GG Summer Reads

What I’m Reading This Summer At the beginning of every school year, I sit down with my reading students, forming a circle – either with our desks or on the floor – and I share every single book I read over the summer.  I lug every single book in and give a little book talk… Continue reading GG Summer Reads

Delivering Happiness Delivers!

I was honored and excited when the good folks at Zappos sent me free advanced copies of CEO Tony Hsieh’s new book Delivering Happiness – A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose to review.  I have been a completely satisfied customer of Zappos (major online shoe and clothing commerce company) for quite a few years.  I… Continue reading Delivering Happiness Delivers!

Delivering Happiness Challenge & Giveaway!

Watch for GG’s review of Delivering Happiness on its release date, June 7th 2010!! I am honored to be selected to review the new, yet-to-be released book by Tony Hsieh, the successful, young CEO of Zappos.com!  The Zappos team generously sent me two advanced copies of Delivering Happiness – A Path to Profits, Passion, and… Continue reading Delivering Happiness Challenge & Giveaway!

An Amazing Young Author!!

Once in a while, we meet someone who truly leaves an impression.  I met such a person this past Sunday after being invited to a book signing.  This was no ordinary book signing, however, because the author is an incredible 12-year old girl!!! Amanda R. Dell’Aringa wrote, illustrated, and published Gertie, A Guinea Pig’s Tail at… Continue reading An Amazing Young Author!!

GG Reads – Wesley The Owl

Did you know that barn owls mate for life?  Are you aware that they are extremely emotional creatures and have many ways to express their feelings?  Could you guess that they practice birth control and will breed only when they perceive an excess of available mice for food?  These are some of the many intriguing… Continue reading GG Reads – Wesley The Owl

Color Your World!

There’s something to this.  I was shopping in Francesca’s boutique, flipping through Michele Bernhardt’s Colorstrology book, and discovered that my personal color is Jaffa Orange.  There is something to this because the cotton tank I already had in my hand to purchase matched the color exactly.   Hmmm . . . Colorstrology tells us that our… Continue reading Color Your World!