Category: books

Starting Fresh

Starting Fresh
I have never been the type to make resolutions. Frankly (and sadly) I lack the self discipline to follow through. For that reason, I am a chubby woman with a disorganized house.  I am a barely passable cook, and a terrible baker. I have spurts of domestic efficiency, followed by ambivalent indolence. The bar is... Read more »

Part 2: Christmas Memory Book: A Gallery

This Bad poem got me started.
So….here are some captures of my Christmas Story.  The books I made last year were my favorite gifts to give my kids- so much better than sweaters. I hope some people will be inspired to copy my little “project” for their gift giving, or to annex to their own holiday celebrations.  I’m sure there are... Read more »

The Interestings

The Interestings
I have just finished an amazing book by Meg Wolitzer, The Interestings.  The one sentence synopsis would read “six teenagers meet at a creative arts camp, and their friendship sustains them for the next four decades.” That is grossly inadequate. The kids who huddle in a teepee at 15 declare themselves The Interestings, and set... Read more »
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