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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

Wanda Hickey’s Night of Golden Memories and Other DisastersAuthor: Jean ShepherdPublished: 1971Type: FictionFinished: August 19, 2020 Rating: ★★★ Image from Amazon They are all here: Ralph (though here he is the unnamed narrator), his brother Randy, the Old Man, his mom, his friends Schwartz and Flick, and the arch enemies Skut Farkas and Grover Dill. …

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Cook Date: August 18, 2020 No, I’m not finished with tofu recipe postings. But let’s be honest, tofu is bland, so very bland. When I mention a tofu recipe to someone I’m likely to get the response: “Ugh! I hate tofu.” I understand, you can’t find a more bland food, there is no taste and …

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Right Ho, Jeeves Author: P.G. WodehousePublished: 1934 (Now public domain)Type: FictionFinished: August 5, 2020 Rating: ★★★★ Image from Amazon Wodehouse’s second full length Jeeves and Wooster novel is a better entry to the series than the first – Thank You, Jeeves – due to the first novel having racially contentious characterizations. As most (all?) of …

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Thank You , JeevesAuthor: P.G. WodehousePublished: 1934Type: FictionFinished: July 29, 2020 Rating: ★★★★ Image from Amazon I adore P.G. Wodehouse’s stories, especially the Jeeves and Wooster series. But it is difficult to convey the joy I find in reading his books. Quoting individual snippets that are hilarious in context may sometimes fall flat on their …

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