Books

  • My Birthday 2019

    By on February 8, 2019

    Yesterday was my birthday and I had a lovely but very full day. My husband took me out to...

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    Polly Castor
  • Magpie Murders (Book Review)

    By on January 20, 2019

    This is a clever mystery novel with unexpectedly two stories within one, which was a twist I've never run...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Clockmaker’s Daughter (Book Review)

    By on January 4, 2019

    I thought the writing here was wonderful, although a bit dense. Most problematic, it jumped confusingly around through time,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Reading Challenge for 2019

    By on December 31, 2018

    So without further ado, here is our reading challenge for 2019! Please join us in this.

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    Polly Castor
  • Books We Got for Christmas 2018

    By on December 26, 2018

    We continue to be a bookish bunch, as you can see from this post, which shows the books we...

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    Polly Castor
  • 2018 Reading Challenge Complete

    By on December 22, 2018

    Here you can see the 56 books I read this year. I love the structure and accountability doing these...

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    Polly Castor
  • Salt Fat Acid Heat (Cookbook and Movie Review)

    By on December 20, 2018

    I love this cookbook, which is more about teaching you how to cook, and the concepts and procedures behind...

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    Polly Castor
  • Great Portobello Mushroom Burgers (Recipe)

    By on December 8, 2018

    This burger, holds its shape perfectly, neither too dry nor too wet. Plus it is gluten free, is delicious,...

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    Polly Castor
  • My Antonia (Book Review)

    By on December 7, 2018

    I give it five stars; it is a classic for a reason. Willa Cather's prose is outstanding without being...

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    Polly Castor
  • The Enchanted April (Book Review)

    By on November 27, 2018

    Spend some time in this story, and you'll come away feeling like any problem in your life just needs...

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    Polly Castor
  • Mark of the Lion Series (Book Review)

    By on November 20, 2018

    This author, despite her shortcomings, wove an interesting story, with plot twists and interesting characters. It was compelling enough...

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    Polly Castor
  • Our Booth at the Health and Wellness Expo

    By on October 22, 2018

    We spent the last weekend manning a Christian Science booth at the Health and Wellness Expo in Stamford, Connecticut....

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    Polly Castor