone.” Camille Elliot, Prelude for a Lord

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Day 3 ~ Nominate Three (3) Bloggers!.

I had fun with this. I dove into books, searching for quotes I remembered reading.

Please, check out all nine bloggers I have nominated in the past three days! 🙂

Without further ado ~

http://www.rjnello.wordpress.com

http://www.bvitelli2002.wordpress.com

http://www.lizannelloyd.wordpress.com

If you’d like to participate in this blogging activity, feel free too. 🙂

Merry Christmas!

THREE DAY QUOTE CHALLENGE! //LITERATURE

Day 2 of the THREE DAY QUOTE CHALLENGE!!!

I don’t know where this fun challenge started, however, I discovered it at ~

http://www.victoriam00.wordpress.com

Official Rules ~

// Thank the person who nominated you!

// Post a new quote, everyday, for three (3) consecutive days!

// Nominate three (3) new bloggers everyday!

DAY 2

THANK-YOU VICTORIA! 🙂

QUOTE ~ The quote I have chosen for today is lengthy, so I’m not going to quote the entire passage. This is just a portion.  It’s a beautiful love letter from Cynthia to her husband Timothy!

“Your goodness to me has been overwhelming. How tender you are, though I am often as tough as gristle. How patiently you have loved me since you made up your mind to love me always.”

“For everything that you are to me and to many, for your kindness of spirit and unbounded generosity, I love and cherish you with all my being . . . ” ~ Jan Karon, Somewhere Safe With Somebody Good

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“My beloved is mine and I am his . . . ” Song of Songs ~NIV

The Day 2 ~ Three Bloggers ~Nominate

http://www.wildernessadventure.wordpress.com

http://www.readlorigreer.com

http://www.mandiesworld.wordpress.com

THREE DAY QUOTE CHALLENGE //LITERATURE

I don’t know where it started, but Victoria ~

http://www.victoriam00.wordpress.com

participated in a fun tag. I really like this one! 🙂 Similar to Victoria, I’m not great at saving quotes from books, however, I can do this! YAY!

Official Rules ~

// Thank the person who nominated you.

//Post a new quote, everyday, for three (3) consecutive days!

//Nominate three new bloggers everyday!

~ So, here I go!

First, I would like to thank Victoria 🙂 for this awesome blog activity.  YAY!

Day 1 Quote ~

“For there is a greater story – a deeper story. A story which rules all stories. And a story of which you are a part.” ~Alister McGrath, The Aedyn Chronicles, Chosen Ones

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The Three Bloggers I Nominate ~

http://www.theprojectbyjudy.wordpress.com

http://www.fernwehscall.wordpress.com

http://www.aerykah.wordpress.com

ENJOY!

Tuesday Teaser! #TuesdayBookBlog

Tuesday Teaser is a weekly book meme hosted by http://www.booksandabeat.com

Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

  • Grab your current read.
  • Open to a random page.
  • Share two or three *teaser* sentences from somewhere on the page.
  • Be careful not to include spoilers ~ make sure what you share doesn’t give to much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!

Share the title and the author too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR list if they like your teasers.

Without further ado ~

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“Rose Galbraith,” by Grace Livingston Hill

I just finished reading this book and I liked it. Rose and her mother have been planning a trip to Scotland to visit relatives. Mother has been estranged from her family since she married and she feels it’s time for Rose to meet her relatives. Before they are able to journey across the ocean, Mother passes away, so Rose makes the journey alone.

“All about her were excited voices; confetti and paper ribbons flung over the rail, landing at the feet of friends, or about their necks; handkerchiefs waving; people crying; people laughing and contributing to the general symphony of sound. There were many smart sayings that were never heard above the noise of the boat as it thundered its final farewell to its native land.”

Enjoy!