Reading with Pearl & Rose: Lassie Come-Home

Lassie Come-Home by Eric Knight (Grosset & Dunlap, 1940) Rather than a regular book review, this will be more about our experience of reading a book as a family. For reference, my kids are 7 and 4 years old. Lassie Come-Home is the first chapter book I ever remember reading on my own. I recall… Continue reading Reading with Pearl & Rose: Lassie Come-Home

Book Review: Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson (Reading with Pearl)

I'm Scottish in the way that a lot of Canadians are. Meaning, a couple hundred years ago some people came from Scotland and had children and they had children and on down the line until I was born. And, like most Canadians again, the Scotishness got mixed up with other Europeans and folks from around… Continue reading Book Review: Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson (Reading with Pearl)

What I Read – December 2015

No Great Mischief - Alistair MacLeod (W.W. Norton & Company, 2000) The Omnivore's Dilemma - Michael Pollan (Penguin Books, 2006) ...however we choose to feed ourselves, we eat by the grace of nature, not industry, and what we're eating is never anything more or less than the body of the world. Ru - Kim Thúy… Continue reading What I Read – December 2015