BOOK LIST: Mine-Not-Theirs in No Particular Order. Part Five.

Literature and Illustration for Children and Adolescents Elsewhere on this blog is a post about my Children’s Book Collection. This post will select several books from that collection which are my favorites. I often read adolescent literature in between more difficult-to-read-and-remember books. Since I don’t have children at home any …

BOOK LIST: Mine-Not-Theirs in No Particular Order. Part Four

Introduction to Part Four. Here is list number four. As time passes, I will add comments to many of the books. Tom has been the one who has prodded me to make these lists so that I will remember the important things I have learned from my lifetime of reading. …

BOOK LIST: Mine-Not-Theirs in No Particular Order. Part Three

Here is Part Three of Five Parts. These five lists constitute my Book List. They are the results of my effort to remember what I have read, what I have liked and what I have not enjoyed reading and why. I frequently read fiction as a diversion from the difficulty …

BOOK LIST: Mine-Not-Theirs In No Particular Order. Part Two.

  Introduction to Part Two Part Two Contains some titles without commentary. I will add the commentary as I find the time. This is Part Two of Five lists of books I have read and want to remember for many reasons. Among those about which I have commented are many …

Gathered Together: I Can’t Find My Shoes 2020

I couldn’t resist including the most often uttered phrase during the week of the Family Gathering. The younger the child, the more likely he or she was to repeat it.  I CAN’T FIND MY SHOES. Even though I put a laundry basket by the back door, flip-flops ended up in …

Gathered Together: Great Grandpa Ray’s Old Stereo 2020

The stereo from The Ranch. Grandpa Ray and Grandma Mildred Watrous lived in Bicknell, Utah for the last years of their lives. The place where they lived was lovingly called “The Ranch” and our children have many memories of the sights, smells and sounds associated with it. One of the …

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