Tuesday’s Inspiration: Wendell Berry

When I come across a poem I love, I will write it in my journal. "A Timbered Choir" by Wendell Berry is a poem I never want to forget. I think it is my all-time favorite poem if I had to chose one. Forgive my little scribbles and messy handwriting but I felt it more…

Tuesday’s Inspiration: Mary Oliver

Picking Blueberries, Austerlitz, New York,1957 Once, in summer, in the blueberries, I fell asleep, and woke when a deer stumbled against me. I guess she was so busy with her own happiness she had grown careless and was just wandering along listening to the wind as she leaned down to lip up the sweetness. So,…

Tuesday’s Inspiration: Percy Bysshe Shelley

Is it too early to be dreaming of spring? I don't think so. The sun is around so much longer these days. It's really just around the corner. I found this poem on one of my favorite websites (This Ivy House) this morning, and I love how spring is expressed in it. I wanted to…

Classics Aren’t So Bad After All

Do you want to know why I am a really bad librarian? Well, other than the fact that I quit my library job... I have always been a bad librarian because I said for years that I "hated classics." *everyone gasps* Yup. I said it. But now, in my older, wiser (ha!) years, I have…