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It's the Island Life | Weekly Snapshot

By the time this post is published, we will all be back home, but right this moment, as I type this up, we are enjoying our last day at Daufuskie, a secluded island near Hilton Head, SC and Savannah, GA. We were lucky to score a cottage (without having to break the bank) with front-row access to the beach, something that has always been on my bucket list and that I was thrilled to cross off.  This week has been very refreshing and just what I needed - a getaway, a break from it all, a retreat with family with no thoughts of work, to-do lists, and chores getting in the way. The island sure runs on its own time. The streetlights aren't turned ON at night to avoid attracting turtles too far from their ideal nesting place. There's the alligator crossing time at night when they go from pond to pond visiting friends (and hence tourists are advised to stay home when it's dark). There are very few cars - instead the preferred mode of transportation is via golf carts, which can go o

Mailbox Monday -- Mar 15, 2010

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This meme is hosted by Marcia @ The Printed Page. It is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week (checked out library books don’t count, eBooks & audio books do).

Just one this week. I really need to stop inviting books to my door for a month at least. LOL! How can you refuse though! Such a failed attempt it would be. :)


  1. The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (Won @ Michelle's Literarily Speaking)
See what others have bought over the last week!

Comments

Enjoy...this one is suppose to be good!

Here is my mailbox: http://bibliophilebythesea.blogspot.com/2010/03/mailbox-monday_15.html
Serena said…
Happy reading!
Alayne said…
Ooh I've been wondering about this one. Happy reading! My mailbox is at The Crowded Leaf.
Kaye said…
One really good one is better than a few so-so reads. I hope you enjoy your new book. Have a great week and happy reading.
bermudaonion said…
Congratulations! Since it's a win, there's no pressure - enjoy it when you can!
I keep saying no more new books too but I just can't help it when a book sounds fantastic. Congratulations on your win! Enjoy it!
Tales of Whimsy said…
Interesting. The cover for some reason makes me think of the Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe :)
Holly said…
Got this one a few weeks ago. I love the covers on her books. Happy reading!
Dana said…
Oh, I've been curious about this one for a while. Hope you enjoy it!
This one's on my TBR. Can't wait to see what you think of it!