Monthly Archives: June 2012


BOOK REVIEW: Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James

After reading a number of reviews of Fifty Shades of Grey, I must admit that I don't understand what all the hullabaloo is about? Is it thought provoking? Yes. It is laughable? Only for those who have no understanding of the myriad of ways to express love/lust.To me the story is not about the erotic [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:35:34+00:00June 19th, 2012|Book Reviews|0 Comments

A Promising Voice

Today I'd like to introduce you to a new and promising voice. The following essay, written by Cassie Ferrara of New Jersey when she was twelve years old, shows the promise this young lady has in the literary field. The essay took First Prize that year. D.A.R.E. Essay by Cassie Ferrara Look at her! At [...]

By |2012-06-16T18:41:39+00:00June 16th, 2012|Guest Bloggers|0 Comments

Stars and Stripes Forever

On this day in 1777, the American flag is officially born when the Continental Congress adopts a resolution stating "the flag of the United States be thirteen alternate stripes red and white" and that "the Union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation."  There are so many reasons to be [...]

By |2012-06-14T14:45:01+00:00June 14th, 2012|General Observations|0 Comments

Floral Ice

I'm always on the lookout for something awesome to impress my friends. This time I've found floral ice cubes. Stumbled upon the blog of Paper Doll Studio and found this lovely creation.   Aren't these beautiful? Wouldn't they be gorgeous in a tall glass of iced tea? Or even in just a glass of ice water? [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:35:34+00:00June 8th, 2012|General Observations|0 Comments

Coins on a Headstone

As I was browsing around Facebook, I came across something so touching that I had to share. It was posted by Vets Helping Vets. Please take the time to read it.   While visiting some cemeteries you may notice that headstones marking certain graves have coins on them, left by previous visitors to the grave. [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:35:34+00:00June 5th, 2012|General Observations|0 Comments

Low Maintenance Garden

As I was out browsing the Web for garden photos for inspiration I came across a blog by Debra Prinzing where she toured a garden exhibit made from glass. Not just any glass but the award winning Chiluly Glass. Her photos are awesome. To read her blog and see all of Debra's photos click here. [...]

By |2017-05-18T21:35:34+00:00June 4th, 2012|General Observations|0 Comments