High tea at the Ritz-Carlton isn’t an everyday occurrence for me, as you can probably imagine. And yet, my dear friend Kit felt it was important to treat me for my birthday. She was such a sweet lady, always thinking of others and always giving of herself. Having tea in […]
Category: Book Reviews
This collection has books from several authors I know and love and several authors who are not as familiar to me. In the interest of keeping the review a reasonable length, I am sharing my thoughts on three of the stories. The rating is based on the highest rated.
It is easy to look at things someone else does and consider it to be a much worse sin than our own. After all, in comparison to Hitler, how bad could I possibly be, right? I think we become much more like the Pharisees than we would ever want to […]
As the shore faded away in the distance, I remembered a very important detail. I get seasick. Having not been on many boats in my life, it is easy to see why I would forget this important detail. The interesting thing about this is that if I can see land, […]
“Why are you so happy?” The stranger in the grocery store stopped me to ask the question when I was eleven or twelve.
My hubby and I enjoy collecting seashells when we walk along the shore. We have a number of different ones that we have collected over the years. The funny thing is, we don’t even necessarily care if they are “perfect”. The colors and textures of a broken spiral shell can […]
“These are like steak brownies!”
It is the strangest compliment I’ve ever gotten on my baking, but in some ways, one of the nicest.
The B twins. Just hearing their name caused a shudder in those who had babysat them. They were known for getting into mischief and creating a lot of work for those tending them. What I discovered, however, was that these boys were a lot of fun. Yeah, they did have […]
I appreciate how from the very start I was pulled into the world of Mountain Home, Colorado, 1887. That is, after all, one of the reasons I read historical novels.
“If we run, maybe we can catch up with them!”
We had overslept and the bus already left with those from our group who were climbing Mt. Sinai. We made it outside at some crazy early hour and the bus was just returning.