The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky, Web Serials

Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 50.5 — Around the Campfire

Ch. 50.5 -- A week later, Mary sat with Col, Bee and Felix at the edge of the valley. A crackling fire warmed their feet and lit up their faces with a rosy glow. Behind them a tent had been set up. Mary knew from peeking in the door that it was a lot bigger inside… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 50.5 — Around the Campfire

The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky, Web Serials

Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 42.5 — Eli’s Last Wish

Ch 42.5 – Zelda sneered at Eli. “Does it matter? Since the day she was stolen away, her name has been Mole.” She continued to search her bag. Eli was furious. He leaped to his feet and tackled Zelda, sending her sprawling and the glowing ball rolling down the passageway. With his hands bound, he could… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 42.5 — Eli’s Last Wish

Book Reviews

Conrad’s Fate

Book Review -- Conrad’s Fate, by Diana Wynne Jones Conrad was born with bad luck hanging over him, and when his uncle tells him his Fate will catch up with him soon and he will be dead, Conrad decides to go up to the castle, Stallery Mansion, and try to change his destiny. Hired on… Continue reading Conrad’s Fate

Personal updates

Off to School

Every year we mothers face the dreaded first day of school.  This year it happened for the last time:  yesterday we took our youngest son to college.  It was a long, exhausting day divided between the university, his new apartment, the bank, MacDonalds, and a number of stores.  That didn't include the 'Welcome to College'… Continue reading Off to School

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To a Friend

I recently read Salvation, by Anne Osterlund. I really enjoyed this book. The story was beautifully told and gave me a lot to think about. She deals sensitively with the hardships of being an immigrant family, loyalty, friendship, and the dream of having a better life, of being more and achieving more than those around… Continue reading To a Friend