I still think that elf is creepy

Last year I wrote about the Elf on the Shelf. Guess what? I still don’t like that elf. And now he has his own MOVIE?! Here’s a synopsis (from target.com): “An Elf’s Story is the inspirational tale of Chippey, the enthusiastic young scout elf who is assigned by Santa to restore Taylor’s belief in ChristmasContinue reading “I still think that elf is creepy”

I read a scary book

I realize this doesn’t look like a scary book. But that’s because it’s specifically designed to frighten ME personally. (The book is Calling Invisible Women by Jeanne Ray.) In this story the protagonist, a doctor’s wife and mother of nearly-grown children, suddenly turns invisible. And no one in her family notices. ¬†As long as theyContinue reading “I read a scary book”

You’re turning me into a freak

I’m starting to put the library books I’m reading into ziploc bags. Why? you ask? What kind of a freak does that? you ask? Well, the quirky hero of the kids’ book “Alistair in Outer Space” did something similar. This is a story about a nerdy kid who stores his shoes in plastic bags andContinue reading “You’re turning me into a freak”