How To Be a Gentleman: A Contemporary Guide to Common Courtesy by John Bridges

How To Be a Gentleman by John Bridges I recently read A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles and was struck by the primary character, Count Alexander Ilyich Rostov. Rostov is such a consummate gentleman, that I was inspired by him to brush up my own act just a bit and re-read How To Be … Continue reading How To Be a Gentleman: A Contemporary Guide to Common Courtesy by John Bridges

If You Want to Write: A Book About Art, Independence, and Spirit by Brenda Ueland

If You Want To Write by Brenda Ueland The book, If You Want To Write: A Book About Art, Independence, and Spirit by Brenda Ueland was first published in 1938. Certain aspects are a bit dated, for example the chapter titled, "Why Women Who Do Too Much Housework Should Neglect It For Their Writing," the … Continue reading If You Want to Write: A Book About Art, Independence, and Spirit by Brenda Ueland

The Boerne Bookshop, Boerne, TX

The Boerne Bookshop Today I took the opportunity to visit the newest addition to the Historic Mile in Boerne, TX...The Boerne Bookshop! The small, independent bookshop features a wide selection of classic and popular fiction, a surprisingly wide selection of children’s books, and a smattering of non-fiction sections including Texas, current events, and History. I … Continue reading The Boerne Bookshop, Boerne, TX