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Sensual & Spiritual: Andrew Davidson’s Gargoyles

I'm not sure why Andrew Davidson is fascinated with gargoyles. Perhaps that answer can be found in the many interviews published online or in his u-tube promos of his 2009 book, but until I'm ready to explore those avenues of answers (I don't want to...

Kudos to My Creative Friends

"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born." - Anais Nin  I feel very fortunate to share many wonderful friendships with many different women....

100 & counting…

Stats Can tells us the coming years will bring more & more centenarians. I have the privilege of knowing a very special one...

Marianne Engel’s Plentiful Picnics

"An occasional psychiatric patient at the hospital," Marianne Engel is the steadfast, generous, brilliant and beautiful woman who walks into the burn victim's hospital room & claims him for her own: she nurses him, feeds him, entertains him with stories of eternal love,  never wavering...

Get the Gargoyle!

When LOL member, Cindy G, said the book she'd chosen was called The Gargoyle and that it might be a little "out there," all kinds  of crazy thoughts ran through my head. Envisioning a book of Medieval fantasy, I wondered if it would be too...

The End of the End of the Alphabet

    It's always a little sad when the LOL wraps up a book. The End of the Alphabet is quick book, a short read. While many of our members are away traveling at this time, a small handful of us read this little book with...

Dirty Little Smart Phones

In our modern age, our cell phones have become like appendages: where we go, they follow...

Half way thru the Alphabet

The End of the Alphabet is a small book, a short book, really more the length of a novella. I'm at J. It's a very different read. The pace is restlessly fast, as is the time Ambrose Zephyr has left on the earth. One month....

Bringing Our Hands Together

Welcome to Free-For-All-Friday, that beloved blog day in which I often digress from the book the LOL is currently reading to discuss anything else I feel like chatting about. And today I'm talking strangers meeting over words and wishes...