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An Invisible Thread, by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski - Sunday, January 8th 2012 11:09 PM
 An Invisible Threadby Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski This is an uplifting and amazing true story of a busy advertising executive who walked by an 11-year-old...
New Year, new everything! - Thursday, January 5th 2012 10:53 AM
I'm trying to stay positive, can you tell? I don’t know what I have in store for this coming year. The last two have been the pits, so anything would be an...
Happy 2012 - Tuesday, January 3rd 2012 4:08 AM
The New Year makes me feel guilty.  Instead of looking forward I tend to focus on the stuff I didn’t get done the year before.  Sometimes that is a daunting...
HAPPY NEW YEAR!! - Saturday, December 31st 2011 12:02 PM
  The Babes would like to wish all their readers a happy and prosperous new year!Good things are coming! 
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, y'all - Thursday, December 22nd 2011 9:13 AM
For me, Christmas is dull without little kids around so I have to work on getting in the spirit.  I baked cookies just to have the smell in the house.  Low and...
Deck This! - Monday, December 19th 2011 5:33 AM
  As sexist as it sounds, I think most women get the short end of the holiday stick.  We're the ones who shop, wrap, bake, clean, decorate and basically take care...
A few of my favorite things... - Thursday, December 15th 2011 10:36 AM
  I'm all for on line shopping.  No shipping charge and I'm all over it.  I've done half my Christmas shopping on line and will do it again next year.  The...
Hurry! The year is almost over! - Wednesday, December 14th 2011 2:31 PM
   Is anyone else feeling the inescapable pressure to hurry up and get things done?!  It's in the air, this frenetic, crackling energy that grates on my...
The Rich and The Dead, edited by Nelson DeMille - Sunday, December 11th 2011 9:19 PM
 Mysertery Writers of America presentsThe Rich and The DeadEdited by Nelson DeMille I don't know about you, but at this time of the year, with all the shopping,...
My latest discoveries . . . - Sunday, December 11th 2011 6:27 AM
  I'm now in love with organic, vegan hair color.  Yes, it takes twice as long to process but the end result is worth it.  And I was a true skeptic.  I...
My Secret skills.... - Thursday, December 8th 2011 10:07 AM
I can mimic accents.  It’s never really come in handy other than to tease someone.  When I was 12 or 13 on a weekly jaunt to the mall to spend our allowance, my...
Secret what?? - Tuesday, December 6th 2011 7:23 PM
First of all, happy birthday to Babe Amy!Next, I want to discuss secret skills. Unlike Babe Rhonda, I can't decorate a cake to save my life.  I have no patience, and tend...
Shush . . . - Monday, December 5th 2011 3:54 AM
  Yes, it's secret talent week here at Babes and I had to think long and hard about whether or not I had any secret talents.  After some thought, I suddenly...
The Leftovers, by Tom Perrotta - Sunday, December 4th 2011 11:33 PM
 The Leftoversby Tom Perrotta If you've ever been "the one left behind," you'll appreciate the compassionate and realistic way that Tom Perrotta deals with survivor's...
Publishing attitudes - Thursday, December 1st 2011 9:53 AM
  I don't think I can add more than Rhonda and Traci already have in their posts.  Traci, you crack me up.  No, I would not like to experience my books via...
What's next? - Wednesday, November 30th 2011 10:50 AM
     In the world of publishing we now have a strong ebook market, interactive books, individual book apps, audio books, regular paper books - what's...
They're coming . . . - Monday, November 28th 2011 6:18 AM
  Publishing trends are about as easy to predict as earthquakes.  Ever ask an editor or an agent what they're looking for?  The answer is usually, "something...
Babe Traci's loss - Wednesday, November 23rd 2011 5:32 AM
  The Babes send our deepest sympathies to Babe Traci Hall on the loss of her grandmother
The thanks in Thanksgiving - Monday, November 21st 2011 5:37 AM
  Okay, I'm a creature of habit.  I MUST watch the Macy's parade.  Not because it reminds me of Thanksgiving but because, for me, it ushers in the Christmas...
A Stolen Life, by Jaycee Dugard - Sunday, November 20th 2011 10:26 PM
A Stolen Lifeby Jaycee Dugard It doesn't get any more heartfelt and emotional than this.  A Stolen Life is a remarkable memoir, told by a brave and resilient woman,...
My Favorite toy ...as a child - Thursday, November 17th 2011 9:35 AM
Turn on the Wayback Machine...this one is easy.  It has to be a Jingle Jangle.  It was simple; a long strip of flexible plastic with a loop at one end and a ball at...
Magic poncho - Tuesday, November 15th 2011 3:30 PM
  It wasn’t a toy, really. It was a magic poncho. My Great Aunt Nita crocheted it, which was especially cool because she’d sliced off her thumb and forefinger with a...
Time for bling - Monday, November 14th 2011 6:22 AM
      I honestly don't have a favorite childhood toy, unless the Smithsonian crystal growing kit counts.  I was memorized by the growth of such a...
I can't live without THAT.... - Thursday, November 10th 2011 11:37 AM
1.     Coffee.  First and always. I drink a lot of it and never the cheap stuff. I can tell the difference so yes, I am a coffee snob.  I...
What I love :) - Tuesday, November 8th 2011 8:44 PM
   First let me apologize for missing the last two posts! I was traveling to a wedding where one of the kids I helped raise all of a sudden had the gall to grow up...