March 18, 2010 marked the twentieth anniversary of the devastating art theft at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston (www.gardnermuseum.org). Thirteen masterpieces including pieces by Vermeer, Rembrandt […]
Quiet and unassuming Susette Kelo believed in the American dream of home ownership. When her dream was achieved and she had restored her New London, CT. little […]
Most people love to eat and have cherished memories of meals they’ve shared over the years with friends and family. If you’ve ever read Peter Mayle, Frances Mayes or Carol Drinkwater, you know exactly what I mean. Their memoirs, while not technically in the culinary genre, all describe the planning and execution of those meals in a very personal way.
War and famine and slavery as they come to us in newspaper headlines are troubling events that we puzzle over or analyze or ignore, and […]
If you are a fan of true crime books and/or books about the Cleveland area, you’ve probably read books by John Stark Bellamy II. John […]
No matter what some citizens of the world may think of the United States, it is still the last great hope for many people. There […]
Consider this new book: Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out~Created by 108 Renowned Authors and Illustrators and the National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance, […]