A September to Remember

Woah.  We packed it in last month!  Life was at times overwhelmingly busy, but looking back I can’t think of one experience I would take off the table! It all started Labor Day weekend with an overnight excursion to our friend’s Bonnie Lake cabin.  Boating, bonfires, and orienteering made for happy kids.  Fresh air and fetch games made for happy dogs.  And all of the … Continue reading A September to Remember

From Get Lit to Get Fit

After all these years it’s clear that my book club will never be the kind of group that sits in an organized circle, methodically responding to prepared literary questions about symbolism as we tactfully draw G-rated allegories between the text and our own lives. Nope.  Not us. Instead, we all roll in like tornadoes, one after the other, carrying bundles of food and bellying right … Continue reading From Get Lit to Get Fit

Get Lit: And the Mountains Echoed

I’ve decided that my monthly book club meetings (and corresponding dinners) are so incredible that it’s time to start blogging them up.  My Get Lit book club has been gathering for nearly a decade, and our monthly meetings always fill my tank. Last year we were too careless with our title selections.  Our rambunctious, festive meetings became so much fun that selecting the next title … Continue reading Get Lit: And the Mountains Echoed