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Time traveled

We are all time travelers. We travel daily through time in our lives, one minute after another, one...

 

In the story

“His thoughts seemed more distant, less audible within his own mind. It was as though a mental...

 

The stars are not for man

Could it be a true statement, that the stars are not for man? Man has reached into the stars,...

 

Threads

When a book starts with “Theresienstadt Ghetto, June 1944,” you know immediately some serious...

 

A dog's life

Many people realized during the long year of COVID isolation in 2020, that pets are a great source o...

 

A guilty pleasure

Do you ever feel like choosing a guilty pleasure book? I don’t mean something hot or risqué but...

 

The short of it

They say good things come in small packages. I have witnessed that myself in life, from sparkling...

 

Brave new worlds

It has been many years since Frodo managed to get the ring to Mordor, that the Elves left earth in...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    July 3, 2021

A classic in the making

As a child (and even as an adult), I have loved Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride at Disneyland. Found in...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    June 5, 2021

Two roads diverged

The Road Not Taken By Robert Frost, 1916 Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    May 22, 2021

May I have a word?

Do you have a special collection of treasured items, set on display or wrapped carefully and put...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    May 8, 2021

Where would you like to go?

Travel has been curtailed for over a year now, and even though things are loosening up a bit from re...

 

Musical words

Music is often used to set a mood, to express emotion or serves as a backdrop to other activities....

 

What reading mood are you in?

Some people stick to one genre, reading consistently to their heart’s content. It may be one...

 

Irish cowboys and more

Imagine sitting in a 1901 dentist chair, waiting for a tooth to be pulled, and the dentist starts...

 

A salute to book clubs

Have you ever started a book club? Do you attend a club? Are you looking for one? There are all...

 

Loving all creatures, great and small

The emerald green hillsides of “All Creatures Great and Small” in PBS’s current series of...

 

Be my Valentine

Sometimes people are sad when Valentine’s Day comes around. Having no special sweetheart of their...

 

Soup it up!

When the weather turns cold, soup calls my name! Vegetable soup, chicken noodle, tomato and split...

 

One last look back

Happy New Year! Stepping into a new year is good. A fresh start. A clean slate, where we can take...

 

Candy canes and sugar plums

In the classic “Twas The Night Before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore, one of my favorite...

 

A novel idea

The paper is thicker and glossy. The cover is sturdy. They still offer serials, but also complete st...

 

Thankfulness ...

A diverse and varied host of religious and non-religious people annually celebrate Thanksgiving in t...

 

New takes on old tales

It has become a popular tradition to retell fairy tales. From Brothers Grimm to Hans Christian...

 

Hair-raising!

Have you felt prickles crawling across the back of your neck, your hair raising straight up on your...

 

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