Category Archives: Classic

It’s Magic! And a Bit of Rocket Science

On a recent post, I asked readers to suggest their favorite classic for my summer reading list. Randi nominated, “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.” Sharing a favorite quote from the 1943 novel by author, Betty Smith. “Oh, magic hour, when a … Continue reading

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Classic Never Fades From Style.

I never read the book in highschool. Was it assigned?  Yes.  But I never read the book in highschool. I had no interest in birds. Evidence that I never did read that book. Until now. Some 25+ years later, I found To Kill a … Continue reading

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