It’s Monday! Cinco de Mayo edition

Happy Cinco de Mayo! It’s finally feeling like spring here. We had a glorious day yesterday and looking forward to another today. Lots of bookish fun on the blog this week: 11 random facts about me for Readers’ Workouts Books … Continue reading →

What Am I Reading? A Monday Reading post because I’ve lost track

Did you see the Full Moon? I missed the eclipse but had a rare opportunity to take photos of the moon at the Missouri Botanical Garden. For British Isles Friday, I posted about a cooking class for British foods with … Continue reading →

Iambic Pentameter and Other Terms #WondrousWordsWednesday

For National Poetry Month, I’m reading A Poetry Handbook by Mary Oliver and finding some delightful words to share for Wondrous Words Wednesday. Last week, the words were about the sounds that letters make. This week, I learned (and re-learned) … Continue reading →

TransAtlantic flight over Quicksilver — Monday Reading

Last week was busy on my blog! We had another week of great posts for British Isles Friday — it seems there was some pent-up energy for posts about Great Britain and Ireland in the book blogging community. Don’t miss … Continue reading →

Steampunk, costermonger, and poetry — Monday reading

The first British Isles Friday blog hop worked great last week! We had many participants with a variety of posts from book reviews to TV show commentary to trip photos — including a description of tea with the Queen! Check … Continue reading →