Tilting At Windmills? What Does It Mean?

You've heard the phrase "tilting at windmills" and you probably wonder what it means, or where such a phrase even originated? After all, you...

Travel guides


Digital Books - Ebooks

5 Reasons I Love Ebooks (Digital Reading) #Books

I've watched the evolution of ebooks over the years--through advancements in devices. I've also watched long-time book geeks become ever-more enamored with digital books. Don't...
Charlotte Bront : Jane Eyre. Timbre Angleterre.

Why Jane Eyre?


Harry Potter vs Trump? Books and Politics

J.K. Rowling makes international news every time she lambasts Donald Trump with another one of her eloquent, spot-on quips. Of course, nearly anything Rowling says,...
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Princess Diana

Why Prince Charles?

By now, you've probably seen that there's a new tell-all bestseller just released about Prince Charles and our ever-beloved Princess Diana, entitled Prince Charles:...

Top Thanksgiving Books for Kids

Thanksgiving is such a fun time for family and friends to get together, share food and memories, and also enjoy fun and storytelling. Of...

Learning to Breath – ‘The Salt God’s Daughter’

Ilie Ruby's The Salt God's Daughter takes us to the beaches and fields in Southern California with an itinerant wandering of two girls and their...

A Survey of Old & Middle-English Literature – Reading

These are the works of literature that may inspire the horrified expressions on the faces of students (when they realize that the class will...

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Dino books

It Began With Dino Books… #Book Adventures

As you can probably imagine, my kids have grown up around books. They've read everything from Dr. Seuss to The Runaway Bunny--and most possible...
Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln — Man for All Ages (& Legends)

We remember Abraham Lincoln, and his image is inextricably linked with his statue. Cold, stark and unmoving -- he is larger than life. He...

‘Velveteen Rabbit’ Writing to Life #books

If you've read The Velveteen Rabbit, you likely remember the first time you picked up the book, the reading process, and even the culminating...

Banned Books

Holding hope - experience

The Grand Experiment: A Remembered Experience

Do you ever find yourself looking through past posts? I was looking back through what I'd written, from several years ago. And, the experience...