Spring to-read list

By Tuesday, March 20, 2018 0 , , Permalink 0

I don't know about you but where I live, spring doesn't look very springlike yet. I'm hopeful that the change will happen soon, mostly because I'm tired of wearing my winter coat and I'd like to put my boots away for the season. But despite my eagerness for winter to end, spring isn't my favourite season. ...

Finnegan’s Awake

By Tuesday, March 6, 2018 0 , , , Permalink 0

I used to read a lot more. Before my puppy, that is. Before Finnegan arrived in my home and took over. Before his razor-sharp teeth left scars on my legs and threatened to destroy everything in their path. The days of lazing around on the couch with a coffee and book became a distant memory. The ...

Friday Reads: The Inner Life of Animals 

Peter Wohlleben's The Hidden Life of Trees is on my to-read list, but when I saw that his new book, The Inner Life of Animals, came out this month, I decided to read it first. For a scientific book, it's pretty short, and each succinct chapter has a different focus with topics ranging from gratitude, grief, and ...