I’m “overdue”for an update… . . . so I’m sharing a photo of my new coffee cup along with general news (below). Due dates range from 1965 to the late 1970s. I’ve joined the Goodreads Reading Challenge with a reading goal of 50 books in 2021. I hope to double that, which is very challenging…… Continue reading Update
I don’t share all of my posts from Your Book Group here, but this poem by Walt Whitman moved me. I’m posting here in honor of Presidents’ Day (US holiday). https://www.yourbookgroup.com/monday-morning-whitman-in-honor-of-abraham-lincoln/
Photo by Ylanite Koppens on Pexels.com Greetings on this beautiful Michigan winter morning! I’ve got my coffee, a cat on my lap – and I’ve got a few books going . . . . I just finished The Ten Thousand Doors of January (Alix E. Harrow) and will review it after an online book discussion.…… Continue reading Nightstand – February 12 2021
Hello! I’ve decided to use this blog for more regional and personal posts but I will include links to book posts at my other website, Your Book Group. We are expecting quite the snow dump and frigid temps over the next day or so here in West Michigan. We are well below our cumulative snowfall…… Continue reading Snow Day
Visit Your Book Group to read the full text of Poe’s short story “The Masque of the Red Death.” It’s creepy – not suprisingly.
Hey! I’m seeing some new followers and new likes, which makes me happy. What would make me even happier if is you would like and follow my NEWER blog, http://www.yourbookgroup.com. See you over at the new blog! Be sure to read my most recent post so you know my plans for this week.
We went to Holland State Park to catch the late afternoon sunset today. This is one of the few beaches along our coastline with no major erosion, so I was able to walk about 300 feet from our parking spot to the edge of the waves -so close my shoes got wet when some of…… Continue reading Relax with these waves.
The new website is up and running; come see me at Your Book Group. You can navigate with the red menu above photo. To get ideas for what to read next, click on “What to Read Next” and choose your genre. To see all the titles I have reviewed click on All Reviewed Titles. The…… Continue reading I’ve moved. Come visit!
Reading a poem is a form of meditation. It requires attention to every word, and awareness of the preceding words as well – one has to be fully present when reading, if one wants to understand the poem. The Academy of American Poets has a website in which you can search for poets and poems,…… Continue reading Poetry
I know – what happened to “I’ll update every week?” Life happened, I guess. Working my day job while building the new website, which has had its share of technical issues (which I’m proud to say I solved) takes a fair amount of time, and when I’m not navigating life (cooking, shopping, laundry, cat wrangling…… Continue reading Update and a review