My Tottering TBR: Mindfulness and Magazines

When we go to the bookstore, my son and I, we kind of camp out. Sometimes I bring the laptop and my writing notebook, or I may carry along a few books and a notepad. He brings very little ("Mom, we're going to a bookstore"). We find a spot to settle in—café or sofas—and take …

Continue reading My Tottering TBR: Mindfulness and Magazines

Advertisements

TJ’s Household Haiku Challenge: Windows

Windows. What I can see from mine, and what that leads me to think about: Chugach in my sight Ungulates not fond of snow Will soon join us here [Anchorage moonlight image to be replaced]   For some reason I also thought about the homes where I live, many of which have gigantic windows unadorned …

Continue reading TJ’s Household Haiku Challenge: Windows

Friday Night Flashback: Alice Dreaming, Diamond Eyes

[CLD image to be replaced] As a child I was hugely in love with Alice in Wonderland and delighted when I found anything at all Alice related. Perhaps it was the talking animals, or maybe the rhymes. Even at that young age I loved words and the way Alice's creator played with them delighted me …

Continue reading Friday Night Flashback: Alice Dreaming, Diamond Eyes

Author Interview: Yancy Caruthers (Northwest of Eden)

Northwest of Eden by Yancy Caruthers Click here to read my review for Northwest of Eden Every so often we stumble onto a book that seems to have been destined to cross our paths; one such for me was Yancy Caruthers’ Northwest of Eden. I’m exceedingly grateful to the friend who gifted it, for along with it …

Continue reading Author Interview: Yancy Caruthers (Northwest of Eden)

Book Review: Northwest of Eden

Northwest of Eden by Yancy Caruthers Tomorrow: Interview with author Yancy Caruthers The cover images for Northwest of Eden drew in my eye as connections formed: outline of Iraq, Red Cross and Red Crescent symbols and helicopter, all indicating military emergency medicine. But what about that chair? I was sufficiently intrigued by it and the …

Continue reading Book Review: Northwest of Eden

Friday Night Flashback: A Novel Exploration: No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

Today's flashback opens up a new series I've decided to call "A Novel Exploration." It will briefly and in a manner lighter than typical, casually chat about a work and reach out to literary connections (text to self, books or world). This is a technique used in teaching literacy, but can also be a fun way to …

Continue reading Friday Night Flashback: A Novel Exploration: No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency