Thursday, April 30, 2015
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Friday, April 17, 2015
Marshall barely survives his birth! As a child, his is fortunate to be adopted by wealthy Americans; he is given much freedom to roam around his parent's estate on the Hudson; he learns to climb, he hops freight trains, he is all about rugged adventure. But that doesn't begin to tell of the richly woven tapestry of the narration. If you ever read and liked "A Soldier in the Great War" by this same author, you will understand: the scenes in the book simply come alive in your head as you read; different scenes, repeatedly. Amazing story, released in 1977. The occasional gem of the book like this is why I love to read!
Monday, April 13, 2015
Monday, April 6, 2015
My Goodness; a unique and slightly creepy experience--yet I am glad for the openness to exhibit such subjects without glorifying them. Usually, I credit art works on the 'Blog; in this case I decided not to mention specific artists or subjects--the museums collection can be explored on-line.
Lately, instead of eclectic patterns of selecting (usually fiction) books, I focused on works of American-centered history. "Wilde...
The venerable gentleman on the left, a life long resident of the Lexington area, has passed away. The senior family member, he was...
Halloween photo is not mine; borrowed from Facebook post of neighbor's daughter! Starting to read more non-fiction, I happened on a...
The Pacific waves were strong that day, the sound of water smashing and crashing, mixed with the fizzy noise of a trillion tiny bubbles bu...