The first Lord Peter Wimsey detective story I ever read was Five Red Herrings. I have to admit that … Continue reading Challenge #3. A classic by a woman author- Strong Poison, by Dorothy L. Sayers.
I love the transitions that April brings, when finally –finally– the plants come alive. Willow buds and plum blossoms stand … Continue reading April Milestones
My copy- correction, my Grandparent’s copy- of the Problem of Pain is a beautifully vintage book. The tawny pages … Continue reading Challenge #2: A 20th century classic- The Problem of Pain, by C.S. Lewis
I love creating scenes and stories, but Inspiration has an odd sense of timing. Ideas usually seem to come while … Continue reading Reforged
I picked up The Picture of Dorian Gray because the idea of the story intrigued me. It’s certainly … Continue reading Challenge #7: A Gothic or horror classic- The Picture of Dorian Gray, by Oscar Wilde
I was saddened to hear that Stuart McLean, host and writer for the radio show The Vinyl Café, had died … Continue reading The Gift of the Goat
The idea of a youth making survival in the wild world, animals as their companions, has always intrigued me. … Continue reading Challenge # 11: An award-winning classic – Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O’Dell