Month: May 2011

All That is Bitter & Sweet by Ashley Judd

Ashley Juddwith Maryanne Vollers All That is Bitter & SweetBallantine Books, April 2011ISBN 978-0-345-52361-7432 pages Autobiographies and memoirs by “stars” are not my cup of tea. I’m pretty sure the last one I read was Barbara Mandrell’s Get to the Heart: My Story in 1990. I’ve always admired […]

Library: Milford, CT (old & new)

Taylor Memorial Library 5 Broad Street Milford, CT 06460 Built: 1894Built by: Henry Taylor as memorial to his mother Designed by: Joseph W. NorthrupStyle: Richardsonian Romanesque Inspired by the Thomas Crane Public Library in Quincy, Massachusetts which was designed by Henry Hobson RichardsonDate visited: April 30, 2011 Milford, […]

Revisiting Stephen King’s Carrie

First edition cover Carrie By Stephen King Doubleday 0-385-08695-4 199 pages I re-read Stephen King’s first novel, Carrie (1974), last weekend. It’s been on my mind for a few months ever since my sister made some reference to it at a family dinner. I don’t remember the context […]