Five things that made me smile/laugh/happy this week:
1. Yesterday when I checked the mail, it was all holiday cards.
2. First snowboarding day trip of the season last weekend. We did our favorite weekend routine: Pack the car the night before, roll out of bed at 5:30am, get on the road by 6. Get to the ski resort around 7:30, have coffee and breakfast, be at the lifts first thing when they open. Snowboard until we’re pooped, head home early afternoon, and beat the traffic. It was an excellent day of snowboarding–3 inches of snow the night before, and a light snowfall while we were out.… Read the rest
Watch this video and substitute the word “car” with “turkey”. This is what happened when my husband and I went to the grocery store Thanksgiving morning to pick up the fresh turkey we’d reserved the week before.
There is a happy ending to the story because they ended up giving us a free (frozen) turkey to make up for their mistake. Despite the turkey mishap, it was a very enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday. Hope it was for everyone else too!… Read the rest
Here’s a video that I thought was pretty darn funny. It’s about book promotion and even though I haven’t been there yet, it had me laughing out loud. If you’ve had the experience of promoting your own book I think you will either 1.) laugh in solidarity with Mr. Cass or 2.) curl up in a ball on your kitchen floor, pound your fists and wail, “It’s all too much!” I’m not sure which.
And I’ll tell you, I hadn’t heard of Dennis Cass before, but after watching the video I visited his author’s website/blog and now I want to check out his book.… Read the rest
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