Monthly Archives: October 2015

Yarn Along

It has reached the point where I can’t count on having high-quality daylight when I get home in the evenings, so this photo doesn’t do a great job of showing off the colors in this photo, but who cares – … Continue reading

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Thoughts on James B. Woulfe’s Into the Crucible: Making Marines for the 21st Century (by Bethany)

This isn’t the sort of book that I can in good conscience “review.” I read it because a brief but important scene in the novel I’m writing takes place during the Marine Corps training exercise called “the Crucible,” and I … Continue reading

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Another PAT CONROY MONTH!!!! Bites the Dust: Final Thoughts on South of Broad (by Bethany)

If it weren’t for this blog and its tradition of celebrating PAT CONROY every September, I would never have reread South of Broad. When I read it for the first time in 2009, I was highly attuned to its flaws. … Continue reading

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