"A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one."- George R.R. Martin
★★★ This book started out with a lot of promise for me. What's not to love about the offspring of some of the greatest literary "monsters" coming together to solve a mystery? Add to that the fact that Sherlock Holmes and Watson are involved, and you've hooked me. After losing her mother, Mary Jekyll learns... Continue Reading →
Great post you should check out! The virtual tour is incredible. Beautiful library!
As we near the end of National Library Week, what better time to take an online 360-degree virtual tour of Harvard’s Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, which has been thoughtfully provided in order to promote remote access in this time of social distancing. Trust me. They’ve really outdone themselves with gorgeous high resolution views of the 105-year-old cultural landmark!
I spend a lot of time thinking about why I like certain books and dislike others. I am so in awe of people who have the talent and the courage to create, like writers, that I really don't like giving low ratings or bad reviews so I want to make sure I clearly understand what... Continue Reading →
"Picking five favorite books is like picking the five body parts you'd most like not to lose."- Neil Gaiman
I just changed the header on our blog to be more representative of the season. I realized that the last time I posted - back on March 24th - there was still snow on the ground so the picture of our house covered in snow was appropriate. No longer! I've picked something a little more... Continue Reading →
This incredible video is 4 hours of Aurora Borealis compressed into 3 minutes. A Swedish photographer used 2464 raw images to create this time lapse video. See the whole story over on io9.com.
I'm particularly excited by the new album from Stereophonics "Graffiti on the Train". Stereophonics have released eight studio albums, five of which topped the UK album charts. "Graffiti on the Train" debuted at number three. Unfortunately, they don't tour often in North America...although I remain hopeful! And here's the non-acoustic version of their song Indian... Continue Reading →
I'm loving the new release from Noah And The Whale!