Flowers for Frederick

  September 23, 2006  Saturday Marley– How have you liked Flowers for Algernon? It must be a different book when reading it, than it being read to you.  For me I think it is really two stories, that of Charlie gaining an intelligence and surpassing his peers and then the world at large, second of…

Ironclad

  First, now that I have finished some, thoughts on The Red Tent: Anita Diamant treats each character fairly and compassionately.  The only real villain so far, up to the second part has been Laban.  The weaving the ties and bindings of the family, the fights and feuds of Leah and Rachel, are very well…

Over Brunch

  June 18, 2006  Sunday It is Sunday.  Have a brunch with me, somewhere between our distant two points, in a small cafe in Paris.  If only for a moment. I feel better today.  This might be the best news I can type that can be condensed into four words.  My moodiness has passed, even…