First Chapter, First Paragraph Tuesday Intros
The mouth is a weird place. Not quite inside and not quite out, not skin and not organ, but something in between: dark, wet, admitting access to an interior most people would rather not contemplate--where cancer starts, where the heart is broken, where the soul might just fail to show up.
Would you keep reading? I am going to take this one on!
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Sand man + grands on Atlantic Ocean beach
Flower child, sand man and Granny on the beach
Packer fans in Florida
Frame tree on Indian River lagoon
Food truck with tofu
January has been a month of interesting pictures. I spent time in Vero Beach with my daughter
and family on the Indian River lagoon. I sat with a cup of tea on the dock. Pelicans, flying mullet and dolphins crossed my vision. A tree that is a picture frame. I read part of Captain Rodney Smith's journal. Enjoying Life on the Indian River Coast. I enjoyed the beauty and peace of this bio diverse boundry water.
My most notable books read in 2014
January 2014 I read: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, Voyager (Outlnder#3) by Diana Gabaldon,
February favorites: Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward, Swamplandia by Karen Russell, The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barberry March #1's: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford, The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd and the Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larson April: The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert, Nightwoods by Charles Frazier, May: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick, Drums of Autumn by d. Gabaldon, Shotgun Lovesongs by Nick Butler, I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron, Arcadia by Lauren Groff, The One and Only Ivan June: Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King July: The Interestings by Wolitzer, Still Life With Breadcrumbs by Anna Quindlan, Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell September: The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth, Americanah by Chimandah Ngozi Adichie October's best: A Breathe of Snow and Ashes by Diana Gabaldon November: Euphoria by Lily King December: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
These are the best of the many books I read in 2014. I hope I find books equal to these special reads in 2015.