Monday, November 15, 2010

My 2010 Reads

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
The Girl who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Remember Me by Sophie Kinsella
Journey to Ithaca by Anita Desai
God of Small Things by Arundati Roy*
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCollough*
While I Was Gone by Sue Miller*
My Horizontal Life by Chelsea Handler
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins*
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig*
House of Daughters by Sarah-Kate Lynch

Started but didn’t finish:
The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux
Half the Sky by Nicholas D Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

* Best books I read this year!

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Fig Love

Look at this delicious cheese and fig plate we made a few weeks ago. Isn't it gorgeous? Yum!

Fall in Virginia

Today we finally walked up to the Alexandria Mason's Temple and took in the view.

Rally for Sanity

Last weekend we braved the crowds on the Metro and Rallied for Sanity. It was insane.

Then we carved two awesome pumpkins and toasted some delicious pumpkin seeds.