Bedtime Stories

As I grow older, it is often more difficult to fall asleep. I know I'm not alone in this. Age brings with it more anxieties and activities than the sheep we might otherwise be counting and, honestly, the only cure I've found (aside from melatonin) is to return to reading bedtime stories. As I recently…

Return to the Garden

    What qualifies a book as a classic? This is the question my classmates and I were faced with in English today and I am probably way more emotionally invested in this subject than I should be, but my answer to this question has taken years to discover! And, after all, isn't most literature…

An Old-Fashioned Girl

"A true woman... will be strong-minded, strong-hearted, strong-souled, and strong-bodied... strength and beauty must go together."                              ~Louisa May Alcott, An Old-Fashioned Girl   I recently found myself in need of what I would consider a "rose-pink" book, full of simple romance and tradition.…