• Book Review: Abstract and Colour Techniques in Painting

    By on August 12, 2009

    I checked this book out so many times from the library, I finally bought it with one of my...

  • Book Review: There’s a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem

    By on August 1, 2009

    When I bought this book in 2001, I read the preface describing his “spiritual healing” during medical intervention, and...

  • Book Review: It’s a Fine Line

    By on July 28, 2009

    I got this book at that recent library sale and have really been enjoying it. His pictures have wit...

  • Book Review: Chasing Harry Winston

    By on July 22, 2009

    Something about summer requires some good chic lit. (Normally I’d call it a “beach read,” but the beaches I’ve...

  • Book Review: Outliers

    By on July 12, 2009

    I liked this book by Malcolm Gladwell and give it five stars. He debunks the theory that success is...

  • Library Sale Loot

    By on July 11, 2009

    You may already know we have a lot of books in our small house. We stopped counting at 10,000....

  • Book Review: The Help

    By on July 5, 2009

    I liked this book by Kathryn Stockett and give it 5 stars. This recently released novel is about black...

  • New Poem By Me: Reading Walden

    By on June 18, 2009

    Reading Walden I remember when my sister had to read Walden by Thoreau; it was intolerable, excruciating, deafeningly exasperating...

  • Yeah! The “Book War” is Over for This Year!

    By on June 16, 2009

    There are those in my local homeschooling network here that call me “the book maven.” I earned the title...

  • Book Review: 1000 Artist Journal Pages

    By on June 10, 2009

    I have really enjoyed this book by Dawn De Vries Sokol and even give it five stars. I bought...

  • Book Review: The Story Book of Science

    By on June 4, 2009

    I read this classic book by Jean Henri-Fabre (France 1823 – 1915) to my homeschooled 6th grader as supplementary...

  • Book Review: Women In Love

    By on May 23, 2009

    This classic by D.H. Lawrence has been on my to-be-read list for probably twenty years. The best thing I...