My husband took this picture while he was out. Fall harvest is upon us.
So I’m from Ohio, and surprisingly, I haven’t seen or read many books from Ohio. Curious to see what kinds of books pop up set in my home state, I googled “books set in Ohio.” The following list is pulled from a couple different places in the top search categories. Perhaps you and I will … More 15 Books Set in Ohio
I was going to write this earlier in the week, but I didn’t due to other distractions in my life. But I’m going to write about it now. Please don’t read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman. And here’s why: First of all, let me say that when I saw this on display in Barnes … More Don’t Read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman
Photo by Ashley French. What I love about the place I live is how different it looks every day. You never know what to expect. Photo Challenge: Tour Guide
Photo by Ashley French. This pedestrian bridge was something my husband helped plan out before they built it. In our original wedding plans, we were going to have some reception/more wedding photos taken here, then eat at the restaurant across the street overlooking the bridge. Unfortunately, the virus changed our plans so we never got … More Bridges
A place in the world is with those you love, no matter where they are. Photo by Ashley French Photo Prompt: Place in the World
Picture taken by Ashley French, April 24, 2020.
I don’t think people actually know what it is to live in this life. Some people wander the world, trying out different places like a woman who tries on different dresses and still feels like something isn’t quite right. Some people read all the books in the world, on to the next one as soon … More All I Know.
Spooky Ohio was published in 1995. Publisher, Kestrel Publications. Author, Chris Woodyard. 80 pages. These stories are kind of dark for children. I mean, hanging bodies and chopped heads? The writing is simple and easily approachable for young audiences. Neat that it has a glossary so that kids can learn new, unfamiliar vocabulary. I like … More 15 Thoughts While Reading Spooky Ohio
A topic that I always find myself reading about is the Holocaust. It’s a horrible time in history, and yet I’m always drawn to these books. Even though the subject matter is dark and disturbing, there is always great resilience and hope to overcome the trauma. Here are some new(er) books about the Holocaust that … More 5 Books About the Holocaust I Want to Read.