Usually the best I can hope for is that Santa will leave me a nice Amazon gift card!
The Two I Put on my Christmas List Given to My Adult Children
Some of the Books I Might Buy With a Gift Card
A couple of off-beat titles–A Nature Poem For Every Night of the Year is an attempt both to do more nature reading and to try (for the millionth time) to enjoy poetry more). [FYI: There is also a Nature Poem for Every DAY of the Year]
Charlie Berens, in spite of his hatred of my Dad’s beloved Chicago Bears, is great! I love his You Tube videos (see the very bottom of this post for a video). “The davenport” and old fashioneds–what memories! (Except my grandparents made Illinois Old Fashioneds–no brandy, just WHISKEY, and we kids got the booze-soaked fruit, which I still love.) Just put on the Dean Martin show, please! The Ranch thing is my kids’ generation. No matter, Charlie’s a hoot. The Midwest Survival Guide by Charlie Berens. If Charlie looks familiar to you, he’s one of the Husbands of Target in that viral video.
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