1/13/2012

Friday Fragments

~  Last week, I posted about my failed caramels turning into success by using it as a syrup over pound cake/ice cream.  Saturday, I ran across this quote:
                                                          "For every failure, there's an alternative
                                                           course of action. You just have to find it.
                                                           When you come to a roadblock,
                                                           take
a detour."
                                                            - Mary Kay Ash
                


~  I saw this clip on FB the other day:


~  We had snow in the forecast for today.  We just knew this was the one.  So, what are we getting out of it?  A 1-hour delay.  Which does me no good:  my first person on Fridays is at 9:00, so it's cutting into my planning/testing time. 

~  I guess I shouldn't be too disappointed about not getting a snow day:  we have Monday off.  I do love my job (especially during June/July)!

~ I'm reading "The Hunger Games", and I'm having a hard time putting it down.  I found the trilogy for free in the android marketplace.  They also had the Sookie Stackhouse series, and a Nicholas Sparks series:  all for free! 

Linking up with Mrs. 4444 today! 

14 comments:

  1. My daughter had to read it for school last year, so I picked it up. The hunger games is a surprisingly good book.

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  2. That video is hilarious!!!! Dogs are so smart... amaze me!

    Free book?!?!? That's awesome! I LOVVEEEEEEEEEEEEe The Hunger Games... & the 2nd book... but the 3rd & final one? I thought it totally hit the fan! I think I need to re-read it...

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  3. Yes, but does that dog know what to do with tin foil balls? :)
    Snow day? *looking down at my flip flops*
    I've heard of this book series...one day, I am going to start reading again!
    Have a great weekend!

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  4. I just finished "The Hunger Games" trilogy. I enjoyed #1 & 2 the best.

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  5. That video is so darn cute.
    Have a great weekend and enjoy your Monday off.

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  6. I just bought the first book in the trilogy. Haven't started it yet but my daughter has been raving about them so I caved. Wanna read the book before the movie comes out!

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  7. I LOVE "Free"...lucky you to find a trilogy to read.

    My Friday Fragments

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  8. I'm still waiting for snow. We had one dusting, but I want some real snow, and yes a school closing with it!

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  9. Oh, how I would have loved a snow day? I actually got to leave early yesterday from work due to weather. I guess I should be happy with that. It's been a really weird winter thus far. Hope you have a great weekend!

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  10. I think I have seen that video before, so cute! I woke up to snow this morning. I'm not really very excited about. Although this will be my 20 month old's 1st time seeing it, so that could be interesting.

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  11. We both loved the HUNGER GAMES trilogy! Enjoy!! Smart dog, indeed--very cute.

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  12. I am wanting to read the Hunger Games. I can't wait. I love Nicholas Sparks anything. Loved the dog videos...and we are out Monday....I was out Friday (teacher work day ) to attend a funeral.

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  13. What is the Hunger Games about? Never heard of it but I am always looking for new books to try.

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  14. What do you mean by the Android Marketplace? I'm intrigued!

    I could use a snow-day!

    Love that dog gif. So cute :)

    Thanks for linking up, Mary. Have a great week!

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