A Mind Gripping Thriller for Your Summer Reading Pleasure

Here’s a well-crafted psychological thriller that grabs hold of you on page one and won’t let you go until the very last page. Megan Collin’s latest novel, “Behind the Red Door,”  reveals the worst kind of exploitation. It’s about the deep-seated fear most mothers have about their Continue reading “A Mind Gripping Thriller for Your Summer Reading Pleasure”

Turn Old Books into Decorative Objects

If ever there was a book perfect for keeping families creatively busy, it is Julia Rubio’s “Upcycling Books: Decorative Objects.” After books have been read, lent to friends, returned, and put back onto your bookshelves that are at least two or three rows deep, many are then headed Continue reading “Turn Old Books into Decorative Objects”

Sea Glass: Vanishing Gems

With the weather finally warming up and the corona virus flattening, it won’t be long before beach combing becomes a regular rountine. What could be better than feeling your bare feet in the warm sand as you look for unique shells and some of nature’s vanishing gems — sea glass. Continue reading “Sea Glass: Vanishing Gems”

Artists Rebel Against Victorian Status Quo

Radicalism is a term we hear a lot lately, especially in politics, but a quick trip to New Haven’s Yale Center for British Art and its current exhibition “Victorian Radicals: From the Pre-Raphaelites to the Arts and Crafts Movement” shows us that radicalism is nothing new — not in Continue reading “Artists Rebel Against Victorian Status Quo”