Monday, February 8, 2010


Hey strangers!!!! We have been swamped down here. It is a busy season for our family. I leave this week for New York with my mom. We celebrated her 60th birthday last week and we are continuing to do so as we make our mark in the Big City. ;)
I have been reading like a mad woman. I love to read, love it!!! I want to be in a book club and enjoy tea and crumpets while reflecting, maybe one day soon.?.
I have just finished Help. An unforgettable story of life in the South through the eyes of different women in the 60's. Creatively written from different perspectives; a story of piercing truth that all truly need to feel. Prepare to weep and smile.
Today, I am thankful for sunshine. I am thankful that I woke up and that today is simply, a normal day. I know that is bizarre, but when so many things can happen in your day that change so much, one becomes thankful for normality.
Now, I am off to eat some chocolate cheesecake. Cause life is normal and cheesecake should be a part of a normal day.


Darby said...

I hope that cheesecake was good. Praising the Lord for normalcy! :) And... lets start a book club, and Justin can come too! :) Can't wait to hear all about NYC!!

Tonja said...

So glad you are feeling 'NORMAL'...whatever that is! I've always heard that NORMAL is just a setting on the dryer!!!

Read The Help a few months ago...wonderful book! I wish she would write a sequel, don't you!

Have a fun NYC trip! I'm jealous! But so happy you re going! Hope the weather is kind to you, and not too cold or snowy. I have some cool ear muffs and gloves if you need them. Indulge and do everything you want to do!

See you soon!
I love you

Tonja said...

I forgot this...

If you have never visited the NY Public Library, you owe it to yourself to go in and look around. Go up to the first few floors and look at the walls and the floors and the ceilings! Oh MY! It is fabulous! And, it's free...but definitely worth it!


Brooke said...

Hey stranger! I just finished The Help too...loved it! See you in a few weeks!

Greg and Allison then came Four said...

Hey girl! Tell your mom I said, "Happy Birthday!" You guys have a great time!

Kristen said...

Have a WONDERFUL time in NYC!! So fun!

Maria Walker said...

Hi Andi! I read The Help last weekend. I loved it. I thought the way she told the story of these women was so powerful. I especially loved the last chapter. Maybe we should start an online book club?

Have fun in NYC. Billy Elliot is also a good show, I hear.

Ang baylis said...

I've been sort of out of the loop with blogging lately! I hope you had a good time in NYC. You are making me hungry for something sweet.
Take good care!
Angie xoxo