Welcome back to Monday. We had a wonderful first full week of summer break. The boys and I ran into a cool event at our local library. It was a park and play... or something like that. The local fire department and police force were out with all their cool vehicles. The boys got to sit in them and talk to the police and fire fighters. Their favorite part was trying to find who had the cool stickers.
Saturday, my husband and I took a mini vacation and went to a friends wedding in Scappoose, OR. There isn't much there, but cow poop and air planes. We did find a llama and it made some weird noises. The weather was strange. Rain, sun, rain, sun. Come on, Oregon. Pick one.
My husband and I like to play a game. If we were to open a shop in this little town, what would it be called. I came up with the "Scap and Poose." A hole in the wall bar. "You want to go down to the Scap and Poose and get a beer?"
What I'm reading this week...
This week I'm reading The Raging Ones by Krista and Becca Ritchie. I've heard a lot of good things about this book. Its got great ratings on Goodreads and I've been awarded a book for review. I can't wait to dive into this one and share the review with you.
In a freezing world, where everyone knows the day they will die, three teens break all odds.
Franny Bluecastle, a tough city teen, dreams of dying in opulence, to see wealth she’s never known. Like the entire world, she believes it’s impossible to dodge a deathday.
Until the day she does.
Court Icecastle knows wealth. He also knows pain. Spending five years in Vorkter Prison, a fortress of ice and suffering, he dreams of life beyond the people that haunt him and the world that imprisoned him.
Mykal Kickfall fights for those he loves. The rugged Hinterlander shares a frustrating yet unbreakable connection with Court—which only grows more lawless and chaotic as their senses and emotions connect with Franny.
With the threat of people learning they’ve dodged their deathdays, they must flee their planet to survive. But to do so, all three will have to hide their shared bond as they vie for a highly sought after spot in the newest mission to space. Against thousands of people far smarter, who’ll live longer, and never fear death the way that they do.
Here is this weeks menu!
- Leftovers Night