Currin, John. Thanksgiving. 2003. Oil on canvas. Tate Modern, London, UK.
van Veen, Otto. A Dinner in the Forest. 1600-1613. Oil on panel. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
I didn't get as much reading done as I had hoped during the Thanksgiving Readathon, but I really enjoyed the books I did read. I finished Doomsday Book by Connie Willis (445 pages), and loved every minute of it. I also read about half of the delightful Snowdrift and Other Stories by Georgette Heyer. My cold struck... Continue Reading →
Happy Thanksgiving to my fellow USians! (And happy Thursday to everyone else) A huge thank you to all of you who read, comment, and follow along here ~Jessie
Rockwell, Norman. Freedom from Want. 1943. Oil on canvas. Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge Massachusetts.
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog. This week’s topic is: Books I'm Thankful For There are so many books I'm thankful for, that it would be impossible to list them all. More importantly, I'm simply thankful for a family who instilled in me a love... Continue Reading →
This Wednesday kicks off the Thanksgiving Readathon hosted by Ottavia at Novels and Nonfiction and Jackie from Death at Tsundoku. It's a laid-back readathon with the goal of reading as much as you can from Wednesday, November 22nd through Sunday, November 26th. It looks like the the cold I've been fighting off is finally catching... Continue Reading →