Monthly Archives: July 2015

The West of Ireland

I had a conference in Ireland so of course we all packed up and went. As a trip it was a bit awkward–I had to actually work, we were based in Limerick rather than my first choices of Dublin or … Continue reading

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Home from camp on the injury list (last Tuesday)

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Today’s read: SUGAR, by Jewell Parker Rhodes (middle grade)

My review, in tweets: 1. SUGAR, Jewell Parker Rhodes. Historically accurate story of ex-slaves & Chinese workers on Louisiana sugar plantation. 2. Prose somehow both lush & spare; poetic & simple. Narrator, 10-y-o orphaned ex-slave Sugar, suffers but demands joy. … Continue reading

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