What I’m Reading: The Gashleycrumb Tinies

I’ve only read a few things by Edward Gorey, but I’m a fan. I first fell in love with his work while watching theĀ  PBS “Mystery!” series and marveling at the wonderful illustrations in the opening credits. The first book I purchased by Gorey was “The Gashleycrumb Tinies.” I say I’m a fan, but I think my four-year-old grandson is an even bigger one. He LOVES this book! We’ve read it so many times as a bedtime story, he has most of it memorized.

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I’m showing the *genius* front and back covers of the book,
because this is what happens to the naughty children…

The Gashleycrumb Tinies

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What I’m Reading: Flavia de Luce Books, and The Shoebox Bible

Dear Book Lovers,

If you’ve never read any of Alan Bradley’s books, you are really missing out! I was introduced to his books by somebody who knew I’d love them (thanks, Tracie), and now, I can’t stop. Continue reading

Miligero: What Does That Name Mean?

I know you didn’t ask, but I’m going to tell you anyway. Many years ago my late husband and I decided we wanted to form a corporation for various reasons that escape me now. The corporation no longer exists, but I bought the domain name and have used it as an art portfolio website for years. Continue reading

What I’m Reading: The Curmudgeon’s Guide to Getting Ahead

Hello Humans,

I read a book recently that made me want to be a curmudgeon. Really. A curmudgeon is a person whose good opinion you really do want, someone who has standards.