Archive for the ‘ What I’m Reading ’ Category

A Tribute to Madeleine L’Engle

11th February 2012 | Closed

At Tara in this fateful hour, I place all Heaven with its power, And the sun with its brightness, And the snow with its whiteness, And the fire with all the strength it hath, And the lightning with its rapid wrath, And the wind with its swiftness along its path, And the sea with its […]

One Hundred Names for Love

14th August 2011 | Closed

I just finished Diane Ackerman’s One Hundred Names for Love.   This book sucked me away from August bike rides and hiking thirteeners, as all I wanted to do was read it.  The story of Ackerman’s life and marriage after her husband, writer Paul West, had a catastrophic stroke, this book merges medical horror with […]

Thoughts On Committed

6th April 2011 | Closed

I’ve been driving a lot lately, and as I’m driving I’ve been listening to Elizabeth Gilbert’s Committed.  Yes, she wrote Eat, Pray, Love which I did enjoy but at the same time thought was awfully self-involved.  I found the national excitement over Eat, Pray, Love a but bizzarre—exactly what nerve did she manage to touch? […]

What I’m Reading

27th March 2011 | Closed

Yup… time for another one of these posts! I’m reading Colorado 14er Disasters: Victims of the Game.  I recommend it; well written and not much pussy footing around poor decisions.  A good “summer is just around the corner” book.