Year In Reading

The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

Birdie Cousins, a recent divorcee, has taken on all responsibilities for her daughter’s, Chess, wedding.  But, Chess has plans of her own.  She cancels the wedding, quits her job, and moves in with Birdie.  To console her daughter, Birdie invites her sister, India, and other daughter, Tate, for a month-long retreat to their summer home… Continue reading The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

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Finding Success in Discipline

“Defeat is not the worst of failures.  Not to have tried is the true failure.” – George Edward Woodberry At the beginning of the school year, my oldest daughter was hesitant to take an art class.  She wanted to try her hand at pottery, but it was not available to her.  So, she was stuck… Continue reading Finding Success in Discipline

Year In Reading

Lisey’s Story

Stephen King’s Lisey’s Story is about a widow whose celebratory husband passed away; leaving behind a studio full of papers, unpublished manuscripts, and clues leading her to his past. As Lisey Landon struggles to remember Scott’s troubling childhood, she is left to deal with the remnants of his psycho fans...