A visit to view the cherry blossoms on Jeju Island turned out to be much more than a look at the flora of the island.
I have fallen in love with a whole new genre – the graphic novel (for grown-ups). I went to a wonderful workshop on graphic novels
It’s a dreary, rainy afternoon here in Seoul. I’ve been happy to sit at my hotel window overlooking the mountain and tower, having a chance
There’s nothing that I like much more than a great book. But a great book on a great trip…that’s magic! On my recent trip to
I think that I was born reading – or pretending to read, anyhow. Both sets of my grandparents came from very humble backgrounds and all
The year was 1975 and the place was far from our beloved Crystal Beach (though I consider “all the seas to be one sea”!). Jaws
My very favorite part in my very favorite book, To Kill a Mockingbird, is when Scout goes to first grade and it is discovered by
I love the genre of memoir and find myself drawn to real stories of real people, even above the wonderful fiction that I so enjoy.
Many years ago, 1989 to be exact, I discovered the brilliant author, Pat Conroy. In a life of few regrets, I do regret not getting
Being somewhat shallow, I have avoided the previous two books by Khaled Hosseini,The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns. Somehow, the settings of the