The Garden Party and Other Stories – Review

Do short stories demand more or less of our attention? As I make room for them in my reading these days, I’m finding they require more attention and space in between reading each story in the collection. Unlike a novel that sweeps you into a narrative spanning a longer time period, with multiple characters, forContinue reading “The Garden Party and Other Stories – Review”

My week in books and tea 4.28.19

I’ve spent most of the day trying to figure out if I should include my April wrap up info in this post since the month ends in just two days. But I think I will get some books finished so I’ll hold off for now. I can wrap up my tea challenge because I’ve includedContinue reading “My week in books and tea 4.28.19”

My week in books and tea 4.21.19

I’m not baking anything this week but here’s a piece of the lemon tea bread from last week. Taste testers revealed (1) it’s a keeper and (2) samples were too small. I’d hoped to have a piece with tea one day after work, but mysteriously there was only a small piece left. My husband maintainsContinue reading “My week in books and tea 4.21.19”

My week in books and tea 4.7.19

Stop and enjoy all the lovely flowering blossoms, not just the roses! Why limit yourself when there are so many colorful and beautiful blooms all around? One of my favorite things is taking a moment to enjoy the marvels of beauty I encounter. With all of my observations this week , I didn’t finish muchContinue reading “My week in books and tea 4.7.19”