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…

"For love is a flower that grows in any soil, works its sweet miracles undaunted by autumn frost or winter snow, blooming fait and fragrant all the year, and blessing those who give and those who receive." Louisa May Alcott, Little Men

Longing for Avonlea

“I am simply a 'book drunkard.' Books have the same irresistible temptation for me that liquor has for its devotee. I cannot withstand them.” ― L.M. Montgomery Overcome with this "irresistible temptation", I visited the shrine... er...shelf... that I have devoted to L.M. Montgomery's novels and discovered two thoughts which, like Anne in chapter fourteen of…