Home Feed
Home
Search
Search
Add Review, Blurb, Quote
Add
Activity
Activity
Profile
Profile
A Little More About Me
A Little More About Me | Pam Houston
23 posts | 1 read
The author of Cowboys Are My Weakness and Waltzing the Cat turns her appealing, humorous vision to a collection of true-life adventures set in Bhutan, Bolivia, Traverse City, and other exotic locales. Tour.
Amazon Indiebound Barnes and Noble WorldCat Goodreads LibraryThing
Pick icon
100%
blurb
Endowarrior21
post image

Thank you for the tag @whippoorwill815

1.) Mani and pedi
2.) My eyes they are grey,blue, and green.
3.) That I can speak,read, and write 3 languages(English,Gaelic, and French).
4.) @vkois88 @bullbunny @Avanders
#hellothursday @wanderinglynn

wanderinglynn Oh, I would love to learn Gaelic! Speaking a second (or third) language is a wonderful thing. 👍🏻 Thanks for playing! 😘 4mo
vkois88 Thanks for the tag ❤ ❤ ❤ 4mo
Avanders Ooh great 👀 color combo! My son‘s are also unusual (which I love ;)) w green, blue, and yellow! ☺️♥️♥️ 4mo
30 likes3 comments
blurb
AsYouWish
post image

1. Loom knitting and diamond painting
2. Historical Fiction, Romance, Historical Romance, Thriller, Mystery and True Crime
3. A dog named, Bueller
4. Yes and it keeps getting longer and longer
5. Funko Pops and books
6. I hope everyone is having a great Monday!!!!

#LitsyLoveSurvey #LitsyLove

RachelO I‘m intrigued by the diamond painting... 5mo
AsYouWish @RachelO It is amazing. It is like a paint by number kit. You get a canvas that has sticky stuff on it and lots of little pieces of plastic that you put into the correct spot. The pieces of plastic shimmer like diamonds when the light hits them. 5mo
RachelO @AsYouWish Sounds lovely! Kind of between painting by numbers and a jigsaw, perhaps? (With added sparkle 💫). I‘ve never come across this before! 5mo
35 likes3 comments
blurb
tracey38
post image

Thought I'd join in the #20thingsaboutme as I have really enjoyed reading everyone's lists.

Jee_HookedOnBookz I'm very moody and I'm also a mood reader! Haha 👊 6mo
TabbyGibby Are you me? I also am shy, have RBF, and played the flute in middle school. And definitely require lots of alone time! 6mo
ReadingRover I‘m going to be 40 in March too. 😕 6mo
See All 8 Comments
JoScho I‘m right there with you on #20 6mo
Kaye ♥️Member of the Mood Readers Club, also moody, also need my Space. ♥️ 6mo
dariazeoli I have RBF face too! I just turned forty. Welcome to the club... it‘s not so bad! 6mo
CaroPi I am with you in #2. People don't stop asking me what I will do for my birthday. I want to hide in a cave and want to be left alone till I am 41 and ok with it 6mo
50 likes8 comments
blurb
akckitty
post image

#20thingsaboutme @LibrarianRyan

Phew, I had a really hard time figuring out what to write but here's my list! I have been enjoying reading all the others :)

@laur89 hey girl it's been awhile since I spoke to you. Maybe you're interested in this if you haven't already? :)

Lauram I hope you find it easy and are wildly successful (#20) 😊 6mo
akckitty @Lauram Thank you! Moving past grudges for me is a process that takes healing through the experiences and it's more of just being strong enough to work through the hurt rather than me not wanting to do it haha. So thanks a bunch for encouragement!! 6mo
RavenLovelyReads Cheers to #20! And- it‘s nice to see you back! 🤓 6mo
See All 15 Comments
JoScho ❤️❤️❤️ 6mo
LibrarianRyan ⭐️👍🤓 6mo
laur89 💕😊 Thanks for the tag! All the support for 20 👍🏼 6mo
Texreader So fun to learn all about you. I only have a couple (or one) very close friend even though I‘m an extrovert. I get it. Friendships are hard. Hang on to what you‘ve got. 6mo
hes7 Yes, leggings! 6mo
Reggie Ughhh 20 is my constant struggle. Great list!!! 6mo
akckitty @hes7 thank goodness I'm not the only one lol 6mo
akckitty @Reggie thanks a ton! Yeah it's really hard. But in the end it'll be worth the mental / emotional relief? 6mo
akckitty @RavenLovelyReads thanks, and I'm happy to be back too! I appreciate the support 🤗 6mo
akckitty @Texreader this challenge has been a great one! Happy to feel more connected to the litsy community. I agree completely. Cherish what you have all the way! 6mo
Erofan 👍 Great! 6mo
90 likes15 comments
blurb
CouronneDhiver
post image

#20ThingsAboutMe “The Sequel”

We‘re a big, happy family around here and there‘s always room for a few more crazy aunts/uncles! 👋🏽 Feel free to join in

LibrarianRyan 👍🏻🤓⭐️ 6mo
Ericalambbrown Love this presentation! Nicely done! 6mo
Well-ReadNeck 👊🏼🧡🧡🧡🧡🧡 6mo
See All 27 Comments
Cinfhen 🧡🧡🧡 6mo
Spencer_Labbe Nice! Red or white wine? Or both! 6mo
Kaye Nice to learn more about you ♥️ 6mo
Amiable Fellow nailbiter here 🖐🏼. Also picky about tea. And my son's fave color is orange! We had to paint his bedroom orange, even. 😀 6mo
CouronneDhiver Both! @Spencer_Labbe I‘m more particular about region/style than colour 🇮🇹 🇫🇷 🥂 6mo
CouronneDhiver 🙌🏽🙌🏽 How do you take your tea? @Amiable Which kind is your favourite? 6mo
Amiable @CouronneDhiver I'm a black tea purist. No herbals, no fruity teas, no greens. (I'll drink white tea on occasion, though.) I love Yunnans and Keemun. Will drink Assams, although I find them a bit too light for me. I like full-bodied teas. How about you? 6mo
CouronneDhiver Yep. You‘re hard core. 😂 I like orange pekoe, English breakfast, apple cinnamon, honey lemon and ... once in a blue moon, peppermint. Black - no milk no sugar. The no milk thing is a big family debate... like it‘s counter-culture or something. @Amiable 6mo
wanderinglynn Fellow band geek (me, flute & drum major) 🙌🏻 6mo
arubabookwoman My favorite color is orange too. Not too many of us around. It's been my favorite since I was in my teens and I'm nearing 70 now. Maybe because of my October birthday? 6mo
Spencer_Labbe @CouronneDhiver As you should be! Lol I'm super picky so I like red but if it's quality grape I'll drink anything 6mo
CouronneDhiver Fun! Do you still play now? It‘s been years since I picked up a horn... @wanderinglynn 6mo
CouronneDhiver It‘s the best. If I have to pick a distant second, it‘s yellow ... which is also unpopular, it seems. 🤔 @arubabookwoman 6mo
Trashcanman I like your vegetarian response!hehehehe 6mo
CouronneDhiver I do a gluten-free, vegetarian fast every winter/spring for Lent but, keep a regular diet the rest of the year... 🤷🏽‍♀️ Couldn‘t think of how else to explain that in short. 😂😂 @Trashcanman 6mo
wanderinglynn Sadly, no. My problem is I have too many interests, always finding new ones, and inevitably some fall by the wayside. 6mo
CouronneDhiver Ha! Hobby ADD. Preach 🙌🏽 @wanderinglynn 6mo
BiblioLitten Former vegetarian. 🙋🏻‍♀️ And our tea drinking choices match. 🤗 6mo
CouronneDhiver We were meant to be friends, I‘m sure of it 👏🏽👏🏽 @BiblioLitten 6mo
rohit-sawant I'm a low-key germaphobe, too! 6mo
CouronneDhiver Yes! 👊🏽 Three cheers for anti-bacterial wipes. Flu season creeps me out @rohit-sawant 6mo
GypsyKat I hate my own handwriting, too! 6mo
kspenmoll A fellow nail biter! Hate it, but do it! 6mo
120 likes27 comments
blurb
sblbooks
post image

Fun post, play along. #20thingsaboutme

britt_brooke Asheville is high on my to-visit list! 6mo
CouronneDhiver Autumn 🍂 🖤 6mo
robinb ❤️ the Biltmore! Such a gorgeous area of the country! 6mo
See All 6 Comments
Butterfinger I'm just down the mountain from you. 6mo
Kaye #16 I found someone else like me. My husband always thinks it‘s hilarious that I cover up even when it‘s really hot outside. I cannot sleep without being covered up. 6mo
Erofan 👍 6mo
35 likes6 comments
blurb
KatieCarpenter
post image

1. Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale, The Black Cauldron, The Bear and the Nightingale
2. Blueberries and Blackberries
3. Robert Beatty, Alan Bradley, Francis Hodgson Burnett
4. Movie- Beauty and the Beast (Disney) tv show- Brooklyn 99

#manicmonday @JoScho

JoScho Thanks for playing 😊💖 12mo
KatieCarpenter @JoScho it‘s fun!! 12mo
45 likes2 comments
blurb
JoRead
post image

1. Parental's home
2. The Duke with the Dragon Tattoo
3. I don't have a pattern, just whatever sounds good at the time and is readily available.
#TuesdayTidbits
@SilversReviews

SilversReviews Good way to choose. Thanks for playing. 😊 12mo
29 likes1 comment
blurb
JoRead
post image

1. Not at this moment.
2. Wonder Woman because Wonder Woman 😅😎
3. Thunder by Imagine Dragons 💓
#TrivialThursday
@GarthRanzz

GarthRanzz Thanks for participating Jo! 1y
38 likes2 comments
blurb
JoRead
post image

1. All I can say is thank goodness for Goodreads!
2. I prefer 3rd person. So much more interesting.
3. Sleep! 😄 it's happening early in the A.M. so I should be ok.
4. Consider yourself tagged 😊
#TrivialThursday
@GarthRanzz

blurb
JoRead
post image

I'm and oldie but I love doing this 😄
#LitsyWelcomeWagon @Kaye
1. Kansas 🌻
2. Paranormal romance and historical romance
3. The Captain of Her Fate
4. I'm not picky but I love seafood 🍤🐟🦐🦀
5. I don't have any 😔
6. Got milk?

Kaye Thanks for the answers. It‘s great to see all the response. I don‘t have pets either. And yep, I have milk, even chocolate 😁 1y
42 likes1 comment
blurb
Readage
post image

1. AL, USA 🇺🇸
2. Literary fiction, I guess
3. It‘s complicated
4. Pasta!
5. Cat named Milla (she‘s quite antisocial and skittish so sometimes I forget I have a cat 🐈)
6. Why is my cat antisocial?! Honestly, I‘d like to know!

Kaye Our neighbor cat is like that. I‘ve never seen one so jumpy. You can‘t get anywhere near it, but every night, it peeks in our front door. If we try going to the door to talk to the cat, it runs. (edited) 1y
Readage @Kaye Hmmm makes me think something bad happened to cats like this 😕 1y
Kaye Could be. I asked the neighbor lady and she said the cat is like that even with them. It runs in to eat, then wants back out. None of them can pick it up or pet it. There are always 3 or 4 big old teen boys over there. Maybe they would scare a cat ? 1y
Readage @Kaye Perhaps !! Lol 1y
27 likes4 comments
blurb
JoRead
post image

1)Series
2)Random
3)Steady

@Quasifesto

KellyHashway 1. Recommendations 2. Autographed 3. Mystery 1y
29 likes1 comment
blurb
Bookladylinda
post image

1. I like tea, but I gravitate to hot chocolate more
2. Warm fuzzy socks, I‘m definitely a sock girl, I even sleep in socks!
3. It depends on my mood, I‘m a candle lover
4. Reese‘s miniatures
5. Books, candles & miniature shoes

#allaboutme2017

Bklover What are miniature shoes? I‘ve never seen them before. You‘ll have to post a pic of them. 👢👡👠👞👟 2y
Bookladylinda @Bklover they are currently packed since I‘m between residents but if I can find them, I will take a pic for you. But they are small shoes, some the size of a dolls foot, some smaller. I inherited them and I have added to the collection. 2y
Bklover That‘s fascinating! Wiuld@looks be to see them! 2y
26 likes3 comments
blurb
LazyLimaLife
post image

1. Green bean casserole. It should be outlawed.
2. Sci Fi
3. Depends on my mood. Twitter or Ravelry. Oh! And YouTube.
4. Mini Schnauzer Bentley
5. Lets be honest, I‘ll likely forget, but I‘m full of good intentions.
#Friyayintro @jess.how

howjessreads I don't know Ravelry! 🤔 2y
LazyLimaLife It‘s for knitters, crocheters, spinners & weavers, @jess.how 2y
Chelleo I'm on Ravelry but haven't logged in for a looooong time. Should since I plan on starting a new project today. 2y
11 likes3 comments
blurb
chelreads
post image

1. Just outside of Indianapolis
2. Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel
3. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
4. Harry Potter ⚡️
5. Pride and Prejudice
6. Turtles All the Way Down by John Green!
#LETSTALKABOUTBOOKSBABY

blurb
julesG
post image

1) I'm a mother of two. 2) Love sciences. 3) Love languages. 4) Have short hair 5) & hazel eyes, 6) which I hide behind glasses. 7) I'm German, 8) but my heart beats in English. 9) I wish I could have a cat. 10) Grew up in a small village. 11) My favourite food is creamed spinach. 12) Like to learn new things. 13) Beach comber. 14) Knitter. 15) Tea. 16) The UK and Scandinavia for holidays. 17) Green. 18) Star Trek. 19) Lemons. 20) I hate sea food.

Lindy Cooked greens are my comfort food. 💚 2y
72 likes2 comments
blurb
LouBeth
post image

I'm late to this one but it looks fun. #asidefrombooks
Hobby - I guess I'm boring because I can't think of any hobby besides reading.
Drink - any kind of tea
Food - all the food
Color- black
City - I need to travel more.
Dream house location - probably Maine
Accessory - hair tie
TV show - Supernatural
Last movie in theater - Beauty and the Beast
Currently reading - A Court of Thorns and Roses

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Not boring!!! If i didn't have my flowers reading would be my only hobby too!! 💕📚 2y
Linear Your hubby could be finding all the food, I feel like getting your hands on all the food is kind of hard. LOL 2y
77 likes2 comments
blurb
tysephine
post image

#asidefrombooks
🐾Favorite hobby: sleeping
🐾Favorite drink: iced coffee w/ sweetened condensed milk
🐾Favorite food: chips & queso
🐾Favorite color: red & purple
🐾Favorite city: London and Singapore were fun
🐾Dream house location: somewhere secluded but w easy access to basic needs, must have library space
🐾Favorite accessory: see pictured 🐱
🐾Favorite TV show: GBBO
🐾Last movie seen in theater: WW
🐾Currently reading: All Systems Red, GWTW

blurb
KirstieE
post image

#asidefrombooks !!
✨Favourite Hobby: going on adventures with my dog Duke 🐶
✨Favourite drink: apple cider
✨Favourite food: pizza
✨Favourite colour: blue
✨Favourite city: Sydney , hometown
✨Where would my dream house be: a little place called Umina , on the beach 🌊
✨Favourite accessory: my rings
✨Favourite TV show: Supernatural
✨Last movie you saw in the theatres: Beauty and the Beast
✨Currently reading: Eliza and her Monsters

Utopiyll I love this!!! And the fact that your doggo is called Duke! You're so beautiful 💕 2y
GypsyKat Yum! Apple cider is delicious! You instantly made me wish it was autumn! 🍂🍁🎃 2y
KirstieE @Utopiyll I love him ❤️ aww thank you ! 2y
See All 6 Comments
KirstieE @GypsyKat wish I had some right now, so good ! 2y
Amanda23 ❤ Supernatural ❤ 2y
KirstieE @Amanda23 It's so hard to pick a favourite out of those two alone, like I love them both equally 😂❤️️ 2y
51 likes6 comments
blurb
julesG
post image

Hellooooo.

1) Germany
2) I saw a post on Instagram, by @Cohnina
3) Chocolat
4) Do handknitted turtles count? Then yes. If not, then no. 😝

#welcomelitten
@saguarosally

DGRachel I'm sure the Velveteen Rabbit would argue that hand knitted turtles count! 2y
saguarosally I'm all for knitted turtles! 2y
54 likes2 comments
blurb
MrsAHintz
post image

Since everyone else is doing it... ?‍♀️

1) Born and raised in Arizona (though I did live in Minnesota from 2004-2007) ?
2) Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen ?
3) I don't read series anymore. ?
4) A Walk to Remember ?
5) 90 Day Fiancé or Chopped or Teen Mom ?
6) Christina Perry ?
7) Lavender ?
8) Fiction of all sorts (historical, contemporary, etc) ?
9) Homemaker ?‍??‍??‍??‍?
10) Boise the Golden-Doodle ?

#meetthelittens

maich Lavender💜💜 It's growing in my garden. And it's smell nice❤ 2y
MrsAHintz @maich You're growing it?? That's amazing! Do you make anything with it? I'm a massive fan of lavender everything (tea, macaroons, lemonade, cookies, cake, etc)! 2y
maich @MrsAHintz My mom growing it. Sometimes we mixed with other tea. I used it for decoration in my house because drives away mosquitos and other insect. And smell good.☺ And I used it in bubble bath. 2y
See All 9 Comments
Purrfectpages A Walk to Remember. What a tear jerker. 2y
Megabooks Teen Mom 🙈🙈 2y
MrsAHintz @maich That's so impressive! :) Bet your house smells amazing! :) @Purrfectpages I always tell my husband that a movie isn't truly great if it doesn't make me cry 😂 @Booksandcooks I know! It's terrible. I have a sudden and strong love for all of the trashiest tv shows - they're my guilty pleasures 😂 2y
maich @MrsAHintz I don't smell it anymore😂 2y
Purrfectpages That's a good rule @MrsAHintz ! 2y
Tanzy13 chopped is great 😊 2y
36 likes9 comments
blurb
mauveandrosysky
post image

I have a chronic illness that kind of rules my life. I spend a lot of time at home because there are many days when I'm too sick to leave the house. I've always loved reading, but in 2015 I started really dedicating myself to it and it has helped so much with my illness-related depression. Now I have something immensely fulfilling that I can do from the comfort of my home. Reading has given me a way to live meaningfully. ❤️

Alisnazzy I can relate to this so much. Sending you love 😘💖😘💖 3y
OSChamberlain Chronic illnesses are sucky. I'm a type 1 diabetic. But reading does help me a lot, too! 3y
Smrloomis So glad reading is helping you. Sending good thoughts! 😀👏🏽 3y
See All 30 Comments
Lizpixie Welcome to the chronic illness reading club🙋🏼 The membership rules quite frankly suck, but it's good to know you're not alone. I too have a few chronic illnesses that cause me a lot of pain and related depression, which means I rarely leave the house anymore. Reading and the Internet (especially Litsy) are the only things keeping me sane, I'm sure there are a lot of us in the same boat on here. There are people who understand completely here.🙂 3y
BookishFeminist ❤️❤️ hugs! You're not alone. While this isn't a chronic physical illness I have PTSD and have been on a hiatus from working an office job in order to recuperate. It's not fun & often makes me feel left out but reading has been a lifesaver. It's such a powerful tool to overcome lots of different kinds of pain & I'm glad you're finding it therapeutic despite being stuck with a shitty chronic illness that makes you stay home more than you want. 😘 3y
mauveandrosysky @Lizpixie the membership rules really are THE WORST! 😂 So glad you have a sense of humor about it though. That's another thing that has been key in keeping me sane. ❤️ Glad we're in this together...well, as glad as I can be. 3y
mauveandrosysky @Smrloomis thank you so much! 3y
mauveandrosysky @Ambrosnazzy @OSChamberlain @BookishFeminist it's SO comforting knowing that there are other people who understand, as it's something I don't really talk about much in my non-Internet life. Hugs to all of you. 💜 3y
Lizpixie 😘❤️❤️❤️😘 3y
BookishFeminist @mauveandrosysky It's very comforting, I agree. So grateful Litsy is an inclusive & welcoming community where we can share our love of reading as well as jokes, pain, and life events. I don't like to talk about my illness much either but sometimes it's cathartic. If you ever want/need to talk, I'm an open door. Just track me down on here! ❤️ 3y
CherylDeFranceschi Fortitude! Sending hugs, so glad you have books. They have always been my solace, too! 3y
mauveandrosysky @BookishFeminist thank you so much - and same goes for you! Always here to talk. 💛 We really are fortunate to have this great community. 3y
mauveandrosysky @CherylDeFranceschi thank you, friend! ☺️ 3y
shawnmooney Sending book-nerdy warm thoughts and wishes your way! 📖❤️📖💛📖💚📖❣📖💕 3y
mauveandrosysky @shawnmooney thank you so much! 📚 3y
Megabooks I'm so sorry you're dealing with that. Incredibly difficult!! I, too, am affected by chronic illness/injury. Usually, I am able to work, but the past 13 months have been difficult. Reading IS absolute salvation. Big hug ❤️ 3y
Megabooks This post on my blog speaks a like more to my journey http://wp.me/p7kSEG-1 3y
mauveandrosysky @Ebooksandcooks that's such a great blog post. Thank you for sharing. 💙 It's always comforting to read about other people's experiences with chronic illness/injury and how they have coped with it. I hope to get to a point where I'm more comfortable talking about mine in a public sphere (like on my blog). Hugs to you! 3y
TsahaiMakeda Books and hugs to you 🤗💖📚 3y
Megabooks @mauveandrosysky Thank you!! ❤️❤️ 3y
Sue ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
Simona @mauveandrosysky I'm sorry for your health problems and I'm glad that you found help in books. I wish you all well and many good days ❤️😘 3y
JPeterson I'm so glad you found comfort in books! They truly are medicine for the mind and soul. 3y
Reviewsbylola Reading really helps me when I am in the middle of a panic attack a lot of the time, so I understand the comfort books can bring. I'm sorry to hear about your health. 3y
LauraBeth I'm sorry you're dealing with this but I'm glad to see that reading helps ❤️❤️ 3y
coffeenebula ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
mauveandrosysky @Sue @TsahaiMakeda @Simona @jeff @JPeterson @Reviewsbylola @LauraBeth @tanya42 thank you so much for the love and support, you guys! 💚 Litsy is the best! 3y
LauraBrook I've got chronic health issues too, I feel ya. Reading is such a great escape! Hang in there, take care of yourself, and buy as many books as possible! That's my motto. 😘📚❤️📚 3y
mauveandrosysky @LauraBrook that is the perfect motto! 😊❤️ 3y
48 likes30 comments