• Book Review: Abundance

    Book Review: Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think

    By on July 15, 2016

    Here is a vision of the future where everyone can win. You might be as glad as I was...

  • Reading Challenge Update

    Update on this Year’s Reading Challenge

    By on July 9, 2016

    Well, I spent the day at the Newtown Library Book Sale, and in the photos you can see some...

  • Gilead Book Review

    Book Review: Gilead (& Quote About the Fifth Commandment)

    By on June 27, 2016

    This work of fiction requires some quiet, as well a slow pace, to take it in.

  • Sink Reflection, starting flylady


    By on June 13, 2016

    What we need are better habits and routines, as well as a plan of attack on our surplus of...

  • Book Review Circling the Sun

    Book Review: Circling the Sun

    By on June 1, 2016

    This book is written about the real and indomitable Beryl Markham, the first woman who flew across the...

  • Book Review: Euphoria

    By on May 17, 2016

    If you love anthropology, you might find this book worth your time. For me, I give it only three...

  • Book Review Delancy

    Book Review: Delancey

    By on May 16, 2016

    If you want to read a real life story of the struggle behind realizing a dream, you might enjoy...

  • Book Review: The Forest Lover

    By on May 6, 2016

    This book is historical fiction of Emily Carr, a remarkable woman painter, who despite her confining Victorian upbringing traveled...

  • Book Review Little paris bookshop

    Book Review: Little Paris Bookshop

    By on April 26, 2016

    The main character is a "literary apothecary, or a "book epicure" that can discern which book is exactly the...

  • Book Review: H is for Hawk

    By on April 15, 2016

    But regardless of all that, I can't help myself from giving this masterfully written book five stars.

  • Book Review: Under the Wide and Starry Sky

    By on March 18, 2016

    This historical fiction is about Robert Louis Stevenson and his wife. Split almost equally before and after the time...

  • Book review: Big Magic

    Book Review: Big Magic

    By on March 3, 2016

    I applaud Gilbert for the light tone of this book. Like me, she rejects the notion that creativity is...