The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World Patrik Svensson Taking the … Continue reading Book Report: A very slippery tale
Unlike the actual Lincoln Highway, which travels a somewhat straight line across the country, this story takes quite a few side roads and rabbit trails. Continue reading Book Report: Not exactly the road trip I expected
Sure, I like newer movies, even funny ones, but these are on my “must-watch” list to get me in the spirit with a few happy tears. What movies are on your list? Continue reading My holiday movie favorites are sappy classics, like me
I am beginning to contemplate a time when those dishes might live somewhere else. I’m just not sure where. Continue reading Sorting out my china problem
I don’t remember the day my Papa came home from the war. But my parents remember. And they have … Continue reading Waiting for Papa
The Struggle for Love: The Story of Leah by Marilyn T. Parker Most of us who attended Sunday School—even if … Continue reading Book Report: An old story, vividly retold
Firefly Lane is one of Kristin Hannah’s earlier works (2008) and I must tell you this: She gets better. The … Continue reading Book Report: A long friendship filled with drama
As a writer, I thought and dreamed (and wrote!) about Us, Now and Then for over ten years. My characters … Continue reading What’s next for Us?
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Originally published in The Nevada Appeal on September 26, 2001 My Own Battlefields in This New… Continue reading Remembering the day the world changed
“I cannot throw a decent punch or carry a grown man across a battlefield, but I can wear red lipstick as though my life depended on it. And the truth is, these days, it often does.” Continue reading Book Report: Vive la France!