Cons to Skimming

For a long time after learning to skim, I had to be very conscious when I read for pleasure (which I do often) that I was picking up everything–especially when I read mystery books, as I often do. Occasionally friends will bring up a section of the book I don’t remember reading or a detail … Continue reading Cons to Skimming

Buck’s Christmas

Buck yawned, stood up and stretched. Duke sighed and wished Buck didn’t have to rise so early. Silence and peace would be more plentiful if he’d just sleep longer. Alas for Duke, however, for the other greatest noisemaker — Buck’s owner Nicholas — came dashing noisily down the stairs in a flurry of excitement. “Buck! … Continue reading Buck’s Christmas