Monthly Archives: October 2013

I can sing! Who knew?

Well, yes, everyone can sing. Let me be more specific. I have joined the choir at church. I’d always wanted to sing in a choir, but, you know, I can’t sing. But this choir is, um, not discriminating. They welcomed … Continue reading

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Those Bloody Plantagenets

The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England. And what a bloody lot they were! This very readable history book is by Dan Jones and he promises he has a sequel in the works. I can hardly wait. … Continue reading

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Reading Founding Brothers

What I learned reading Founding Brothers by Joseph J. Ellis:  I didn’t know this: John Adams was adamant that the new nation needed a strong central government. Thomas Jefferson was adamant that the new government did not swallow up the … Continue reading

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