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Autumn on Prince Edward Island
My husband and I started out married life in an apartment near the University of California, Berkeley. When I began working in the library there, I wou...
"Still round the corner there may wait,
A new road or a secret gate."
—J. R. R. Tolkien
Question: What do these baby raccoons have in common with author J. R. R. Tolkien?
I first heard about Bookcrossing.com from my Scottish reading friend, Allison M. She writes in her blog about releasing three books "into the wild" on her holiday to Poland recently...
The temperature had dropped to 7° F, and I was worried.
On winter walks, I always watch for one of my favorite birds—the ones with the charming name—Golden...
"Each of us has something to give that no one else has."
As I took a walk around my favorite lake, I snapped a quick picture. When I came home and checked my camera, I found this su...
Mary Stewart Moment #1
I had a delightful and unexpected “Mary Stewart" moment this week—a perfect way to celebrate the author’s birthday anniversary on September 17th. In my previou...
Do you remember the posters of your childhood?
I especially recall the ones I saved up for with pennies, nickels and dimes earned from doing chores. As a Beatles fan, I once counted...