The Flower Sellers – A Tale of Two Sisters

Today is the first day of the rest of your life. That phrase never appeared in my latest read – “A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London’s Flower Sellers” by Hazel Gaynor. The children of historic London were the flower sellers – watercress, roses, lavendar, shamrocks, each season there Continue reading “The Flower Sellers – A Tale of Two Sisters” »

The Boys in the Boat – Book Review 2/2/15

The story of ordinary men doing extraordinary deeds is always enjoyable, but this one is exceptional. From the inclusion of historic events and social values of the times to the details of rowing, the story is so well written you are there with them for every beat of the oars. Continue reading “The Boys in the Boat – Book Review 2/2/15” »