Daily Archives: May 23, 2016




The Nightingale
“In love we find out who we want to be. In war we find out who we are.” Some books stick with you for a lifetime and The Nightingale will be one for me. Kristin Hannah brings to life the story of two sisters living in France during World War […]

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah



The Martian 1
“Also, I have duct tape. Ordinary duct tape, like you buy at a hardware store. Turns out even NASA can’t improve on duct tape.” I broke one of my rules by reading this book – Never read a book after you’ve seen the movie. Always read the book first. I […]

The Martian by Andy Weir



Made from Scratch Life 1
When I started gardening almost three years ago, I also started listening to some podcasts. Those two interests combined when I found Melissa K. Norris. I learned many gardening tips, food preservation tips and, very importantly, seed-saving tips. I couldn’t have learned to save tomato seeds the right way without […]

The Made-From-Scratch Life by Melissa K. Norris



Frozen in Time
“You have to go out, but you don’t have to come back.”  It is amazing what a person can survive. During World War II, the Allies used Greenland as a stopping point across the ocean for refueling. Several small bases were established across the island and one Coast Guard ship […]

Frozen in Time by Mitchell Zuckoff


Killing Reagan
“I know in my heart that man is good,” the inscription on Reagan’s tombstone reads, “that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.” Very few presidents have been shot at by assassins and the number who have walked away […]

Killing Reagan by Bill O’Reilly