June 2017

With the coming of Spring, many of us find ourselves working in the yard and the garden.  Some find the work a necessary chore, while others see it as a relaxing escape from the pressures of life.  Gardens are as varied as the people who care for them.  Some have … Continue Reading

May 2017

Amy Tan was born in Oakland, California in 1952, two and a half years after her parents immigrated from China.  Her first book, “The Joy Luck Club” (published in 1990) was on the New York Times best seller list for almost a year.  The book is a delightful mix of … Continue Reading