Jet Lag and Opportunities and Ideas #SundaySalon

Time: // 7:44 am. The scene: // My first Sunday Salon post after our three-week trip to England. We have a touch of fall here in Missouri — yellow leaves on renewed green grass after some rain. Listening to: // The Barr Brothers — a … Continue reading →

Book Characters at my Lunch Table #Top10Tuesday

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic at The Broke and The Bookish is a back to school theme:  Top Ten Book Characters That Would Be Sitting At My Lunch Table. 1 and 2. Harriet the Spy and Jo from Little Women so … Continue reading →

My Gateway Books — a Top Ten Tuesday List

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic at The Broke and The Bookish are the “gateway” books or authors along our reading journey. Here are mine: 1. Dr. Seuss, my first favorite author. 2. The Boxcar Children, the first series I loved. 3. … Continue reading →

Louisiana Public Library

As I wrote yesterday, I’m posting a couple of “reading tales” about learning to love books in honor of Dewey’s Read-a-Thon tomorrow. Yesterday featured A Reading Tale — Guest Post by a friend of mine, Kathy Carlton Willis. We grew up in the … Continue reading →

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are Your Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila of Book Journey. Be sure to check out her post today to see her selections and the list of links to all the other participating bloggers. Read … Continue reading →

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s been a busy week on my little blog.  There’s still time to enter to win The Little Women Letters by Gabrielle Donnelly. Register with your favorite story or memory about Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. Details here: Literary … Continue reading →

Literary Giveaway Blog Hop and Little Women memories

I am giving away a gently read Advance Reader’s Edition of The Little Women Letters by Gabrielle Donnelly. To enter, simply leave a comment on this post sharing a memory or story about your experience with Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. I shared a story in … Continue reading →