Category Archives: Book Club

The Kitchen God’s Wife and Homemade Chinese Food

This month we read the Kitchen God’s Wife by Amy Tan. The book was long, but I enjoyed my choice. I finished it just in time, less than 12 hours before the book club girls arrived at my house for … Continue reading

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Coconut Chip Coffee Cake

Hubby has some big stuff going on right now, so I’ve been letting the house go and letting him off the hook with the cleaning or cooking. I’m being a supportive, calm, not-stressed out or anxious wife. If I am … Continue reading

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ST. PATTY’S RECAP

We had a fun little book club pot luck on the Sunday before St. Patrick‚Äôs Day and I am just now getting around to posting the pictures. R and I made corned beef and cabbage out of our favorite cookbook … Continue reading

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THE FIRST RULE OF BOOK CLUB IS "DON’T TALK ABOUT BOOK CLUB"

The title of this post is absolutely NOT one of the rules of book club. We don’t have any actual rules, but as a friend of mine is preparing to start her own book club, I find myself wanting to … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING TO BREATH IS THE HARDEST PART

I’m really enjoying my beginners yoga series. Tonight we spoke a little about the philosophy of yoga, and about how it’s physical of course, but it’s also about dropping down into your body and out of your head. That’s one … Continue reading

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GRILLED CHEESE & GREAT FRIENDS

Book Club is always evolving, and after a brief run of downed attendance, we are back, in full force. At Colleen’s on Wednesday, we had 9 people attend! The book, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, was a … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY BOOK

I am a little late getting started, but finally picked up a copy of our February Book Club Book – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Although I staked out the library … Continue reading

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JANUARY ’09 BOOK CLUB

Last night we had a very successful book club at my house, thanks in part to some wonderful new members helping to reinvigorate the group. We read the Feast of Love by Charles Baxter, and almost everyone read it! I’d … Continue reading

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LAZY WEEKEND

I had a pretty great, pretty uneventful weekend. Friday night I met up with Stefania for a yummy pizza and calzone dinner. It was great catching up and I’m so looking forward to her joining Book Club this week. The … Continue reading

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2009 RESOLUTIONS

1. Be Impeccable With My Words.This comes from the first of the four agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. This year, I would like to reinvent my vocabulary to exclude certain curse words, and other words with I do not like … Continue reading

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