Category Archives: Books

My new books

I no longer have any excuses for not having something to do!  My two new books from Amazon should keep my busy for many years. Mary Thomas published this Dictionary of Embroidery Stitches back in 1934.  That was a few … Continue reading

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Downton Abby

I usually don’t get started watching a series on TV, but Downton Abby totally sucked me in.  I love history, especially from this period in England.  Perhaps it is because most of my relatives were still over there during this … Continue reading

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Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah

I can’t remember when I’ve been moved to tears by a book the way I was last night finishing Winter Garden  by Kristin Hannah.  Perhaps it was when I read Geisha.  Both are sad stories with happy endings.  It was … Continue reading

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Good books

I finished reading two good books this week.  The first was Distant Shores by Kristin Hannah.  I had picked it up before we went to Houston. The second one was Irish Hearts by Nora Roberts.  Nora’s was pretty much cookie … Continue reading

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