Barbara V's blog

On the Shelf: Diabetes & Heart Healthy Cookbook

Healthcare has been a hot-button topic lately. No matter where you stand on the issue, it’s likely you’ve been thinking about it a lot, and, if you’re like me, I imagine you’ve also become more aware of the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle with diet and exercise.

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On the Shelf: Penguin Lives

Biographies are not my first (second, third or fourth!) choice of reading material. It’s not that I have no interest in the lives interesting (often infamous) people have led throughout history. I simply don’t enjoy wading through the depth and breadth of information provided by most biographers.

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On the shelf: Wire in the Blood

A couple of weeks ago, I admitted that I’m a knit-aholic. I have to admit that I’m also an anglophile. I’ve been a fan of British writers since I discovered Evelyn Anthony and Nora Lofts as a teenager mumble-something years ago....

On the Shelf: Perfection

I’ve never been especially fond of biographies – too long, too detailed and dense. To me, the same is true of autobiographies. However, I’m fascinated by slice-of-life memoirs, especially those written by working writers.

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On the Shelf: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Knitting & Crocheting

Hi! I’m Barbara, and I’m a knit-aholic.

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