Magnolias in bloom

from Anne in Mullingar Library Some of the Magnolia trees are in  full bloom now!!!! What a sight they are. I first saw a magnolia tree in bloom in Belvedere House Gardens and Park, and I decided I would have one in my garden. Here are pictures of my little magnolia tree...It does my heart... Continue Reading →

Kathleen reviews The Glass Castle

Kathleen from Athlone Library reviews The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. This is a memoir of a successful journalist's journey from the deserted mining towns of the American Southwest. Jeanette’s father was an intelligent man, but was an alcoholic unable to support his family. Her mother was an Artist,  in her own world, and was... Continue Reading →

Patchwork Poetry #3

I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree (W.B. Yeats "The Lake Isle of Innisfree")And I said, let grief be a fallen leaf at the dawning of the day (Patrick Kavanagh "On Raglan Road")Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road (WALT WHITMAN “Song of the Open Road” )Patchwork Poem by Darren... Continue Reading →

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