Curl up with a good book

Oct 18

Birds of a Feather: a book of idioms and silly pictures by Vanita Oelschlager is a delightful, colorful book filled with fun idioms (many bird related). Each idiom has a vibrant, silly illustration depicting the literal take on the sayings, such as “Bird of feather, flock together” and “Wild Good Chase”. My very favorite was “Ants in your pants” hahahahaha…...

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Travel me storied…

Feb 03

I happened upon some lovely book-related things… a picture and a poem. I am not certain who wrote the poem, I found it in a book but it says it was written anonymously (I found out who it was, see below). I will share them both with you. I hope you like them. The poem: I’ve travelled [sic] the world twice over, Met the famous; saints and sinners, Poets...

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Moby Dick Snow Sculpture

Jan 16

This beautiful and creative snow sculpture was carved at the Winter Carnival in Québec City by Team Mexico (Horacio Castrejón Galván (captain), Luis Alberto Campomanes Martinez and Hermann Seedorf de Colombres). The team said the following about their sculpture, To carve snow is an occasion to tell a history, it is a space to say something. This time, the tale of...

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The Story of Forgetting by Stefan Merrill Block

Aug 08

I read a lot. Good books. Bad books. All sorts in between. Every now and again I come across a book so well-written, so engaging, so worth reading I find myself saddened at the mere thought of it ending even as I eagerly plow through the story. Today, I stumbled upon one of these books, The Story of Forgetting. I am simply awestruck by this debut novel written by...

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