Author Archives: Laura Navarro

Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

I read this in July because a friend loaned it to me she was so insistent that I should read it. I had seen the name around for several months so it was on my TBR list but not near … Continue reading

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My nightstand in August-September

The month has flown by and I got less reading done than expected. Look here to see what I have been doing with my time. On my list for the coming month: Finish John Adams by David McCullough for Book … Continue reading

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The New Me

My New Year’s Resolution, like so many years, was to get in shape and do a better job of taking care of myself. I’ve made some changes over the years but never made a real consistent change in lifestyle. In … Continue reading

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My Jesus, I Love Thee

We sang this hymn Saturday at the First Presbyterial meeting in Burlington ARP. My Jesus, I love Thee, I know Thou art mine; For Thee all the follies of sin I resign. My gracious Redeemer, my Savior art Thou; If … Continue reading

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Cats

Things seem to be going pretty well with the new cat. He came with the name Oliver, which I liked. But Anthony really liked Blu-Ray so he and BlueTooth would be the Blues Brothers. So, he is now Ray. Once … Continue reading

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Everyday Greatness – review

Everyday Greatness by Stephen R. Covey and David K. Hatch is my latest Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers pick. I have a book on my shelf called 70 Most Unforgettable Characters from Reader’s Digest. I have kept it since I … Continue reading

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Oliver

We adopted a second cat Sunday. Cat #1 (BlueTooth) has not said he wanted a friend, but we keep thinking it would be nice if he had a another cat to play with. BlueTooth is still wondering what he did to … Continue reading

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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

I have heard of this book forever (it was published in 1938) but never got around to reading it. I could never really tell what the book was about so when 5 Minutes for Books put it on the Classics … Continue reading

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Nightstand status in July

Another month passing away. What do I plan to read in August? Make good progress through John Adams by David McCullough for Book Club in September. Get through more of Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment by Jeremiah Burroughs Emily’s Quest by … Continue reading

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Notes From the Tilt-A-Whirl – review

Notes From The Tilt-A-Whirl: Wide-Eyed Wonder in God’s Spoken World by N. D. Wilson is my latest Thomas Nelson Book Review Bloggers choice. I thought it would be a good change in pace after Dred Scott’s Revenge and the biographies … Continue reading

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