Once again it’s Monday and I finished Novella Carpenter’s Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer over the weekend. The review is typed up and I’ll be posting it tomorrow. I’ve decided I need to get better at spacing my reviews out over regular intervals rather than in random clumps. I loved this book. So much that I’ll say it again – I loved … Continue reading It’s Monday, What are you reading?
It’s Monday and, well, my tea is cold. That kind of says it all, doesn’t it? I’ve been trucking through Second Nature by Michael Pollan. I want to get back to my reading and finish it up today. But it’s sooooo good I feel it’s only fair to share. As for passing animals, there’s no shortage of these. The scents and hues of ripeness in … Continue reading It’s Monday… it’s still Monday….
Yeah, yeah… it’s cold and windy and snowy out here on the East Coast. Probably not everyone’s idea of perfect gardening weather, but stay with me on this for a minute. Seed catalogs have started arriving in the mail. I went out and bought some graph paper to figure out what’s going where. No weeding needs to be done yet. Sure no planting either, but … Continue reading It’s Monday… & January is Gardening Month!
Another Monday is here and a literary awards week is behind us. So what did everyone think? I’ve never read anything by Hilary Mantel, though I already own Wolf Hall. This weekend I went out and purchased two more of her novels: A Change of Climate & Vacant Possession. Both books are described as black comedies on the back cover – perfect October & November … Continue reading It’s Monday! What Am I Reading?
Another Monday is upon us… *yawn*. Fortunately, this week should be a bit more exciting than most: October is the month of book awards! October 6th – 2009 Man Booker Prize Winner Announced October 8th – Nobel Prize for Literature Announced October 13th – 20 Finalists for the National Book Award are Announced (come on guys – you couldn’t come up with something snappier???) Also, … Continue reading It’s Monday? What Am I Reading?