New [to me] Authors I’m ..

Posted April 20, 2008 by Elizabeth in reading / 0 Comments

I love it when I discover a “new” author, or at least new to me! I just finished Belong to Me by Marisa de los Santos. It is about 3 women in a suburb, and how their lives look on the outside and are in reality. Two are new to the area and all 3 become friends even though there is a major conflict and they are all extremely different. It sounds like typical “chick” […]

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What is an Evil Overlord?

Posted March 26, 2008 by Elizabeth in evil overlord / 17 Comments
What is an Evil Overlord?

About a year ago I took an online survey based on the more complicated Meyers-Briggs Personality Index. This test is often used to help determine possible career choices and to help co-workers understand their relationships. My profile came out as ENTJ: Extraverted Thinking/iNtroverted Intuition/ExTraverted Sensing, my weakness, Introverted Feeling.The one word name for this personality type, held by 1-2% of the population, is The Executive. An Executive, as we know, is organized, a leader, outspoken, […]

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Laurie R. King

Posted March 19, 2008 by Elizabeth in reading / 0 Comments
Laurie R. King

I just started Laurie R. King’s newest book, Touchstone. It is not part of her Sherlock Holmes/Mary Russell series. I am on page 85 and it is VERY slow to get into. We are still being introduced to characters and their backstories! Now that I think back on it, I enjoy the SH series and the series about Kate Martinelli, the detective in San Francisco, but her independent books are very slow for me. I […]

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Easter Bunny craft

Posted February 23, 2008 by Elizabeth in crafts, holidays / 1 Comment
Easter Bunny craft

I made this bunny when I was in 2nd grade! When I taught 4th grade I made them with my students each year. My sister made them with her kids a few years ago, and they love comparing these to the ones we made as kids. It is super-easy! Thoroughly wash the inside of a small milk carton, the size they use in schools or 1/2 pints of cream. When it is completely dry, glue […]

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