As a writer and reader of fiction, I am always excited to defend the genre of fiction against those who consider it to be useless. I know, personally, how extremely important the lessons, examples and friendships in fictional stories can be to readers. Little did I know that Thomas Jefferson believed this as well! … Continue reading Thomas Jefferson Defends Fiction
Kellie Falconer of the lovely blog, Accordion to Kellie, is throwing a magnificent blog party! Up until a couple of weeks ago, I had no idea how a blog party worked. Though I'm still very much a novice in the whole "blog party" business, I am quite enjoying my very first introduction to it! It's … Continue reading The Literary Heroine Blog Party
I just finished reading Charles Dickens's Great Expectations. Words fail me. I'm still glowing with the delightful feeling I always get when I finish an excellent book. I hope you have experienced it at least once in your life: a satisfied, quiet, peaceful feeling that usually comes after a good laugh or a good cry, … Continue reading Great Expectations
It's not a very good picture, and I did forget to add a nose onto my snowman, but I have been wanted to do this Calvin and Hobbes snowman my entire life! 😀 I hope you all are staying warm and enjoying the beauty of this cold weather!