After months of sheltering in place, I found myself more distractible than I like. You too? Reading my normal fare—historical … Continue reading Three books that helped me escape
Having just spent time in China while reading The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane with its themes of family ties … Continue reading Why do people leave?
Today would have been my mother’s 95th birthday. This Nevada Appeal column published on July 14, 2004, just ten days … Continue reading Coming home to a place I’ve never been
Fannie Flagg never fails to find humor and wisdom in everyday life and I am never disappointed when I pick … Continue reading Book report: What will the neighbors say?