Category Archives: reading / books

No such animal as the Ideal Husband

There is no such animal as the Ideal Husband but there is a play by the same name penned by Oscar Wilde (OW).  Periodically I like to reread OW plays as they are so clever, insightful and humorous.  I am certain everyone … Continue reading

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Diesel – the Cat in the Stacks

What are you reading these days? Who do you recommend to your reader friends?  I enjoy relaxing and reading, and yesterday I continued my exploration of a new author, Miranda James – the author of the Cat in the Stacks … Continue reading

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Sunshine On My Shoulders

Beach Boys – Kokomo Here in the Okanagan valley, we have skipped from a coolish spring, to very comfortable early summer days.  This is valley of daylight hours, we get plenty, and in a valley where there are few days … Continue reading

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MICRO – A book recommendation (author Michael Crichton)

I thought it would be only fair to continue to share my thoughts about other books as I read them. I say this of course because my regular reader knows I have mentioned other authors I enjoy before. I enjoy … Continue reading

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Leonardo Da Vinci – The Risk Taker

Finding time and inspiration is all it takes to do blogging. Sometimes I have neither, and other times I enjoy one and not the other.  Then I have inspiring thoughts which, in the light of day, seem less brilliant. So … Continue reading

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Simple Words Say it Best

I know I have mentioned it before,  I have been reading the books of Alexander McCall  Smith and they take place in Botwana. The heroine in the series I have been reading called No. Ladies Detective Agency is Precious Ramotswe. … Continue reading

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And the Inspiring beat goes on, Animal beat the drums!

I wonder if I could write a book.  I remember my writing in high school and although I thought it was interesting reading; I doubt I would think so if I read it now.     I read an interesting … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned Slowly

More than a week since my last blog, although I have had some ideas for some posts but am spending more time reading these days.  A few weeks ago I asked one of the librarians to recommend to me some … Continue reading

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For A better life, take time to Play

I like to read and so life is balance of updating this blog, reading library books, spending time with family, playing games and always there are the chores of regular life, and maintaining a home. I suspect that some people … Continue reading

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No more Mr. Nice Guy

One internet source I read often is called Simple Marriage – the discussions on this site are invariably thought provoking and interesting. The latest discussion is about “Nice Guys” and I suspect while I am not in complete agreement with … Continue reading

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