Category: Books from childhood

Convenient Company

“How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book”. ~Henry David Thoreau, Walden
 I’ve always relied on books for company. In fact I can remember the titles of specific books that have kept me company during some of the loneliest times in my life. Even when…

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To Write About the Moon

I want to write about the moon. It’s been demanding attention the last two days fully exposing itself on my drive home and then sneaking through the tiny slit in my bedroom blinds to blind me in it’s brilliance. I have to admit I was a bit worried. Wednesday my ninth graders were in fine…

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Christmas Book Ideas

I teach High School English.  One of my classes has decided they wanted to have a “secret Santa” so I acquiesced but only on the condition that the gifts MUST be a book and not just any book a used book nothing over 5 dollars. Well, the enthusiasm that ensued was far beyond my expectation.…

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Books as Convenient Company

“How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book”. ~Henry David Thoreau, Walden I’ve always relied on books for company. In fact I can remember the titles of specific books that have kept me company during some of the loneliest times in my life. Even when it…

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Potluck and Prose

My AP Engish class wanted to have a potluck.  So we did.  And while we were eating our delectable meal we discussed… what else our favourite books EVER. Favourite books from our childhood. Favourite books from middle school. Favourite books from present day. And what a lovely discussion it was.  The snow fell in heaps…

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For the Love of Tomes

Today I bought two books. Tomes actually. Any day a book is purchased is a good day. I was a farm kid. The farm was a wonderful place for a child to cultivate an imagination, no matter how peculiar. My sisters and I defended tree forts from imaginary marauders. Cooked witches brew in an old…

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