General Moo

Reader Tools: Bloglovin’

I’m slowly transitioning some of my blog’s bells and whistles from Blogger to WordPress. Today it’s Bloglovin’s turn. Follow my blog with Bloglovin If you haven’t heard of Bloglovin, it’s a free blog reader. You create a free account and… Read More ›

Pride Month Reading

Today is the last day of Pride Month. Did you read a book or poems or anything by an LGBTQ writer? I had planned to read James Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room (1956), but June ended up being a wonderfully crazy-busy month… Read More ›

New Thoreau Stamp

There’s a new literary postage stamp on the block! The United States Postal Service issued this stamp honoring the life and legacy of American writer and naturalist Henry David Thoreau on May 23, 2017. Get it at your local U.S…. Read More ›

Just Us Humans

My favorite picture of Laura & Lola On Saturday, December 26, 2015 we put down our beloved dog Lola. She had tumors in her throat that were slowly cutting off her ability to breathe. Surgery wasn’t an option. For the… Read More ›

Bookends of Steel

I came across these fabulous bookends at our favorite antique shop on the shoreline, The Trove in Old Saybook, CT. The style doesn’t fit my current decorative scheme, but mainly these wrenches are just so HUGE–the tallest book pictured is… Read More ›

Spring Bloggiesta

It’s time for a little spring cleaning, both in my house on here on the blog. This year’s Spring Bloggiesta is a whole week long! Bloggiesta is a time when book bloggers come together to work on the nuts &… Read More ›