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Back to the Classics - 2022
Friday, August 05, 2022
Summer Garden Stew - or How to Use Up All That Squash
I've made the following concoction twice now and it is so delicious I simply had to share. This is definitely my own recipe, based on wh...
Sunday, July 17, 2022
Mid-summer Mini Reviews
The twin peaks, Longs Peak and Mt Meeker, on my Saturday morning walk earlier this month. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine , by Gail Hone...
Sunday, July 10, 2022
Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
My first big book of the summer, qualifying for the Big Book Summer Challenge , is a reread of Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire aka The Duc...
Sunday, June 19, 2022
Solstice - Food, Love, and Friendship
It's almost midsummer...love the long days, cool mornings, and color everywhere. My garden is doing well. The peonies were splendid as ...
Monday, May 30, 2022
Big Book Summer Challenge
Once again I am signing up for the Big Book Summer Challenge, hosted by Sue at Book by Book . I honestly have no idea what I will be read...
Friday, May 27, 2022
My Blog is 14 Years Old Today!
Fourteen years ago today, I posted my first book review: FanFic: Reading "The Democratic Genre" by Sheenagh Pugh and the rest ...
Sunday, May 22, 2022
These Precious Days
I haven't read all of Ann Patchett's books, but I've read enough to count her as a favorite author of both fiction and non-ficti...
Monday, May 16, 2022
Tidelands, Leonardo, and a Dud
May got off to a shaky start, reading-wise, but I feel back on track with several great books underway. To recap my May so far: When We Were...
Sunday, May 01, 2022
Madam, Will You Talk - Mary Stewart's 1st novel
For the Back to the Classics 2022 challenge , I decided to read Madam, Will You Talk for the Mystery/Detective/Crime category. Published in...
Saturday, April 23, 2022
April Roundup - more on Langston, more on passing, and Jane Austen!
April was a particularly good month, bookwise. Here's what made me happy in April (in addition to the dull brown of a Colorado winter s...
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