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Slee

My children are my vocation. I'm a serial volunteer, SAHM, lactivist, intactivist, and a bit of an eco-freak. I have a penchant for research and a taste for snarkihood.
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The Wild Flower Book, by Donald Stokes: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Wildflower Book: East of the Rockies - A Complete Guide to Growing and Identifying Wildflowers by Donald Stokes My rating: 3 of 5 stars This was very muc ... Read on »
How to Halloween by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I'm heading to Teslacon for Halloween and the following weekend. This starts the heavy-sewing costume season. I've been drafting patterns, gathering findings, and preparing ... Read on »
How to Halloween by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I'm heading to Teslacon for Halloween and the following weekend. This starts the heavy-sewing costume season. I've been drafting patterns, gathering findings, and pre ... Read on »
Jane Bites Back by Michael Thomas Ford: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Jane Bites Back by Michael Thomas FordMy rating: 1 of 5 starsThe premise was delightful, the pacing, in the beginning seemed appropriate for a book about Austen, but the fe ... Read on »
Jane Bites Back by Michael Thomas Ford: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Jane Bites Back by Michael Thomas Ford My rating: 1 of 5 stars The premise was delightful, the pacing, in the beginning seemed appropriate for a book about A ... Read on »
Harvest by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting It's that time of year. All of my tomato plants have been producing, but now they're starting to ripen up beautifully. We've been getting about a pound a week for a while, b ... Read on »
Harvest by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting It's that time of year. All of my tomato plants have been producing, but now they're starting to ripen up beautifully. We've been getting about a pound a week for a w ... Read on »
Austenland, by Shannon Hale, a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Austenland by Shannon HaleMy rating: 3 of 5 starsI can not properly sum up my thoughts or experiences with this book. From the moment Jane began to discuss her obsession wi ... Read on »
Austenland, by Shannon Hale, a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Austenland by Shannon Hale My rating: 3 of 5 stars I can not properly sum up my thoughts or experiences with this book. From the moment Jane began to discuss ... Read on »
Songs of the humpback Whale, by Jodi Picoult: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Songs of the Humpback Whale by Jodi PicoultMy rating: 2 of 5 starsTold from five perspectives, and in different orders, Songs of the Humpback Whale shows a remarkable depth ... Read on »
Songs of the humpback Whale, by Jodi Picoult: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Songs of the Humpback Whale by Jodi Picoult My rating: 2 of 5 stars Told from five perspectives, and in different orders, Songs of the Humpback Whale shows a ... Read on »
The Waste Lands, by Stephen King: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Waste Lands by Stephen KingMy rating: 2 of 5 starsDeus ex Machina, only more like Demon ex Machina in this case, is a plot device of which I'm quite weary. The items wh ... Read on »
The Waste Lands, by Stephen King: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Waste Lands by Stephen King My rating: 2 of 5 stars Deus ex Machina, only more like Demon ex Machina in this case, is a plot device of which I'm quite we ... Read on »
How I Killed Pluto and Why it had it Coming, by Mike Brown by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming by Mike  Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book helped me mourn the loss of Pluto.When I took my first astronomy class, well b ... Read on »
How I Killed Pluto and Why it had it Coming, by Mike Brown by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming by Mike  Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book helped me mourn the loss of Pluto. When I took my first astron ... Read on »
Blood Vines, by Erica Spindler: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Blood Vines by Erica Spindler My rating: 3 of 5 stars When a book starts off with the main character copulating with her ex-husband, you know it's going to leave something ... Read on »
Blood Vines, by Erica Spindler: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Blood Vines by Erica Spindler My rating: 3 of 5 stars When a book starts off with the main character copulating with her ex-husband, you know it's going to ... Read on »
Ingo, by Helen Dunmore: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ingo by Helen Dunmore My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is one of my favorite stories. Athough the pace of the writing is somewhat slow, the tale itself wove together like a n ... Read on »
Ingo, by Helen Dunmore: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Ingo by Helen Dunmore My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is one of my favorite stories. Athough the pace of the writing is somewhat slow, the tale itself wove ... Read on »
The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield: a Review by Slee Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The Thirteenth Tale by Diane SetterfieldMy rating: 5 of 5 starsIn brief, I thoroughly enjoyed this book.This was the first book that grabbed my attention hard enough for me ... Read on »