Monthly Archives: October 2013

Quotes of Note

“Trying to sneak a fast ball past Henry Aaron was like trying to sneak the sun past a rooster.” – Curt Simmons “If you have to eat crow, eat it while it’s hot.” – Alben Barkley, Vice President under Harry … Continue reading

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Talking About Books . . .

Across the country there are “little free libraries” popping up in people’s front yards.  These are not really lending libraries because you are welcome to take and keep the books you find there.  You are also encouraged to add new … Continue reading

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Giuseppe Verdi

On October 10, 1813 – 200 years ago – Giuseppe Verdi, the greatest composer of Italian operas who ever lived or will ever live was born in Le Roncole, a small village near Busetto, Italy.  Verdi exhibited great musical talent … Continue reading

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Stranger Than Fiction – Spotlight on an Author

In mystery and suspense novels the loose ends are usually tied up by the end of the book, but in real life things aren’t always that neat.  Take the case of writer Robert Ludlum for example.  Some things happened to … Continue reading

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