Post Archives tagged ‘books’



Visiting the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers

Posted on: March 17th, 2014 by
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berkshiregirlThis weekend, I decided to come out of my hibernation and face this never-ending winter that has everybody moaning and groaning.  I had told myself recently, that I wasn't going to go out in the elements( except when absolutely necessary), until I could go out in my flip flops and short sleeves.  I know, not a Continue reading the story "Visiting the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers"

Opening children’s eyes to the fun in reading!

Posted on: March 6th, 2014 by
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Family Literacy NightEvery year, my children's elementary school holds a literacy night, inviting families to come and participate in the fun of reading.  The theme of this year's event was entitled, 'Literacy Knight', and of course centered around medieval times.  There were fantastic cardboard 'castles', set up all throughout the school.  As part of the event, Continue reading the story "Opening children’s eyes to the fun in reading!"

Independent bookstores rock!

Posted on: January 14th, 2014 by
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Put me in a bookstore, and I can happily browse for hours.  If it's a big bookstore, I would stay for days, if I were able. Though I have been known to frequent the larger chains, and mega stores in the bigger cities, my favorite bookstores are small, independent shops.... They tend to be unique, often suited to the owners tastes, or to the tastes of Continue reading the story "Independent bookstores rock!"