I keep looking at the calendar and not believing it. How can it be May already? From the weather reports I've been seeing, I think several of you wish that it would start acting as though it were May!
I'd like to welcome the first guest book blogger of May to Scene of the Blog. I've long admired Debbie of Wrighty's Reads for her enthusiasm and caring. The work she does to share her love of books and to promote them is wonderful.
If you haven't visited Wrighty's Reads, I hope you take this opportunity to do so-- and don't forget to say hi to Debbie! Let's see where she blogs, shall we?
I started blogging by accident. I participated in online book clubs and met people who were already blogging. I created an account to comment on other people's blogs and learn about reviewing books. Since I didn't know what I was doing, I accidentally started the set up to create my own. It looked like fun and since I've always loved to read I decided to give it a try. Obviously, it's MUCH harder than it looks but since I had my pal Kaye from Pudgy Penguin Perusals also launching a new career in blogging, we stuck it out together and have kept it up for 1 1/2 years. I have found the blogging community to be some of the kindest, smartest, funniest, and most supportive people I've ever met!
I have a few work spaces in my house and they are both in my family room, my favorite place! My hubby, three kids and I are the third generation to own this house. My parents built this room themselves including the huge fireplace made from field stone and a bar and bookcases made from boards from our old barn.
Our family computer is in front of a window and I still use it for some things but I can't sit in the chair for long.
I can lounge on the comfy couch (usually with one of our two dogs warming my feet) and even use the handy little table he got me too! Unfortunately my laptop was broken last winter so my son was kind enough to let me use his (hence the NY Yankees sticker) until I got my own again last week (that awesome hubby again). I have my own bookshelves in the corner with all of my goodies I've won or that need to be reviewed.
I also pile way too much on the end table and the coffee table that are both within reach. I really need to clean those off. Of course now that the warmer weather is here I'll be spending most of my reading time in my hammock. At least that's the plan!
Here is a photo of my girls who keep my feet warm at night!
I love the fact that Debbie's family has lived in this house for generations and built her favorite room. That fireplace looks perfect for the winter and the couch cozy and comfortable. Family photos, wood paneling, shelves, books... the entire space looks just right for reading and blogging. And is it me, or do Debbie's two "girls" look all tuckered out after a long afternoon of blogging?
Thanks so much for sharing your creative spaces with us, Debbie. We really appreciate the glimpse into your house and your life!
Stop by next Wednesday to discover whom our next featured book blogger will be. See you then!