Monday, June 30, 2008

MsGulliver, You Are a Winner!

A winner has been selected using a random number generator. The randomizer says the lucky number is #2: msgulliver! Congratulations! I hope you enjoy the book.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

"Petite Anglaise" available today in the U.S.


Some of us have been reading Catherine's blog for years. We've been expecting this book and waiting for the day it would be available here in the United States. Today's the day! Here's a chance to win the book, which is certain to be a good read. Her blog, even when you would like to jump in and offer girlfriendy (or even motherly) advice, keeps you coming back for more. I told you about her quite a while ago. Did you go read? If you would like to win a copy of her book, leave a comment. Please make sure I have a way to contact you if you win, either on your blog, or via email.

Your comment can be about her blog, this blog, your blog, your puppy, your flower garden, your new handbag - whatever, just try to make it interesting for us. Anyone may leave a comment at any time, but the book will only be shipped to a U.S. address. Deadline for entries is June 30th at noon EST. Good luck!

Monday, June 9, 2008

A trip around the sun with few blog posts to show for it


Shame on me! I've hardly posted at all in the past year. You don't need to scroll too far down the page to see the post about graduation - in 2007.

Sometimes life is a lot like "Lather, rinse, repeat", isn't it? This year there was another senior year in our house. Another prom. Another graduation! The puppy is still wonderful, the prizes are still being won.

So this is me this fall: THREE KIDS IN COLLEGE. When did this happen? My cousin recently reminded me about the time we were on the phone and I said to her "Carrie, I have to go. Michael is coming down the hall with a watermelon again!" Michael was probably four or five at the time. He graduated last Sunday.

In an email another cousin sent to me just three days ago: "You were right when you told me so many years ago that despite moms telling me it would go fast I couldn't appreciate it until it happened. It does go fast...too fast. I mean you have three kids that have already graduated high school and here I was feeling old cuz Adriana was going into middle school! :p"

Thanks, Melisa, for reminding me that no matter how old you feel, I'm older. And her email was well timed, too. She sent it just a day before my birthday.