Alice Adventures in Wonderland-Chapter X

Alice continues her adventure with the Gryphon and the melancholy Mock Turtle who relives memories of his past by telling stories. (Is this a way to avoid living in the present or thinking about the future?) This time his story is about a seashore dance called the Lobster Quadrille. He asks the Gryphon to helpContinue reading “Alice Adventures in Wonderland-Chapter X”

Chapter IX Book Review on Alice

In this next adventure Alice meets up with Duchess again who greets her fondly. Alice thinks perhaps the pepper was the cause of her hot temperment when they first met in the Duchess’ kitchen. As they stroll along together conversing, Alice discovers that the duchess finds a moral in everything that is said. The duchessContinue reading “Chapter IX Book Review on Alice”

Part VIII Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

What Alice found in the beautiful garden first were three gardeners. They were oblong and flat with the hands and feet at the corners and were numbered two, five and seven. They were painting a white rose tree red because they had mistakenly planted the wrong color and they feared the Queen of the gardenContinue reading “Part VIII Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

Part VI Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

At the end of Alice’s last adventure, she has arrived at a house but doesn’t know whose it is. Now in this adventure she sees a fish livery footman arriving at the door and a frog footman answering the door. Their discourse gives an indication as to whom the house belongs to as the fishContinue reading “Part VI Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

‘Lessons I Learned in The Light’

I have been reading a birthday present that Sara had given me, entitled, ‘Lessons I Learned in The Light’ by Jennifer Rothschild. Author Rothschild has been blind since age 15 but her in-SIGHT is tremendous. She is really NOT in the dark as she has relied on Jesus, literally, for her SIGHT and LIGHT. OneContinue reading “‘Lessons I Learned in The Light’”

Part V Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

What Alice finds on top of the mushroom was a blue caterpillar who appears to be very comfortable with who he is and whose questions make Alice feel very uncertain as to who she is. His penetrating question, ‘Who are you?’ is one she can’t quite answer. She has changed sizes so many times sinceContinue reading “Part V Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”