St Patrick’s Day – Irish Music Memories
There is a lot of great Irish music out there, but one that really stands out in memory is this particular tune of “St Patrick Was a Gentleman.” My mom used to play it on the piano from The Book of a Thousand Songs (1918). Another one she’d play from that book is “We May… Continue reading
Kristin Lavransdatter: The Briefest of Brief Thoughts
It will be some time till I can do a proper book review of this trilogy, so let me just jot down a few highlights. No major spoilers. The Reading Experience Sigrid Undset’s monumental trilogy was our choice for Norway for the Reading the World challenge. If you ever tackle long works, I highly recommend… Continue reading
The Bookworm Tag
Was tagged by Rachel at The Edge of the Precipice – thank you much! The (very simple) Rules:-answer the questions-make up new ones-tag people 1. If you had to go into the witness protection program, and they gave you the option of moving inside a book, where would you like to go? Sherlock Holmes’s London.… Continue reading
Oh my dear February, you were far too short… A little reading check-in. I am 51 pages from finishing Kristin Lavransdatter (yes, I’m counting). Do you remember my video review of The Wreath from two years ago? I am also reading some history (TBA), picked up some new books (also TBA), about 10 pages into… Continue reading
Hi, I’m Marian—sharing a fondness for classics and other books here and on my YouTube channel. I’m a Christian, designer, and avid tea drinker, and my home is the beautiful Pacific Northwest, US.