Rosetown – A Non-Review

Rosetown (2018) by Cynthia Rylant When my son was little we read some of the Henry and Mudge, and Poppleton series and I really had high hopes for Rylant's latest book, but could barely make it through the first two chapters before putting it down. The story's premise sounded promising -- nine-year-old Flora Smallwood's parents [...]


Things I Miss About Living Elsewhere

Right now I live in a town of roughly 40k people. It's not THAT small, but there is nothing here. Almost all retail has left the area for greener pastures. And I've really been missing living somewhere larger. Mind you, there are more negatives to living in large cities which is why I will probably [...]