Outlaws of Time

Outlaws of Time is Louis L’Amour’s Lonesome Gods meets Doctor Who told through the voice of a modern Flannery O’Connor for boys – set in the sticky Arizona desert. And just to make it a little more of a tilt-a-whirl, reminiscent of Doctor Who and Flannery O’Connor,  every name and every symbol has layered meaning….

Audiobooks They Love

In our post about Audible, I mentioned that my family listens to over 1,000 hours of audiobooks per year. Frankly, that is a conservative number. We listen to audiobooks religiously. It is no wonder then that I am routinely asked to recommend some favorites when friends are looking for books for car trips, quiet time…

Audible: Reading With My Ears

As an auditory learner, audiobooks are more than a luxury for me; they are a necessity. Readers of any learning style can benefit from audiobooks, however. While auditory learners are probably going to be streaming classics every free moment that they can get, other learners (moms, dads, and children alike) can still benefit from being read…

A Person of Ability

I just finished reading Ben Hur, by Lew Wallace. For the third time. I’ve always been mildly curious about the man who could and would write such a story. This time I decided that I was curious enough to actually dig up a biography. Based on the stories in the first chapter of Lew Wallace:Militant…

Slugs and Bugs: Silly Goodness

“Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God!” (Isaiah 40:28) This powerful verse lives passionately in the hearts of my kids and me thanks to Slugs and Bugs Sing the Bible 2. My husband is a professional musician; we have very particular standards pertaining to music in our home….