Category: Books and Reading

  • book reading update Jan 2024

    book reading update Jan 2024

    Before We were Yours I read the synopsis and was a little hesitant about reading it. What caught my attention was the story is inspired by real families and a true scandal which took place before WW2: Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over…

  • 2023 Summer Edition – Part 2

    A Few Interesting Websites I read another book in July and August! A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry https://openlibrary.org/books/OL8076133M/A_Fine_Balance The story explores the lives of the poor, middle class and the wealthy in India through a group of main characters whose lives intertwine throughout the novel. Not a book full of joy and happy endings,…

  • 2023 Summer Edition – Part 1

    What I’m Reading I bought this book at the Salvation Army Thrift Shop in Huntsville, Ontario when I was there in October 2022. I never got to read it until this year. It is an interesting read, but not a page turner (at least for me). Barack pours out pages of thought on the human…

  • I’ve Been Here Too Long

    I arrived on September 7th and this post date is November 7th. I’ve been working on straightening the building as you can see it’s desperately needed. The long term forecast is calling for snow and I may have stayed passed my welcome. Getting out of here during a snowstorm would not be fun. Reading? Who…