The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

30 in my 2011 book blogging challenge. The Lost Hero is the 8th of Rick Riordan’s fantasy novels for kids that I’ve read in the past 10 days. It’s also my last one. I thought there were two books available now in this particular series, but the 2nd won’t be released until later this year. […]

College Cat #photoaday #project365

The cat picture is my favorite from today, so I decided to share it first, but it isn’t the one I used for my photo prompt. The prompt today was “fear.” I found a scaredy squirrel just trying to get away from me and my camera.

Founding Gardeners by Andrea Wulf

29 of 52 in my 2011 book blogging challenge. Founding Gardeners is an interesting look at the gardening efforts of George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. They were all intensely interested both in their own private gardens and in the development of a new agriculture for a new republic. Jefferson in particular […]