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Kirk is 101
The actor Kirk Douglas is one hundred and one years old today and reportedly doing great. This year I read his autobiography, “The Ragman’s Son”. It was another of my parent’s old books, a yellowing paperback that had been on … Continue reading
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Read, read, read.
I finished reading the book “The Grapes of Wrath” by John Steinbeck. It’s about a family struggling to survive, leaving Oklahoma during the Dustbowl and Great Depression and their journey to California. I’m not writing a book report or … Continue reading
Rainbows on Eyelashes 睫毛の虹
I bought a book of Japanese poems, Rainbows on Eyelashes (睫毛の虹), by Misuzu Kaneko. The book has the poems in Japanese characters along with English translations and beautiful watercolor illustrations by Midori Yoshida. It is children’s poetry, really, but at my … Continue reading