Books Reviews and Such

The Coldest Case, Bruno Novel 15

The Coldest Case is the most recent, Bruno, Chief of Police novel, from Martin Walker. I’ve been anxiously awaiting its arrival since I first heard it was coming out. On the holiday Monday I was up at the McNally Robinson store at The Forks. I asked when the book was coming in and was told it would arrive at the Grant Park location the next day. I immediately reserved a copy. They said there were only four copies coming in, and…Continue readingThe Coldest Case, Bruno Novel 15

Food Community theology

Keeping the Ferial

I wrote this post on keeping the ferial six and a half years ago. I’m reposting it with some change in my thoughts. Not that I necessarily disagree with what I wrote, but that I find my approach to some matters a little changed in the interim. One more thing I have noticed since the start of the pandemic. Eating alone on a regular basis, makes it harder to keep my focus on the amounts I eat at each meal.…Continue readingKeeping the Ferial

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Feeding My Mother – Jann Arden

Feeding My Mother, is a memoir from Canadian singer-songwriter Jann Arden. Arden has been something of a fixture on the Canadian music scene for the last quarter of a century. However, other than her 1994 hit Insensitive, I couldn’t name one of her songs. However, books that deal with food and relationships tend to get my attention, and so I picked this one up. Feeding as an Act of Love Another thing that made me want to pick this book up is…Continue readingFeeding My Mother – Jann Arden