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TSS: A quick note before I head back into the kitchen…

March 7, 2010

The Sunday Salon.comHappy Sunday, all! I hope everyone else is enjoying a nice spring weekend – I managed to go sit out in the sun yesterday and do some writing, and while I was admittedly bundled up in a heavy sweatshirt and a fleece blanket, it was still a nice reminder that spring is in fact on its way.

I doubt I’ll get much reading in today; my brain is pretty much boiled (too much dissertating!), and I have to clean my place and make some snacky appetizers (I’m thinking deviled eggs, breakfast meatballs, veggies and dip, and cheesy tomato-artichoke-scallion salad on garlic toast.) in preparation for the Oscars. At least I’ve got a good audiobook to listen to as I’m working! (Barrayar by Lois McMaster Bujold, for the curious.)

Also, it’s about time for my semi-annual request re: the Book Blogs Search Engine. If you’ve got a book blog, can you please go check the list and make sure you’re on it? Also, if you’d consider mentioning it to your readers, so they can make sure *they’re* on it, that would be awesome as well. The number of book bloggers seems to have exploded recently, and when it comes to the search, the more the merrier.

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16 Comments leave one →
  1. March 7, 2010 12:38 pm

    It was gorgeous here yesterday. I’ve actually seen a lot of the Oscar nominated movies this year, but the awards just don’t interest me.

    • March 8, 2010 8:46 am

      bermudaonion – The awards don’t really interest me either; mostly I just like throwing the cocktail party.

  2. March 7, 2010 12:50 pm

    I love to watch the Oscars, but I always have to wait until tomorrow to watch them as they are on far too late here.

    I didn’t know about the Book Bloggers site. I will go and look.

    • March 8, 2010 8:47 am

      Vivienne – They’re on too late here, too, but I watch ’em anyways.

  3. March 7, 2010 1:29 pm

    I tell people all the time to check your WONDERFUL book blog search! and I will continue. THANK YOU.
    the food sounds awesome; have a great Oscar watching party.

  4. March 7, 2010 4:05 pm

    I’m so happy to be included here. I need to save the link to all these great blogs!

  5. March 7, 2010 4:18 pm

    My book blog http://emeraldfiresbookmark.blogspot.com, if I could be added to the book blog search, that would be great.

    • March 8, 2010 8:49 am

      shamrockrose – It would be super-helpful if you could leave a comment over on the Book Blog page itself, so that I’ll be sure to see it when I do my next update.

  6. March 7, 2010 6:31 pm

    I want to add too how much I love, love, love the Book Blog Search Engine! Thank you so much for this great service!

  7. March 9, 2010 1:50 pm

    Oh, I love deviled eggs. What are breakfast meatballs? I didn’t follow the Oscars at all, but I sure would have if you were serving that food at my house :-).

    I know a lot of us appreciate all the work you put into the book blog search engine, it is amazing especially considering the number of book blogs out there.

    • March 9, 2010 1:56 pm

      Valerie – The breakfast meatballs are made out of breakfast sausage instead of ground beef, and instead of tomato sauce, they’re in a mix of apple butter and maple syrup. They’re dangerously good. :)

  8. March 10, 2010 1:53 pm

    I loved Barrayar. Its wonderful.

    I hear the 11th in the series is the best though. The name escapes me.

    Also thanks for the link – I will be passing it on.

  9. March 12, 2010 5:45 am

    Hi,
    is there a button I can add to my blog for the bookblog search engine?

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