January 11, 2012

January 10, 2012


i just really liked how the lights looked reflected back to me twice.

January 5, 2012

all the stages

me through my own camera (thank you carolee)

and then as i worked at the market (thank you leslie)

then as i spent one of my last nights with some of the ladies (thanks holly)

and contemplated if this would be a christmas baby (thanks kiera)

all of that was along the way that led me to this:


Reflecting Goals: the round-up: newberys

I'll be posting this weekend my goals review. I love the time to reflect as the old turns into the new.

Here are my recommendations after spending a year reading the John Newbery winners. You can see all my reviews and ratings on my goodreads shelf that was dedicated to this endeavor. I really enjoy goodreads and it makes my reading organized, which is so helpful with a hectic life.

Up a Road Slowly by Irene Hunt
The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
Missing May by Cynthia Rylant
Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech
Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian by Marguerite Henry
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene du Bois
I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata