A Reader’s Dilemma
Some people collect books (well, I collect books, too, but that’s not the point), I collect reading lists.
I just finished reading The Spartans by Paul Carthage. If you haven’t read it, I highly recommend it. For one thing, Carthage makes them approachable. He reminds me of my high school teacher, Mr. Sullivan, who wisely thought the best way to get his group of sometimes very rowdy teenagers to engage with medieval history was to have…
Dreaming of summer
It’s cold. Really cold. Like, frostbite cold. I confess, winter is NOT my favorite season and January is definitely NOT my favorite month (at least weather wise). Don’t get me wrong, I like to see snow once or twice in the winter but let it snow over a weekend where I sit inside next to a…
Reading is my first choice of leisurely activity when I have a few free moments tucked in around everyone’s busy schedules. I remember as a kid hiding under the covers at night with a flashlight reading until all hours of the night while my parents thought I was sleeping. Sadly, 14% of the adult population…