no focus

I enjoy reading but am having a hard time getting through books this year. I began reading The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt earlier this winter.  Because it’s 784 pages long, weighs approximately five pounds, and is a 14 day loan from my library, I only made it halfway through before having to turn it back … More no focus

magazine people

My daughter and I are magazine people.  By that I mean what probably seems obvious.  We like magazines.  She actually subscribes to Vogue, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar.  I check House Beautiful, Martha Stewart Living and an occasional Vegetarian Times out at the library.  Today I even picked up an American Craft. It’s not that we … More magazine people


I recently completed a book, The Cuckoo’s Calling.  Reading it took me longer than I’d originally expected and the book ended up being overdue at the library.  When I finished it, I promptly returned it, with the plan of searching for something new to read there in the library.  Lately, most of my reading has … More non-fiction