My Weekly Book Stack II

OK, so things started out well. I read The Man That Got Away by Lynne Truss and thought it was great. A darkly comedic crime caper is the only way I can really describe it. Damn...I should have put that in the review! If you haven't read the first book in the series A Shot …

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My Weekly Book Stack

Since I retired a year ago my days have been filled with traveling, knitting, gardening, watching the Mets, and reading. Our summer trip is over and done (driving up and down the southern coast to visit Charleston, Savannah, and the Kennedy Space Center for my husbands Retirement Victory Tour was soooo much fun). All of …

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Reading with my Dad

It’s Father’s Day, so I wanted to post something about my Dad...and reading (of course!).  Born in Clearfield Pennsylvania in 1935, lost his mother when he was 9, became something of a hellion and was “asked” to leave school at age 14. He and my Mom married in 1955 (even though he claimed that he …

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Discovering my need to read…

Do you remember the day you first got hooked on books and reading? I do. There is not a week that goes by that I don't think back to that day. One Saturday in 1968 my Dad took me to the library on Kaneohe Bay Marine Corps Air Station (where he was stationed at the …

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