Illustrator Series: N.C. Wyeth

One of my favorite things to do is to scout used bookstores and websites for beautiful vintage copies of classic books. There is just something irresistible about leafing through thick, deckled pages and imagining the lives that the books have lived before they came to be in my hands. One of the reasons that I … Continue reading Illustrator Series: N.C. Wyeth

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Ember Falls (The Green Ember Series: Book 2)

"To bear the flame means more than only holding on to the fire kindled in the Green Ember’s rising. It means to bear the fatal flames of the enemy, to bear up under the scorching heat of these hateful days.” Turn on the news for even just a few seconds and it is hard to … Continue reading Ember Falls (The Green Ember Series: Book 2)

The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Philosophy of Christian Classical Education

I enjoy writing book reviews. I love reading, and I am grateful for the opportunity to share my thoughts and recommendations with my friends and online groups because (as many of you know) I am also passionate about the power of books to nourish our souls. I have often said that I believe that stories … Continue reading The Liberal Arts Tradition: A Philosophy of Christian Classical Education

Illustrator Series: David Macaulay Architecture Books

My son has been bitten by the architecture bug. I’ve written before about his love of geography and landmarks, and he has been attempting to build copies of some of those landmarks using blocks, various toys, and even things like toast and marshmallows since he was two years old.  I have tripped over block castles, … Continue reading Illustrator Series: David Macaulay Architecture Books