The Black Tulip- Review

“You don’t know, sir, what I suffer. You don’t know the struggle going on in my heart and mind.” – The Black Tulip, Alexandre Dumas Tulips are a BIG deal in the Netherlands.  I discovered that when I visited a few months ago.  So when I started reading this book, I felt like I’d beenContinue reading “The Black Tulip- Review”

My week in books and tea 8.25.19

How is there just one week in August left? Hard to believe. I posted a review for The Twelve Tribes of Hattie here. I’m looking forward to the long weekend this week to attend my annual book festival. But until then here’s how this week turned out. What I finished The Myth of Perpetual SummerContinue reading “My week in books and tea 8.25.19”

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie – Review

In the first of twelve chapters, it’s 1925 and we meet a young black girl of fifteen named Hattie. Hattie left the state of Georgia for what she dreams is a better life in Philadelphia married to a man named August. Each chapter is named for one or more of Hattie’s children. In the firstContinue reading “The Twelve Tribes of Hattie – Review”

My week in books and tea 8.11.19

This week’s editon is different for a few reasons. I’ve been out of town and read very little while away. I’m still a bit jet lagged so trying to formulate complete thoughts could potentially go awry. As I thought about jumping back into the weekly post routine, I wanted to try this instead. Since I’veContinue reading “My week in books and tea 8.11.19”

My week in books and tea 7.14.19

Enjoying several fun outings throughout the week proved to be just what I needed. I feel like it got me out of a bit of a rut but also reminded me to look for something in each day to be grateful for. Like those moments in the car when I’m riding home and have theContinue reading “My week in books and tea 7.14.19”