Obligatory Post Election Post

Eight years ago I felt joy the night after the election.  I had seen the election of our first African American President.  The only sadness I felt was that he had to beat Hillary Clinton to get that place on the ticket.  I felt even more joy 4 years later when Obama was reelected. ItRead more

No More Nazi Books!

I am so tired of reading books about Nazis and World War 2.  SOOOOOO TIRED!  This can be extended to the Holocaust, the beginning of Nazi Germany, World War 2 in the European theater, WW2 in the Asian theater, WW2 impact on other countries, WW2 veterans after WW2.  I have been reading these books mostRead more

Recollection Wednesday: Maus 1 & 2

The first graphic novel I ever read was actually 2 graphic novels: Maus, I: A Survivor’s Tale: My Father Bleeds History and Maus II : And Here My Troubles Began. I was about sixteen or seventeen and deeply immersed in Holocaust literature and memoirs.  I am pretty sure if was part of my religious school education, not myRead more

Bus Stop Books

Book Club of 1- Meeting Two. This Time With An Actual Book, Too!

50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple’s Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany by Steven Pressman Again, profanity warning… Drinking: Pink Bubbly Moscato Eating: no comment, but I went out and got it on a walk.  I wanted to drop off some books at this Bus Stop Books box (like Free Little Library)Read more