40 Forever: Horses!

Lerner, Sharon, Susan Jeffers, and Anna Sewell. Black Beauty. New York: Random House, 2009.

Thanks to my wonderful husband, I have a new hobby–horseback riding! Marc wisely figured that since I care so much about the horse rescue organizations Animal Recovery Mission (ARM) and the South Florida SPCA, I would probably enjoy actually [...]

Paul Adams Listening Theme 58

Listening Theme 58 – Bob Dylan

by Paul Adams on Friday, May 20, 2011 at 4:55am

Okay, for all those of you that have been wondering why I haven’t had a Bob Dylan Listening Theme yet – relax, here it is!

The reason for the delay was that my main source of online music (we7.com) only [...]

40 Forever: Boxing

Boxing is one of the few sports that I like enough to watch on TV. I think it’s because I grew up without cable. After Saturday morning cartoons were over, the only show left to watch was ABC’s Wide World of Sports which featured the great comedy team of Howard Cosell [...]

Paul Adams Listening Theme: US PUNK

Listening Theme 57 – US Punk

by Paul Adams on Saturday, May 7, 2011 at 3:50pm

Hi all,

Time for another Listening Theme and seeing as I’ve covered British punk a year or two back I thought it’s about time I took a look at the US punk scene. Let’s have some suggestions as to [...]

40 Forever: Stone Soup!

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Telling tales

Brown, Marcia, and Robert L. Egolf. Stone Soup: An Old Tale. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1947.

A couple of weeks ago I read and told folktales to a group of visiting kindergartners. The children really surprised me with their reactions. I started with one of my childhood [...]