New Releases-12/31

Originally posted on BookPeople:
_____________________________________________ HARDCOVER FICTION Purity of Vengeance by Jussi Adler-Olsen Jussi Adler-Olsen’s Department Q series, continues with the most chilling cold case yet. In 1987, Nete Hermansen plans revenge on those who abused her in her youth, including Curt Wad, a charismatic surgeon who was part of a movement to sterilize wayward girls…

A Gift, and Tuesday Snapshots

Originally posted on Forest Garden:
English primroses in a pot from Northern Ireland This beautiful pot, full of primroses, came into our lives on Sunday afternoon. Primula vulgaris grow best in a protected, partly shaded spot here in Virginia. They love moist soil, and our friend covered the soil around the plants in a sheet…

Hand in Hand

How often do we find ourselves discussing how we could extend the Christmas spirit all year-long — artificially create an environment that allows people to be more civil, more generous, and kinder in every way?  It is a question that Dr. Seuss, aka Theodore Geisel, certainly tackled in his classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas.  […]