~ A picture book about Julia Child.
~ This chocolate syrup recipe from Alton Brown.
~ Finishing The Prairie Thief with Ramona (review to come soon.) Looking forward to the book club meeting and the prairie-themed, thief-themed, brownie-themed, horseradish tea-themed luncheon that will accompany the discussion. Loving the way Melissa Wiley's writing inspires Ramona's creative writing.
~ Tumblr page sent to me by a friend: Murmuring Cottage. (I hide in the cottage whenever I need a respite in my day.)
~ And this one, found through Murmuring Cottage: Caught In Another World.
~ Reading Little Women to Ramona. Receiving a note from her that says:
Dear Mrs. March,
You have been randomly selected out of 10 to write an article for The Gazette.
Sincerely, Beth March
~ Hearing the tapping and whirring of our old electric typewriter as my Beth March pounds out edition after edition of her Gazette.
~ Autumn brilliance.
~ Reading Quinn Cummings' book, The Year of Learning Dangerously. (Amazon review here.)
~ Art class this month. The sweet and wonderful Magical Mrs. M. made Ramona our artist of the month, displaying her artwork and sharing one of Ramona's ideas with the group.
~ Showing this to my daughters today (because their Aunt Kathy and I played Mystery Date....):