Reading Lessons

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” ~ Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! “Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.Continue reading “Reading Lessons”

Movie/Book Connections

“Adaptation seems to be, to a substantial extent, a process of reallocating your attention.” ~ Daniel Kahneman In my last blog post I wrote about feeling restless. That feeling hasn’t gone away completely, but I think I may have hit on a new direction I want to take with these posts. The idea came toContinue reading “Movie/Book Connections”

Reading, Writing, and Belonging

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” ~ Benjamin Franklin “Humans aren’t as good as we should be in our capacity to empathize with feelings and thoughts of others, be they humans or other animals on Earth. So maybe part of our formal education should be training in empathy. Imagine how differentContinue reading “Reading, Writing, and Belonging”

Help Your Favorite Author

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” ~ Benjamin Franklin “Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens well.” ~ Mark Haddon “You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” ~ Ray Bradbury My husband’s parents are visiting, soContinue reading “Help Your Favorite Author”

Book Bliss

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,’ said Jojen. ‘The man who never reads lives only one.” ~ George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons “You’re never alone when you’re reading a book.” ~ Susan Wiggs Today I’ve just returned from Portland, Oregon. Actually, as I write this, I’m fantasizing about my upcomingContinue reading “Book Bliss”