Every summer, near the Fourth of July, I try to read a history of the American Revolution or a biography of a founding father. This period has long captivated my imagination: Enlightenment thinkers led a young nation discovering its identity. Continue reading
Before you indulge in corned beef, soda bread, and a perfectly poured Guinness, devote a portion of this St. Patrick’s Day to the appreciation and enjoyment of Irish letters. Irish writers have penned some of the best literature in the English-speaking world. Read a poem or begin a novel before heading to your favorite pub.
If you’re fortunate enough to enjoy the day off from school or work, take a moment to honor and learn about your favorite president. Read a book or watch a documentary about him (and some day her).
Who knows? Our past might rescue us from the present.
Wishing a happy New Year to my readers.
May 2019 bring you fresh beginnings and welcome surprises. Spend the day with family and friends or simply relishing a quiet afternoon at home.
Wishing a wonderful Christmas and holiday season to all my readers. Treasure this time of year.
I’ll be taking a short break from blogging to partake in the festivities. See you in 2019!