- Edmonton, AB, Canada
- member since April 21, 2008
So good hearing from you! You are so lucky to have your daughter move back in -- I wish one of my mine would but they are married and happy so I guess there is no chance for that. She will be lots of company for you not to mention her pug! They are so cute. I have four Chihuahuas ranging from 10 years down to 3 years. They are my babies! Seriously! I also have a very talkative amazon parrot who is somewhere around 21 years or more. I'd have to sit down and try to figure it out. I laughed at your description of your german shepard and I had a Himalayan cat for 16 years! They are gorgeous cats! I do know what you mean about the sad dog books. I can't read them. I tried skipping over the sad parts which helped in a couple of cases. I can sit and cry just thinking about Taylor's cardiac visit and oral surgery.
Write when you can! Love getting your notes -- hugs! Deborah
Hey there! So good hearing from you. You went through Perrys bday, anniversary AND fathers day too? No wonder you've had a rough time. You are definitely entitled to! One emotional bomb after another. Bless your heart. I am so sorry. I hope some time will help. I really do.
I can't think of any book that blew me away lately but I saw one that's title actually says the dog doesn't die in the end! I probably put it on my shelf.
One of my precious dogs (Taylor age 9) had his senior checkup yesterday. He's doing real well, blood tests fine and his heart murmur seems about the same thank goodness. I am taking him to a specialist (cardiologist) soon so the can do a complete workup on his heart. The works. Just like with a human. Amazing. He needs this in general but also because he needs his yearly dental cleaning and it is done under anesthesiology. So! I should be a mess for the next couple of weeks. I always sob before he has anything done. So scared. I love my babies so much!!
Hope there aren't too many typos. Can't go back and check. Do write when you can and let me know how you are doing and what's new with you!
Hugs to you, my friend
Sorry for late reply, but haven't been on here for quite a while. I hadn't read a Lisa Gardner book for a while so I really enjoyed. I did a mini review if you'd like to read it. It did keep me guessing too. We've had nice sunny weather but quite cold. We don't get particularly warm springs. The weather here in Nova Scotia is very changeable. We have a saying "If you don't like the weather, wait 5 minutes". Anyway got to go get ready for work. Take care!
Snow? No way! Pretty weather has to be on it's way soon for you I hope! I am on the East Coast - NC - and
the weather was 81 today! It will be 70's the rest of the week I believe. Cooler at nights.
I know what you mean about reading what others think of a book before reading it. I usually look at the ratings on amazon.com and bn.com - and here too. I'm like you, I detest wasting money on lousy books!
It's just not fair LOL.
How are you doing lately? I hope time is helping things -- memories can be all we have of our cherished
love ones. I do hope you are doing ok.
Let me know if you read anything good please LOL
I'm sorry I took so long to respond to your message.
I used to read a lot of Jeffrey Archer books when I was younger. Although I have graduated to books that are perhaps a little deeper and of more serious narratives, there's no denying his books are fun. Try Kane and Abel. Or his first, Not A Penny More Not a Penny Less. Then of course, his short stories are pretty entertaining.
What else do you like to read btw?
I can't even fathom what 30 below would feel like! We are having warmer weather - high 60's but it's up and down daily. Sometimes 55 - colder at nights. I love winter but I don't think I can love 30 below! :-)
I'm going to give "Room" another try after the two in line before that one LOL - jeez if they would just stop
coming out with new books! SO not fair!
I read only ebooks and some of them are great bargains! Some are even free. With some of the brand new
books you should wait a week or so and the price drops - so that's usually what I do. I miss going in bookstores
but this is SO much cheaper than books!
The bulletin board sounds like the perfect thing - I know you love that.
Please remember I'm thinking about you -- I'm so sorry you are having to go experience such a loss. It's a day by day thing I guess. Some days better than others? I am glad you have a good support system - that's really
Ok so your crazy friend in NC sends hugs and write when you can!
I haven't read "Room" yet; it's actually on my plans to read list. It's extremely popular and it has been #1 in Canada in hardcover fiction for several weeks on a list compiled by MacLean's magazine. I rarely buy new books so I probably won't have it for a long while. I either buy at a used bookstore, borrow from library or from a friend. I think it's a story about how a mom and child survive in one room for many years.
Hi! You're talking about the book The Room? I read the first part of it, put it down and went on to something else. I might go back and try again. It's narrated by a boy who can't talk well so that part is
a bit distracting for me. The pic was taken inside my car which makes my hair look so dark. Outside it is
bling bling blonde LOL Seriously. I could always be looking for a brighter future too LOL - you are a hoot!!
hugs to you!!
Hello Denise! Have thought of you and hoped that things are better - the adjustment must be such a difficult thing and I wish I was close by to keep you company! Aren't these little pop cakes cute? I am not someone who cooks or bakes but I am seriously considering trying these! I hope you'll write when you can and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. What are you reading now?
HI Denise, long time no see. Welcome back. Which book club? As for me, I haven't been published yet. But I'm still querying and waiting for a bite. I've gotten an "exclusive" partial bite on Monday and have to wait 1.5 weeks to hear back. I hope it brings me good news.
Actually I put that up on the day I heard of his death. It is my homage to him.
Morbidity is in the eye of the beholder.