13. September 2016 12:59
Today Roald Dahl would be celebrating his 100th Birthday!!
The #TampaTrio LOVE LOVE LOVE all of his books and each of my children have a favorite book of his.
For Haley it is Matilda.
For Ella it is The Witches.
And for Ronin it is The BFG.
So many fantastic quotes come from Roald Dahl and here are a few of my favorites:
"A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have go... [More]
8. August 2016 10:53
I apologize that this birthday post is late. My website crashed for a bit, and then we went on vacation. I hope you know how much you are loved.
I'm not quite sure how it happened. I blinked and you have gone from our little walrus (gosh how we all loved this nickname for you!!) into a fun loving, intelligent, young man. Double digits, dude.
I love that you picked this cake out all on your own. You thought the flowers on it were cool.
I can't wait to see what... [More]
8. August 2016 10:33
I had a fantastic time at the ALA Annual Conference held in Orlando June 22-28.
I attended on Friday June 24th and Saturday June 25th. My agenda was packed full of roundtable discussions, informative presentations, and of course, the exhibit hall.
This year I broke from my tradition of going to conferences alone and brought along my two oldest children. Both avid readers, and lovers of the library, I wanted them to be able to experience some of the joy and wonder that I experienced when I was th... [More]