My Book-a-licious Birthday

I received some wonderful non-book gifts (Wrath of Khan Director’s Cut DVD, come to mama! And the new crucifix that is now gracing our living room …) but for this crowd, I know that quite often the books are the thing. So let’s take a look … The Homemade Pantry: 101 Foods You Can Stop [Read More...]

Kindle Fire vs. iPad UPDATED

My husband, Tom, has been given both. (I know. Lucky fella!) I asked him this morning which was better for reading. He said that he uses them interchangeably for nighttime reading. (Which is really the only time he reads for himself and not for work.) He said that his recommendation, for the price, would be [Read More...]

Great Opening Lines: Bleak House

Since Bleak House got brought up yesterday and I have just begun it myself, I thought I’d share this bit from Dickens’ preface, which cracked me up. Once I knew that there had only been two Chancery judges at a time for several hundred years (and that was still the state at the time of [Read More...]


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