How I hate to learn from the news or on Facebook that there’s a celebration for a special day and I’m unprepared.
The de Grummond Book Group came up with another excellent book selection in Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly.
Like many a leader, The Boss and his sidekick begin orders with “you need to” statements so there is no question about who needs to follow orders.
I don’t think my nine-year head start was the reason that my sister Ruth recommended I Love Growing Older, but I’ll Never Grow Old.
Some things and some people don’t know when to quit.
Heather Montgomery is at it again – making the study of animals a lot of fun with her new book Little Monsters of the Ocean: Metamorphosis Under the Waves.
At Oak Grove Public Library, the library I frequent most often, a new wrinkle has been the final line in my checkout slip and on the email they send to document my loans.
The prologue (love a good prologue!) sets a backstory for the mystery to come – the mystery part a foregone conclusion with a book titled A Baker Street Wedding.
Joseph has lost his staff. The moss on the manger roof is splotchy. The donkey has no ears and the cow only one of her horns.
If Christmas is coming there must be a Richard Paul Evans book as well.
What, you might ask, do Scrooge, the Grinch, and Al have in common? Quite a bit it turns out.
My interest in epilepsy began in grade school when I saw a girl sitting a couple of benches ahead of me having a grand mal seizure.
I like living here in Hattiesburg. I really do, but I miss autumn.
As a rule of thumb, I have an aversion to people who take a favorite book and either make a movie or add extensions of any kind to it. The more I loved it, the worse I take offense to any deviation
To be fair, the lady on the phone from the insurance company called less than an hour after the accident and had no way of knowing I was in the middle of a reasonably contained mob waiting turns to talk to judges.
Of course, I could not leave picture book week without a contribution from Ezra Jack Keats. Apt. 3is a current favorite.
Planning Thanksgiving dinner for a Mississippian with a daughter-in-law who grew up in New Hampshire first of all requires a definition of terms.
My third choice for this picture book month is nonfiction with a biography of one of the first African American congressmen, The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch.
Ever helpful as my first reader and assuming I can turn out a blog on any subject, Al called me outside to see his discovery that had popped up overnight. “Can you write a blog about mushrooms?”
Customarily, I have introduced my grandson Benjamin to picture books I think he will enjoy. In this case, he returned the favor by introducing me to The Snail and the Whale.