Books, Wisdom

The ONE thing & an unexpected treat

Tuesdays continue to be our busy night of the week, and honestly probably my least favorite night. Cross country practice is now out of the mix, but that means Asher’s piano lesson has moved back to Tuesdays. Last night an extra wrench was thrown in there, too, because Asher had a quarterly group piano class instead of his normal lesson.…

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Holidays, Kids, Workouts

The Murph, Memorial Day & More

Happy kickoff to Memorial Day weekend! I am working today but the boys have off. In true Wisconsin fashion, we are enjoying a summer-like start to the holiday weekend: Blows my mind that last weekend I was wearing shorts and a tank top and sweating in 88 degree temperatures, and yesterday was rainy ALL day and in the 40’s. What??…

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Friday 5

Friday 5

1- OUR LIBRARY IS RE-OPENING FOR IN-PERSON BROWSING NEXT WEEK!!!!! This is a bigger deal to the kids even than to me. They have been dying to get back in the library. For me, I have a huge list of want-to-read books, so using the holds option has been decent enough. But they love to just browse, look at new…

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Books

Books: Buying vs. library

I know many people who read blogs also tend to be pretty heavy “book” readers as well, so I’m curious: Where do you get the majority of the books you read? Are you Team Library? Team “Purchase the Hardcover”? Team Kindle/E-Reader? Team Audiobook? I personally am usually a combination of library + purchase, heavy slanted toward the library side (actual…

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