What Thomas captures beautifully in 'A Child's Christmas in Wales' is the dreamlike quality of Christmases past.
Christmas tree decorating, watching 'The Grinch,' and playing in the snow are staples of their winter holidays, say seventh- and eighth-graders in Maine.
Rushworth Kidder, who passed away on March 5, was a former Monitor columnist and a leading advocate of ethical conduct in business, government, education, and personal life.
‘But I need them!’ I exclaimed. Gently, my wife asked, ‘When did you last use them?’
On the strength of the popular Kindle, Amazon says it now sells more e-books than hardcovers. What's being lost is the messy tactile narrative of how books are made manifest and cling to our lives, as "The Hobbit" did to mine.
Love, war, and poetry mingle in this dreary retelling of Dylan Thomas's famously tumultuous love life.