Tags » Edna Ferber

The Riverboat Gamblers

Today is a big day.  It’s the day I get my third roofing quote here at the house.

Last week, Handy and I met with roofing contractors.  1,072 more words

Experiments And Challenges

One frame

“Come and Get It” 1936

Directed by Howard Hawks, reluctantly re-directed by William Wyler – Starring Joel McCrae, Eddie Arnold and Francis Farmer – Read the Edna Ferber novel then watch the movie.

Wise Women

In honor of Women’s History Month, I’ve gathered a cornucopia of favorite quotes to inspire and energize us all:

“Inspiration usually comes during work, not before it.” 239 more words

Books by Edna Ferber

I have read several books by Edna Ferber, recently. I have a couple more books of hers to read.

Her writing speaks to me on many levels, aside from the fact that she began writing in 1911-her first novel, Dawn O’Hara, the Girl Who Laughed. 332 more words


Quotable Women ~ February 10th

“Big doesn’t necessarily mean better. Sunflowers aren’t better than violets.”

~ Edna Ferber (1885-1968), American Novelist


Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.

-Edna Ferber

Have a blessed Holy night, everyone!

Quote Of The Day


Letter from Mr. Clarke. Awoke at 10–breakfast 11:45. Read and finished “Let the Hurricane Roar.” Started “Cimarron.” Short thunderstorm. Didn’t write to Mama today.