Reading

The day before I lost my first baby, I went to the library.  I checked out Shogun, by James Clavell.  Two months later, I returned Shogun without having ever opened it.  I couldn’t handle the idea of walking inside the library, →MORE...

Sep 15, 2011
In spring this year I took a break from reviewing children’s books because my family was trying out a new reading system and I wanted to find the balance in my own home before diverting any attention to writing about books. →MORE...

It’s been awhile since I featured any books here and my only excuse is that we’ve been busy.  But you know what they say about excuses – THEY ALL STINK – so I guess it’s time to just move on and →MORE...

This week is National Library Week, a celebration hosted by the American Library Association.  As such, Steph asked me a couple weeks ago to contribute to Offbeat Mama by writing a post about libraries.  She left it pretty open-ended.  So I →MORE...

“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”- Hans Christian Anderson I left something outside on the porch to dry and when Donald collected it in the evening, there was a fuzzy →MORE...