Back in the mid-1970s, I was debating what I wanted to do after high school. My options seemed to be limited to nursing or secretarial work, and I was not thrilled about either… Continue reading
A look at some of my favorite titles published (or publishing) in 2017 so far… https://spark.adobe.com/page/AWV6BclqNF9Bu/ Zach K.
One of my favorite things about my job here at Mackin is receiving advance reader copies (ARCs) from our publishers. In fact, the last cart of books brought to my desk contains ARCS… Continue reading
I was born in 1985…the year that Marty McFly got Doc Brown’s time-traveling Delorean up to 88 mph. My Dad was born in 1955…the year that Marty’s parents must be set on the… Continue reading
I am a dog person (check out my other doggy posts here and here). No apologies, no regrets—well, except maybe for the “lived-on” look of my couch. And while I love the look… Continue reading
Little critters are fascinating…and beautiful, too. Yes, they are! When I first saw the mosaics of the wonderful artist Christopher Marley, I thought that he had painted his bugs before arranging them. Real… Continue reading
In the springtime, we know birds assist seeds to transplant new growth. Here is a reminder that a book can be a vehicle to travel to other lands, planting you into a beautiful… Continue reading
With a winter storm descending on us here in Minnesota today and Christmas music already playing in the shopping malls, I’d like to give a nod to our slightly less hectic November holiday.… Continue reading