Introducing the Mysterious Benedict Society

I love books meant for the 10-to-12-year-old set. Frankly, they’re just a lot more fun than many adult books. (Much like I enjoyed doing murals for kids’ rooms better than painting adult spaces. People are more willing to take chances with stuff for kids.) So, back to books, the latest…

Meet Baby Quilt Queen

Yes, I’ve gone off the deep end, starting yet another blog. But I figured this wasn’t something I wanted to start getting into here at The Life of Lewister, so it seemed appropriate to start a new blog to tackle the topic. One of my many hobbies is quilting and…

Weedflower

Facts:Date finished: 7-8-08Author: Cynthia KadohataCategory: Children’s, historical fictionPublished: 2006Pages: 257Rating: 3/5 Basic Plot:Sumiko’s family runs a flower farm in California, growing beautiful carnations and stock (weedflower) for the local flower market. She dreams of someday running her own flower shop, but life intervenes when Japan bombs Pearl Harbor. Suddenly, Sumiko’s…

How I manage my Squidoo lenses

So someone asked me the other day what kind of system I use for updating all my lenses. After all, I have more than 100 in my main account and almost 100 in my song lyrics account. So surely I have a system, right? Actually, as I’ve gotten more lenses…

Counting down to July 15 for latest Joss Whedon project

Love anything Joss Whedon does, so can’t wait for this to get here. I’m sure it will be tons of fun. Singing! Evil guys! Funny (punny) jokes as only Joss can deliver! Awesome! Post from The Life of Lewister