In which I discuss two of the most delicious objects on our planet.
Author: Elizabeth Blackwell Fiction, spin-off on The Sleeping Beauty Rating: 4/5 Humble farm girl Elise Dalriss joins the household of the castle at St. Elsip and is swept into a world of raging ambition and dark intrigue. She finds a friend in beautiful and lonely Queen Lenore and clashes with the king's formidable aunt, Millicent.… Continue reading While Beauty Slept
Authors: Melanie Kupchynsky & Joanne Lipman Non-fiction, memoir Rating: 4/5 Jerry Kupchynsky, known to his students as Mr. K, is a Ukrainian survivor of World War II, but music teacher first. Fearsome-tempered and terribly demanding, many of his students were terrified of him, but he also had a kind and generous heart. Despite a troubled… Continue reading Strings Attached
This is a short story about love, loss and, if you think there be such a thing, fate. My protagonist may come as a surprise... The illustrations are by me, too. I can still recall what it was like that first morning. The world was quiet and dim, shrouded in dormancy, just as it had… Continue reading Catching the Wind