For your summer reading, we invite you into the world of the circus… Grab your popcorn, cotton candy and lemonade from the butcher ( refreshment merchants, peddler of  candy, pretzels, etc.) and brush up on your circus lingo! (Did you know a cat in the circus refers to a lion, tiger, leopard or panther, while a bull […]

Last night, during the spin cycle at my neighborhood laundromat, I plopped myself down on the stoop outside to enjoy the summer evening air and finished David Nicholl’s acclaimed novel, One Day. The story of the friendship of Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley (“Dex and Em, Em and Dex”) the book provides snapshots of them from the […]