Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Saturday, May 26, 2012
The last thing on 16-year-old Jess DeLand’s wish list is a boyfriend. She’d have to be crazy to think any guy would look twice at her. Besides, there are more important things to hope for, like a job working on cars and an end to her mom’s drinking. Foster care is a constant threat, and Jess is willing to sacrifice anything to stay out of the system. When luck hands her the chance to work on a race car, she finds herself rushing full throttle into a world of opportunities—including a boy who doesn’t mind the grease under her fingernails. The question is, can a girl who keeps herself locked up tighter than Richard Petty’s racing secrets open up enough to risk friendship and her first romance?
~~~~~~~~~~“The first romance is captured beautifully—just the right combination of natural and awkward, of eager and scared.”
~ Bob Martin, writing professor, Pacific Northwest College of Art
~~~~~~~~~~In addition to being a YA author, Lisa Nowak is a retired amateur stock car racer, an accomplished cat whisperer, and a professional smartass. She writes coming-of-age books about kids in hard luck situations who learn to appreciate their own value after finding mentors who love them for who they are. She enjoys dark chocolate and stout beer and constantly works toward employing wei wu wei in her life, all the while realizing that the struggle itself is an oxymoron. Lisa has no spare time, but if she did she’d use it to tend to her expansive perennial garden, watch medical dramas, take long walks after dark, and teach her cats to play poker. For those of you who might be wondering, she is not, and has never been, a diaper-wearing astronaut. She lives in Milwaukie, Oregon, with her husband, four feline companions, and two giant sequoias.
Sunday, May 20, 2012
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Wednesday, May 16, 2012
You may be thinking, "Pitbull? Sexy?" Yes. Totally. I can't tell you why, but it may be due to his love of woman and the confidence he has on stage. Hmmmm... TMI?
But, yeah, as far as Lopez goes... Curvaceous girls rock.
Speaking of figures, I bought Insanity. Have you heard of it? Don't laugh, but I saw the infomercial and just HAVE to try it. I lost nine pounds in April on my own and only one pound in May. Therefore, I want to change things up a bit. I think this Insanity thing will. They say, "... (it) might just be the hardest fitness program ever put out on DVD." Hahahaha! This should be fun, right?
So, my question to you is, would you like me to blog about my experience using the Insanity program? I mean, like once a week, tell you how it is doing for me? Or no? I'm not sure if anyone is interested in that kind of stuff. If no, that's cool. I'll just post about the results at the end of 60 days.
Here's the video for INSANITY!
Are you ready to skip around the house and look at sexy people? Here you go...