Tag Archives: books

Why Read?

I grew up in a house filled with books and now live where few people bother to read. I still carry a book with me wherever I go. Wonder what would happen if I no longer had this diversion? Why … Continue reading

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Between the Pages

Lingering hours with a well turned book delights me without fail. I slip into worlds where all is possible. Princes spring from kissed frogs and danger lurks between the pages. Give me a good book on a rainy day and … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Reading

Endless rain–again! Sweet tea, good books, frequent naps I’m prepared for rain!

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Not in a Book

I have read thousands of books in my lifetime, some for pleasure, many seeking answers for questions never answered in books. Several times I have given away large collections of books, knowing the authors might push me in a helpful … Continue reading

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Laughing Out Loud

I am reading a book that makes me laugh, not just smile but knee-slapping laughter that makes me wipe joyous tears from my cheeks. As I always carry a book with me and often read while I am waiting, people … Continue reading

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Books and More Books

I wonder if Rumi had notebooks of poems. How was his huge treasure of poetry so lovingly preserved? A plight of the creative is what to do with the outpour. We fill rooms with our words, paintings, music that mostly … Continue reading

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Library

Rows of shelves lined with books. Human knowledge reduced to words bound in hardcover. Truth bent to fit the lies we have been told for generations. This world will not fit into a book anymore than you can bottle fear, … Continue reading

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Rainforest News # 29

Guava pink inside Tiny worms among the seeds No glasses, no worms! ******************************* My shelves are so full of books filled with empty words. Inside I find all! ***************************** Bathroom scales tell lies Years of making me feel guilt On … Continue reading

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Campfire Stories

Why have books and the Internet replaced stories around the campfires? When was the last time you stopped to watch a line of ants marching with leaves on their backs? Why with all of our time-saving devices, do we not … Continue reading

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