Biographies are not my favorite books to read, but as soon as Maxwell King's biography of Mr. Rogers came out, I knew I would be reading it soon! Watching Mr. Rogers was a special part of my day as a child, and as an adult with my children. His segments on how things are made… Continue reading Being Good Neighbors
If you want to learn the history of the Supreme Court, I recommend The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin. It is neither a quick read, nor an easy read, but the process of reading it was both educational and extremely satisfying. I learned more American history than I had… Continue reading The Nine
I recently read Debbie Macomber’s new novel, Cottage by the Sea. I reserved this book at the library as soon as I saw it on the new book list. I had to wait a bit to get it, but it was worth the wait. Debbie Macomber is one of my favorite writers, and this book… Continue reading A Thoughtful Book…
Forks, Knives and Spoons, by Leah DeCesare is a great book for girls going off to college, and possibly enjoyable for young women in their 20s too. A mother-daughter book club would enjoy discussing about this book, especially if the mom attended college in the 80's, the time that the novel was set. The details… Continue reading Place-Setting Categorization…A FunBook Every College Girl Should Enjoy
Right after school was out, I decided to bypass the electronic catalog and make a trip to my local library. Usually, I just reserve books on line, then run in to check them out when they come in, but this day, I enjoyed looking at the displays and finding a new book series for the… Continue reading Beach Reading? Nope…Texas Hill Country!
Many of my friends know I enjoy shopping at Goodwill and other thrift stores around town. I donate plenty of things to them as well. Years ago, I had some qualms about shopping there—was I taking from the needy with my fun treasure hunts? I no longer feel that way—it’s like a great recycling center,… Continue reading Thrift Shopping and… Finding New Favorite Books