Poetry: Donne – A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning

"Such wilt thou be to me, who must,    Like th' other foot, obliquely run; Thy firmness makes my circle just,    And makes me end where I begun."

Poetry: Burns – A Red, Red Rose

Robert Burns was a character. One of my favorite of the Romantic poets, he took romanticism a little too seriously than was appropriate. And though he did eventually settle down, I tend to find poems like "A Red, Red Rose" somewhat ironic. "As fair art thou, my bonnie lass,So deep in luve am I;And I …

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Review: Abide With Me

This book is about love, healing, and what it takes to make a marriage work.

Comments on the “Dresden Files”

I decided about a week ago to pick up Jim Butcher's Dresden Files series again after not looking at them for about a year. My husband had read the series and said that I would really like them. While he was correct on other series suggested to me, such as the Codex Alera  and Wheel of Time, I did not …

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