Book Review #2: The Dark Lake (I think there was a lake)

The second book I read this year is "The Dark Lake" by Sarah Bailey. In her acknowledgements, Ms. Bailey wrote: Writing a book really is such a ridiculous thing to do. So ridiculous that I might just go and do it all over again. Uh, Sarah? That's not necessary. My daughter, Brigid, gave me this … Continue reading Book Review #2: The Dark Lake (I think there was a lake)

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Book Review #1: John Steinbeck “Travels with Charley” into Despair, Again

While in high school, I read The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. My teenage self was completely depressed by the sepia-toned trudge through despair depicted in both books. I have not read another Steinbeck book since. A few months ago, my golf partner Lisa told me that it was … Continue reading Book Review #1: John Steinbeck “Travels with Charley” into Despair, Again