Read

` Reading makes the heart grow bigger: Reading brings you entertainment, adventure, knowledge, comfort, and hope. Reading quickens your mind, stirs your soul, fires your imagination, and enlarges  your dreams. Reading opens the door to places you’ve never been, sets the calendar to times you’ve never experienced, and introduces you to people you’ve never met. LetContinue reading “Read”

I Guess I’m Just a Book Club Dropout

People often ask me what I like to read, but almost no one asks me what I do not like to read. I wonder why? Well … of course, I know why. They just aren’t interested in what I don’t like to read, and I don’t blame them. I’m not interested either. However, today IContinue reading “I Guess I’m Just a Book Club Dropout”

Friday Fictioneers – 4/30/13 — ‘Entrusted’

Time for Friday Fictioneers again, and this week’s prompt comes from a photo by Claire Fuller.  My story is below the picture. When I do a word count, my computer counts my ellipses marks as words, but the actual word count is exactly 100.  I’m going with that. ENTRUSTED “Oh, Donovan! Am I dreaming?” “No,Continue reading “Friday Fictioneers – 4/30/13 — ‘Entrusted’”

‘Read’ Me A Story

“Will you read me a story?” Just how many times I asked that question of parents and grandparents during my growing-up years I’ll never know. But ask it I did, because I loved stories. In fact, I loved the whole idea of someone being able to pick up a book of pages filled with letters,Continue reading “‘Read’ Me A Story”

Can Anyone Help Me Find ‘Miss Read’?

I have just conceived this “brilliant” idea  which I hope will help me conclude a search that has been going on intermittently for the past couple of years.  But it’s only now that I have found some “friends,” via the blogging community, who, because they live in England, just might be able to help me. Continue reading “Can Anyone Help Me Find ‘Miss Read’?”

Please Tell Me It Kept You Up Until 3:00 A.M.

I was browsing this week through some old newspaper columns I had written and came across one that focused on Winnie the Pooh, By A. A. Milne.  In the column, I had mentioned that, had he still been with us, Milne would have turned 125 that year. But as I perused the article, I beganContinue reading “Please Tell Me It Kept You Up Until 3:00 A.M.”

“Read” Me A Story

“Will you read me a story?” Just how many times I asked that question of parents and grandparents during my growing-up years I’ll never know. But ask it I did, because I loved stories. In fact, I loved the whole idea of someone being able to pick up a book of pages filled with letters,Continue reading ““Read” Me A Story”