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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

As many of you doubtless know we were blessed with our first grandson, Jurgen, last June. We took a road trip out out to North Riverside (Chicago suburb)┬áto meet him. We then brought our co-mother-in-law Jeanette (who lives in South Africa) back to Portland with us via the Grand Canyon. You can read through my …

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The Book Thief by Markus Zusak My rating: 5 of 5 stars Possible review titles: When a story is narrated by Death, you know it will be grim I read the last 20 pages through my tears. Emotional and touching without being manipulative. On the late 1930’s train ride to Munich where she will live …

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