Winter Reading List

There is nothing better than cuddling up on a cold winter day with a good book. Of course here in Alabama we vacillate between 20 degrees and 70 degrees but it doesn’t change the fact that I love to read. I have a few books on my nightstand that I’ve either finished, started or waiting to start. The Whistler by John Grisham Last weekend when I was lying in bed recovering from a fall on the ice (20 degree weather) I just wanted something easy to ready. John Grisham delivered. As a litigator, I’m in front of judges every day and expect that I will be given the courtesy of the court listening to my arguments based on the law. But what happens if that judge doesn’t listen to those arguments ┬ábut […]

Gift Guide…Family Games

During the holidays when you and your loved ones have just about had enough of each other that is the signal to pull out the games. I love games. ┬áThis year I’ve got a few more for you to try with family and/or friends. I promise I only pick ones that you will make you laugh. Watch Ya Mouth. We played this game the other night with friends and I swear if I didn’t think she would disown me I would post the video of my friend giving us a demonstration of how the game works. But I’m not that mean. The gist of the game is that you put a cheek retractor inside your mouth and your teammates try and guess what you are saying. Have fun and bring a towel. […]

Fall Reading List

With the promise of a cool weekend (does it seem like that I’ve been saying that forever) I thought I would make some suggestions for Fall reading. The Widow by Fiona Barton Her husband has been a suspect in a major crime and Jean has been covering up for him…that is till last week when he dies. Now Jean has a story to tell. The question is what story will she tell. A page turner for sure. Good as Gone by Amy Gentry I’m loving the suspense novels and this one does’t disappoint. Julie, age 13, was kidnapped eight years ago and her mother Anna has understandably been racked with guilt. Then Julie shows up but is it really Julie. As Anna tries to reconnect holes develop in Julie’s story. If it […]