Christmas Travels

We’re off! At least we will be Thursday. I should be back in this space on December 30, gearing up for what I hope will be a productive new year. Nineteenth century travel sounds hazardous and uncomfortable but I’m not sure airports during dodgy weather, colds and flu season is such a bargain either. Wish […]

“Christmas” Gifts For My Readers

  Christmas in July—and August as well! The heat here is oppressive. Thinking about the winter holidays may just be what we need to cool down. Here is a gift and a giveaway. Take a chance! You might win. Click here for a gift From Caroline Warfield Click here for even more from the Bluestocking […]

Throwback Thursday Books

It’s Throwback Thursday and my mind is on books again. Two weeks ago I wrote about childhood reading and claimed that I could not remember a many examples of  fiction from childhood. Perhaps I exaggerated. Comments here and in social media reminded me of several: Johnny Tremain, A Light in the Forest, and Misty of […]