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Dawn Quyle Landau
Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Tag Archives: reading
I mentioned in my last post, that I am going to try and parlay my efforts to write Goodread book reviews, into regular blog post. My goal, for now, is once a week. Given my propensity to prattle on, … Continue reading
There is little I can add to any discussion regarding Wallace Stegner’s Crossing To Safety. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers ever, and Crossing to Safety is one of his most beloved books. Count me … Continue reading
The Middle… Read Me.
I’ve had this post sitting on ice for a while, thinking that I’d finish a few more books before summer’s end, only to realize that school starts in two days and while summer technically ends in a few weeks, the … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Life, Musings, My world, Writing Tagged Book lists, Books, Erin Morgenstern, Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin, J. R.R. Tolkien, reading, Sue Monk Kidd, Summer reads, Tales from the Motherland, The Good Earth, The Night Circus 4 Comments
Fifty Shades of Humiliation… at Costco.
WARNING: Kids, my kids (adopted or birthed), do not read this one! Do not read it. Trust me, it’s embarrassing enough without you thinking of fifty new ways that your mom is not who you thought she was. Best to … Continue reading
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, blogs, Ego, getting published, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Musings, My world, Parenting, Sarcasm, The U.N., Women, Women's issues, Writing Tagged Books, Costco, Fifty Shades of Grey, getting published, humiliation, reading, sex, sexy writing, Tales from the Motherland, writing 36 Comments
It’s a Tribal Thing… Winning point Books.
Last week, I was reading a book on my Kindle. That statement, in itself, seems all wrong to me: reading a BOOK on my Kindle. I don’t use my Kindle for all my reading, but I got it because I … Continue reading
Posted in Daily Observations, Humor, Musings, Parenting, travel Tagged Books, Kindle, reading, Sherman Alexie 11 Comments
PS to Grass is greener…
You can be sure that I will not make three posts on any other day, however, I have gotten so many comments from the Freshly Pressed post, “The Grass is Always Greener on Someone Else’s Head…” I’ve heard from so … Continue reading
Posted in Beauty, Honest observations on many things, Musings Tagged blogs, feedback, hair, reading, Red hair 2 Comments
End of a mothering era: Farewell Harry
SPOILER: If you haven’t seen the final Harry Potter movie, and plan to, you may want to skip this post Last night I went to see the final installment in the Harry Potter series, by JK Rowling: Harry Potter and … Continue reading