I’ve been an Ann Patchett fan since I read Bel Canto years ago and have read nearly everything she’s written–fiction … Continue reading Book Report: A happy marriage between fact and fiction, between work and life
Having just finished This Tender Land with its compelling, at times breathless, life-and-death narrative, reading Anne Tyler’s Redhead by the … Continue reading Book Report: His error was expecting perfection
Today is Flag Day, commemorating the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by the … Continue reading Stitching America back together
Odie is a twelve-year-old storyteller and orphan looking for a home. As the reminiscent and therefore omniscient narrator of This … Continue reading Book Report: Looking for a home
At seventy, this may be the last hotel swim ensemble I ever buy. It got me thinking about what having a lifetime supply might mean now. Continue reading Quarantine Diary 7: What a lifetime supply means at 70
Nine Perfect Strangers Confession: I’m a huge fan of Liane Moriarty’s work and have read almost everything she’s written. Her … Continue reading Book Report: What’s up with Masha?
Lorraine & Oliver Today in 1947 these two youngsters began their life together. They met on a blind date, set … Continue reading Permanently pressed on our hearts
Libby especially liked the Cobblestone Muffins (carrots, raisins, and walnuts) for breakfast, acknowledging that they were not figure-friendly in the slightest. Once a week wouldn’t hurt, right? Continue reading Friday Field Trip: City Cafe’ & Bakery