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December 26, 2009

City of Dreams: A Novel of Nieuw Amsterdam and Early Manhattan by Beverly Swerling

Cooped up with the Swine Flu (pardon me – H1N1) has one particular silver lining: I have found myself inundated with nothing but ample time to stick my nose in one book after another. The time goes by much faster curled up in bed with a hot cup of tea and a good book. By […]

August 16, 2009

97th Prince George Exhibition and West Coast Amusement – less than amused experience

After a great deal of hesitation I went to the 97th PGX (Prince George Exhibition in Prince George British Columbia) show on Saturday August 15, 2009. I was shocked by many things I have encountered there. I love Prince George, but some of the things happened here simply blew me away. This year, West Coast […]

July 23, 2009

Sundays at Tiffany’s – by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet, a book review

The magic of childhood fantasy meets the reality of adulthood in James Patterson’s book, co-written with Gabrielle Charbonnet,  Sundays at Tiffany’s. In addition to the catchy title (notably similar to a 1958 novella-turned-movie), I was hooked in the very first sentence. I’ve read several of Patterson’s books within the last few years and am continually impressed […]