OK,  you must read this book.  It is one of the most original books I have ever read. I want to thank a good friend for giving it to me, more on that later. Jesse, is a former Olympic swimmer,  she won a silver medal in Mexico City in the ’68 games. The novel is… Continue reading Aquamarine

Julie and Julia, will make you feel better about your life

The heat has  finally broken. Now, we have grey, heavy, humidity but, in all that, there is,  air. It’s a well known fact that Canadians are obsessed with the weather.  All Canadians. French, English, Native and after a few months, New Canadians.  Three great unifiers from coast to coast to coast-  talking about the weather,… Continue reading Julie and Julia, will make you feel better about your life

Finders Keepers

I just finished reading  Finders Keepers,  a Karin Kallmaker that I have never read.  It was published in 2006.  I guess I’m a few behind. Anybody, who has read this blog knows that I adore Kallmaker.  A few of her novels are on my top lesbian romance list. My all time favorite romance is Wild… Continue reading Finders Keepers

Finding comfort in old “Friends”

I’m trying not to feel down but, I’m not really succeeding. Yesterday, I went to the Grande Bibliotheque. I visit every 3 weeks or so. I got a Henning Mankel for my mom, she loves his stuff,  me?  not so much. I went with my friend Sylvain he explored and so did I. I’ve already… Continue reading Finding comfort in old “Friends”

It is soooo Hot

We are having a heat wave in Montreal,  actually the entire eastern part of North America is smog and heat.  I have been in most of the day-  I hate the heat,  and I didn’t have much to do (day off). A friend gave a copy of,  Back To Basics- A Butch-Femme Anthology. This book… Continue reading It is soooo Hot

I always knew I was weird

My reading has been all over the map lately.  Last night I started reading a book of letters by James Agee.  I have never read James Agee, although, I have been meaning to for years.  He wrote, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men which features photographs by my favorite photographer, Walker Evans.  This book is… Continue reading I always knew I was weird