The Zhivago Affair

“Oh, what a love it was, utterly free, unique, like nothing else on earth! Their thoughts were like other people’s songs.”  Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago   Words hold power. A … Continue reading The Zhivago Affair

Lili’uokalani, Hawaii’s Last Queen

This week, I read the last chapters of “Lost Kingdom: Hawaii’s Last Queen, the Sugar Kings and America’s First Imperial Adventure” by Julia Flynn Siler.   It has been well over … Continue reading Lili’uokalani, Hawaii’s Last Queen

Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O’Keeffe

“To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.”   Georgia O’Keeffe   My 2013 Reading Program included “Portrait of an Artist – A Biography of Georgia O’Keeffe” by … Continue reading Portrait of an Artist: A Biography of Georgia O’Keeffe