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12 Books to Movies

Here are twelve books that have been made into movies that I need to read this year.

Do you have any others I should add to my list? 51 more words

Reading

Laudable Linkage

Its been another good week with some thought-provoking posts to ponder:

Open Roof Hospitality. Very convicting to me. If I had been the lady of the house whose roof was being torn up so people could bring their paralytic friend to Jesus, my first emotion would not have been gratitude and joy, I’m sure. 223 more words

Laudable Linkage

Captain William King, my 10th great grandfather

Captain William King, son of William King and Margaret Ferrers, is my 10th ggf.  Captain William was the first member of the King family to come to America.   167 more words

Genealogy

30 DMC: Day 22

Day 22 – Favourite Album From the 80’s

For the 80s, I can instantly name my favourite album, it is Mötley Crüe – Shout at the Devil (1983). 330 more words

Music

Review of "In the Days of McKinley" by Margaret Leech

In the Days of McKinley” is Margaret Leech’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1959 biography of William McKinley. It remains one of the standard texts on this president and is indispensable to serious students of his era.  585 more words

Presidents

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

Helen Macdonald’s H is for Hawk received quite a lot of press last year and won the Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction. In her memoir Macdonald writes about the time after the death of her father, when she found companionship with a goshawk named Mabel, who gradually helped her through the worst periods of depression and back into a community. 587 more words

Books

My 2015 Goals Resource List

When I was devising my goals for 2015, I drew up a list of books and courses that I wanted to read/ do to assist me in growing. 534 more words

Growing As A Person