Monthly Archive:: May 2014
Warning: this is another book about the Holocaust. I’ve read a lot of these lately, kind of accidentally. It’s a heavy topic, but an important one. And the books I’ve reviewed lately (Fatelessness, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank) have been very enriching.
“I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then.” ~ Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
Cruising down my To Read list of critically acclaimed 2013 novels, I recently reserved The Goldfinch at the library. The waiting list was a bazillion people long so I thought I’d have to wait a few months for it to come in.
Nora Ephron is a very funny lady. I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts On Being A Woman is a collection of essays that profiles aging, parenting, beauty, fashion, cooking, relationships, and more. Although it is essentially a humor book about women and aging, you don’t have to be of menopausal
Written on May 1, 2014
As previously mentioned, I took a quick 5-day trip to Montreal earlier in the month, two days of which were purely train travel. This left us 3 days to explore – a perfect amount of time for a small city in not-so-great weather. Here are some highlights of the trip: