“The Pale Green Pants” by Dr. Seuss

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As a kid this was my favorite Seuss story. As an adult, I appreciate it even more. Happy Halloween. And remember, don’t be afraid to shake hands with the things that scare you!  “The Pale Green Pants”  by Dr. Seuss               Well… I was walking in the night And I saw nothing scary. For I …

Scarcity – a short story by Kate Genet

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I just read someone else’s review of Kate Genet’s Scarcity. Unable to believe it was as disappointing as the reviewer made it out to be, I quickly read it myself. Quickly being the operative here. It’s a short story. Took all of twenty minutes to read. Something the previous reviewer must have overlooked as she was so disappointed the story …

Angels and Manners – Cynn Chadwick

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  Delightful novel about two Section 8 housing moms, with teenage children, trying to patch their lives together. Not only does Chadwick do a great job with the teens in the novel (Tex is a crackup!), she perfectly captures the frustration and love of mothers with teens. Her writing is crisp, by turns funny and tender, and her dialogue genuine …