Bookish in the Mitten

Book reviews, book recommendations, book talk, and a little knitting

I was thinking last evening that I miss the comfort of hearing the grownups talk – parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles laughing, sharing family news, playing cards while we kids / teenagers / young adults hung around the sidelines or listened from the next room. My father died in 2017 (in fact, tomorrow is the …

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Here’s something to soothe your spirit. I took this video while on a walk in a light rain tonight. Feel free to download, and it’s ok to share but please include a link to this blog if you share. Thanks.

When I was hiking in one of our beautiful county parks today (cloudy and damp, about 55 degrees – perfect weather for a hike in my opinion) I was accompanied by a bluebird. One of these beauties flew ahead of me for about the length of a football field. It waited on one branch until …

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