Favorite (new-to-me) books of 2017

Classics/Classics-inspired: Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen Hag-seed, Margaret Atwood (part of the Hogarth Shakespeare project, based on The Tempest) While I’m not sure how I managed to miss reading Northanger Abbey back in my teens when I devoured all Jane Austen, somehow, I did. But no matter. I read it back in April and grinned the … Continue reading Favorite (new-to-me) books of 2017

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Reading after a dance weekend: Laura Ingalls Wilder

My mom still has an old Singer sewing machine. In disuse, yes – as a sewing machine; it makes a great table – but I loved playing with it as a child. Lifting the lid to pull the machine out, pumping the treadle, watching the wheel spin…I love that machine. It is indelibly linked in … Continue reading Reading after a dance weekend: Laura Ingalls Wilder