Category Archives: Reading

What I’m Reading and Listening to This Week

I Always Loved You by Robin Oliveira imagines the relationship between painters Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas. I’ve had to put it down temporarily to focus on some teaching prep, but so far, it’s a lovely novel that evokes the … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading and Listening To This Week

This week, I’m catching up on my podcasts. I’ve changed my subscribe setting to unsubscribe for all of them, and I’m going through my list and listening to each episode. Here are a few I’m looking forward to hearing: The … Continue reading

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Worth Reading #6: Catching Up!

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a Worth Reading post. I have been reading, but not as much as I would like to be. Some good books found their way into my collection over the past few months, … Continue reading

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A Poem for Your Pleasure: Almond Blossom by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence : The Poetry Foundation

Almond Blossom by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence : The Poetry Foundation.

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On the Banks of (the muddy and rising) Plum Creek: A Weekend on the Laura Ingalls Wilder Trail

It began, as all good road trips do, with drinks and dinner. My friend Tina was in Florida on business, and our conversation veered from books we were currently reading to beloved childhood books. The Little House books came up, followed … Continue reading

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Revisiting My Favorites

A few nights ago, while sipping red wine, a friend and I discussed rereading books from our childhood and how our opinions and perceptions have changed since we first read them. She brought up reading The Good Earth with her … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Kickoff

My kids are out of school; we have a couple upcoming trips scheduled. It’s time to read! Here are the books in my to-be-read pile: Stoner by John Williams. A couple months ago, the interwebs were buzzing with news of … Continue reading

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