‘Twas the Day of Christmas (a poem)

"Star light, star bright, your wish will come true tonight." Let me fill you in on what happened this past Christmas: 'Twas the day of Christmas, when all through the home Every creature was stirring and starting to roam; The presents were stacked under the tree with great care, In hopes that happy hands soon would be there.   The children all jumped out of their beds; While visions of sweet toys danced in their heads; And hubby in his 'jammies, and I in my … [Read more...]

A Tale of Two E-Readers

"Treat yourself to something of quality." Here I am trying to teach the kids that Christmas is not merely about presents, but I do have something on my wish list: a Kindle Paperwhite. I'm not even interested in the bells and whistles of a Kindle Voyage, but in its predecessor. I already have a Nook device, so why would I need two e-readers? Here's my argument: Kindle Paperwhite (want) Has a backlight, so I can read in dim environments Can ditch the cloud reader and not have to use … [Read more...]