Category Archives: john irving

The Liebster Award….and 11 Random Facts about me

My very first blogging award EVERRRRRRR! Whoop, whoop! I was recently nominated for The Liebster Award. The Liebster Award is a blogging award that is passed on by bloggers to blogs with less than 200 followers that are worth a … Continue reading

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St Thomas, USVI: Been There, Read That

My husband and I just got back from 7 days in the US Virgin Islands and it was spectacular.  I loved the weather, the views, the time to just relax and unwind.  We both love to beach hop, soak up … Continue reading

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My acquired tastes: Dark coffee, red wine and John Irving

I never meant for it to be this way, it definitely wasn’t part of my plan.  But yes, I admit I do have a few vices. Every morning I have a large cup of dark coffee and almost every evening I … Continue reading

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My favorite quote about Easter from “A Prayer for Owen Meany”

Earlier, I admitted that I am a book geek.  I buy my books, keep a list and rank them.  Only 15 books have earned my “ABL top ranking” of a 5.  “A Prayer for Owen Meany” by John Irving is … Continue reading

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