I’ve been blogging on this page for eight years now. It’s kind of hard to believe that my oldest child was five months old when I began. Here I am, two more children later (and the youngest is 5 months old), and I struggle to find time to read the books I love let alone

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Today I thought I’d share some fun facts about Homer, an author I’m currently reading: Homer.  I wanted to share these fun facts about Homer anyway, and so it will fit right in to my review of The Iliad that will come. It’s interesting to note that my chosen author, Homer, may not really have

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Answers to Sunday’s post 1. (a) A.A. Milne (b) Simon Winchester (c) Alexander McCall-Smith 2. Guy de Maupassant 3. (a) Amy Tan (b) Terry Tempest Williams (c) Sherman Alexie (d) Robert Hass 4. Robert Hass 6. Winston Churchill The winner was gag who guessed all correct (!) except Terry Tempest Williams. NIce job! And nice

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Favorite Authors When I was a child, I would go to the library on my bike with a backpack full of already-consumed books, return them, and get another full backpack full of to-be-read books. Sometimes I’d go through a series, reading every single one as they were available at the library. Other times I went

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