Monthly Archives: November 2013

Food for Thought for Food

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and unless you’re Canadian (October? Really?), or anyone else for that matter, really…well, wherever you are, I hope that you’ll be eating well when Thursday comes.  Or if not, that you’ll be eating a lot. It’s … Continue reading

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Continental Breakfasts: Oliver Wendell Holmes and the American Literary Consciousness

So.  How to start a blog about reading? I mentioned, in the About page, that I live in a small town, not far – but far enough – from a big city. Culture here exists more in the abstract than … Continue reading

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Welcome! And other things

Welcome to Shelf Reflections! This blog-o’-mine is – well, will be – about reading, literature, and maybe other things in the future, so if that suits your fancy, let me be the first to welcome you here. Obviously there isn’t … Continue reading

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