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SheriC

Portable Mistletoe

Reading, for me, is entertainment and an escape from the real world. But it can also inform and stretch the boundaries of the life I live.

Currently reading

The Horse Dancer
Jojo Moyes
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Laura Hillenbrand
Peanuts Classics
Charles M. Schulz
Progress: 20/450 pages
The Bungalow Mystery
Carolyn Keene
Progress: 192/192 pages
In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox
Carol Burnett
Progress: 16 %
The Bungalow Mystery #3
Carolyn Keene
Progress: 192/192 pages
The Bungalow Mystery
P.M. Carlson, Russell H. Tandy, Carolyn Keene
Progress: 204/204 pages

Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret - 80/152 pg

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret - Judy Blume

The party preparations are pretty hilarious. Thank god I grew up a little further into the 70's when we were all a little more wash-n-wear:

 

 

My mother washed my hair at two o'clock. She gave me a cream rinse, too, so I wouldn't get tangles. She set it in big rollers all over my head. I sat under her hair dryer. Then she *filed* my nails instead of just cutting them like usual. My velvet dress was already laid out on my bed along with my new underwear, party shoes, and tights.

 

What *is* familiar, though, about a preteen party, is all the excitement, and constantly calling my friends on the phone over every detail and speculating about who would be there and what would happen.