Sorry, Seth G. Jones (In the Graveyard of Empires) but I've been lured away by Sebastian Junger (War). Oh, I will come back to you, but there's been enough hype to entice me to buy Junger's book and move it to the top of the queue.
Our Molly writes: War is about Jason's old "sister" company. He was in Chosen company, and the book is about Battle company, but they belonged to the same battalion.
Sebastian Junger is well-known for his earlier book, The Perfect Storm. I don't expect to find it very soothing.
Thursday, May 13, 2010
Last summer, I won a raffle at the Saratoga Soroptimist Secret Gardens Tour (which, by the way, will be held this year on Sunday, July 11.) One of my prizes was the sweet hand-painted bird house in the photo, above. This spring, I hung it near our back deck, and quite quickly a wren family moved in. At least I think they are house wrens. I haven't wanted to disturb them by getting too close.
From the Saratoga County Soil and Water Conservation District office in Ballston Spa, I purchased two handmade bluebird nesting boxes. In the back yard, above, chickadees promptly moved in. But in the front yard...