“Wear the old coat and buy the new book.” -Austin Phelps Right now I have 394 books on my Amazon Wish List.  So um, my coat would be pretty threadbare if I followed the above quote for my entire list.  But I do buy from it, on occasion (my husband and I differ on our definition of occasion).  Mostly I use my Wish List to refill my hold queue at the library.  Also, I must admit I’m hoping for that… Read more »

I loved Little House on the Prairie when I was a kid, so reading Wendy McClure’s book, The Wilder Life:  My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie was like catching up with dear friends.  In fact I was reminded how much LHOP played a role in my own life as I remembered along with Wendy about bonnets,  Plum Creek, the sod house, and above all the spunky, carefree, adventurous spirit that was Laura.   “MOST GIRLS JUST WANT TO BE… Read more »