Monthly Archives: February 2012

beach bum

My childhood vacations to Cape Cod started with a book in the car. I would read the entire four hours looking up occasionally when we passed the giant bug in Providence, the Bourne Bridge and the changing of the landscape. … Continue reading

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ice walk

Occasionally children’s books come into the store and I’m tempted to chuck all my novels and cookbooks aside to purchase a handful of beautifully illustrated story books. These two are for kids and adults alike. The fun and funky illustrations … Continue reading

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a common fate

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow said, “thy fate is the common fate of all/into each life a little rain must fall.” And so into all our lives a little death must fall. We lose people we love, objects we care for get … Continue reading

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will power of winter

Winter is not my favorite season and in the middle of February it seems largely like a test of will power. New year’s has come and gone and with that some overly ambitious resolutions have bit the dust as well. … Continue reading

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