Tag Archives: New England

Commitment

Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas is a fascinating history about John Quincy Adams wife. I applaud the author for her diligent, insightful research into the life of a truly extraordinary woman who by this account, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We Give Thanks

With meager possessions, they left England in 1620 on a ship called the Mayflower     with one goal in mind – religious freedom. I am grateful I spied the book Thanksgiving by Glenn Alan Cheney on a display shelf in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A New England Classic

Ethan Frome, written in 1911 by Edith Wharton, came to my attention thanks to the Friendswood Library’s list of the top 150 English Language Novels of the 20th Century (http://www.friendswood.lib.tx.us/bookinfo/frpubtop150.htm). Wharton, a Pulitzer Prize winner, has written a number of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment