We read for many reasons, and escape is often one of them. During hard times, whether global ones we face during the coronavirus pandemic of spring 2020 or more personal ones, getting lost in a good story gives some relief from concerns. How Reading Helped Me Escape In the winter of 2001, while my marriage … Read more Reading for Escape During Hard Times
I was blessed to grow up in a home with parents who enjoyed reading and who made sure there were plenty of things for me to read. I remember some books in the house, but mostly it was library books we checked out and a subscription to National Geographic. These days I find myself reading … Read more Reading Memories – Mysteries and Adventure
Below are links to interesting articles I found during the month of August 2018. An interesting theme appeared this month: libraries, book, and reading. There’s also a couple of spy stories and a republished cookbook that can teach you to cook like a suffragette! Enjoy. ‘Spectacular’ ancient public library discovered in Germany While excavating in … Read more List of Links August 2018
I read a lot. One of the best ways to be a better writer is to read, and I take that advice seriously! There is a lot out there to read, and as someone who is curious to learn about new things, I always have a lot of links to check out. When I find … Read more List of Links June 2018
I have used the library most of my life, starting with the Public Library in Camden, Arkansas.* Momma checked out books for me until, when I was about seven or 8, she took me to get my own library card. We climbed the steps to the red brick building, pushed open the heavy door, and … Read more Libraries and Me
This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking a link, I may earn a commission. A River Runs Through It was on TV recently. I have always enjoyed this movie, for its gorgeous images of fly fishing in Montana rivers, and for the story of a father and his sons connecting … Read more Book or Movie – Which Do You Prefer?
This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking a link, I may earn a commission with NO extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting my writing. My senior year in high school, we were assigned to read The Canterbury Tales in English class. Mrs. Hendrix, our teacher, handed out our … Read more Reading Banned and Challenged Books