Filed under The Eclectic Reader

Christmas on a Budget

    Way back in the personal history of the doctoral candidate there was probably a Little Golden Book or two…or more.   We all have to start somewhere. There is strong evidence that reading to children has positive benefits in all areas of their development as well as creating a bond with the parent, grandparent, … Continue reading

Nancy Drew: First Feisty Feminist Sleuth

Nancy Drew: First Feisty Feminist Sleuth

If you are over a certain age, (ahem), you probably grew up on the Nancy Drew mystery series.  She was an inspiration to many of us, an independent and adventurous young lady in an age where women were expected to be…well, not that.  This mystery series, which introduced young girls to the possibility of expanded … Continue reading

FLUFF READING

FLUFF READING

You can’t keep up a steady diet of deeply philosophical and meaningful literature without your brain going to rot. To hold the honor of being an eclectic reader you simply must branch out. As you probably know by now, the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon is the jewel of my escape reading. But what is … Continue reading