Three Cities; Three Local Coffee Shops to Check Out

I've been reluctant to publish on this blog exactly where I live, but it's getting to the point where I'm really owning the cities I've lived in. I'm old enough now to not feel stuck in one place (thank goodness for my ugly old Honda), and so I can appreciate a city's culture much more …

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Book Review: The Illustrated Book of Sayings by Ella Frances Sanders

Goodreads Description Ella Frances Sanders's first book, Lost in Translation, captured the imagination of readers with its charmingly illustrated words that have no direct English translation. Now, the New York Times-bestselling author is back with an illustrated collection that addresses the nuances of language in the form of sayings from around the world. From the …

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Book Review: A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Back Cover Synopsis: Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail.  The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes -- and to a writer with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless …

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