A Man Called Ove

I didn’t want this book to end. I wanted to keep on reading more about Ove and the situations he gets into. The book is both humorous and sad. It’s written in present tense in conversational tone. Ove is a … Continue reading

Norman Rockwell Moment

The e-cards I sent this year included an audio file of a child singing “Silent Night.” That has always been my favorite Christmas carol. I love the simple melody and lyrics, and it reminds me of my own childhood when … Continue reading

Beryl Markham West with the Night

Beryl Markham was a fascinating and controversial person – horsewoman, author, and aviatrix involved in more than one scandal. After reading her adventurous memoir, West with the Night, Ernest Hemingway wrote, “I was completely ashamed of myself as a writer.” … Continue reading