Rereading old favorites

I thought it was just me, but apparently I am not alone. These days, we’re baking cookies, doing jigsaw puzzles, and rereading old favorites. I know that when I am stressed, I want to read something that I know I will love. I want to know the ending (and that I won’t be stressed annoyed by it). Others feel the… Read more

The long-lost reviewer returns

I’ve been away for a while. A long while. I did something I never thought I would do — I took a break from reading. I went through a pretty stressful period that included a bad breakup, buying my first house, and the death of my mother after a long illness. It was pretty rough. I found that for a while,… Read more

First Words

“Behold Tommy Arney: six-one, two-forty, biceps big as most men’s thighs and displayed to maximum effect in the black wifebeater that is his warm-weather fashion essential.” Auto Biography: A Classic Car, an Outlaw Motorhead, and 57 Years of the American Dream Earl Swift Read more