Faith & Truth / Family Life / The English Teacher / Uncategorized

“Until then, we’ll have to muddle through somehow…”

Because I’m supposed to be grading papers, I’m finding all sorts of ways to avoid doing it. Thankfully, I have a hair appointment in just a little while, so why even try to get into the grading groove?  (My husband tells me I need ‘time management’ help. Yes. Yes, I do.) Because it’s December, I … Continue reading

Family Life / On Reading / The Social Network

Forgotten Pleasure: The Public Library

Thanks to amazon.com and Barnes and Noble, books in some abundance occupy this house. Only the more recent acquisitions are due to those mega-volume retailers, of course. Beloved university bookstores, rummage sales along the way, ‘book-of-the-month’ clubs, borrowed-and-never-returned favorites, a good many gifts and inherited collections (The Hardy Boys Mysteries among them) line the shelves … Continue reading