August 14, 2010 archive

Completed: Nonfiction Five Challenge

Many thanks to Trish’s Reading Nook who hosted the 2010 Non-Fiction Five Challenge. I love this challenge because it encourages me to read some of the amazing non fiction books I have on my shelves. Since I typically read about 90% fiction…and I need a challenge like this to get me to pick up some …

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Wild Comfort – Book Review

“There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature,” Rachel Carson wrote. “The assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” I have never felt this so strongly as I do now, waiting for the sun to warm my back. The bottom may drop out of my life, what I trusted …

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Drawn to the Land – Book Review

Meg speaks with deep feeling of the importance of a community that works together, each member helping and sustaining the others. Here is her home, and here are the people she loves. The death of her brother has made this place and all the lives around her even more precious. The farm has helped to …

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