Category Archives: books / reading

Jane Eyre nights

Do you read yourself to sleep? Sometimes I do. Thirteen years ago I often did. 1998 was a terrible year for me. So much drama in my hands I was hardly aware of what was going on in the world. … Continue reading

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So far so good

Ayutthya, the Thai ancient capital has been inundated since last week.  According to news updates, Bangkok is next.  Photos and video footages, while informative are scary. I’m listing this week’s highlights as I go. Think, think… sounds like this will … Continue reading

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Brown, Czerny and Hanon

The very first gifts that I remember I received from my parents were books.  Among the pile was an animal picture book featuring a rhino in a birthday party. That set off my love for reading.  My father later introduced … Continue reading

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Northanger reverie

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort – Jane Austen and when it’s raining and there’s hot chocolate with magenta silk to wear the package is perfect. Things that have kept me from blogging have calmed down.  … Continue reading

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More sense, more sensibility

When I asked CJ a few hours ago on the phone what was he doing, he said, “I want to eat lollipop.”  The rest of his replies gave me ideas for our summer plans. Helicopter tour I was ready to … Continue reading

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New finds

“A time to look over our week, recall blessings great and small and pick our five favorites to share” Visit Susanne at Living to Tell the Story for more. 1. Red Riding Hood and Black Swan. I liked RRH. The … Continue reading

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Therapeutic moaning anneals national neurosis

These are my reading adventures of the week. From Wendy Bancroft , a comment she posted in Bibliotherapy group on Book Blogs: …how do you help a child to learn about the tension between protection of brother and desire to … Continue reading

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