Books Are Sexy

Well, duh! Just think about that photo from the Source that's floating around with Methos holding the book. Yes, there's another one of him all kitted out in leather, but it's the book pic that's sexy. Not to mention I spent my entire childhood with my nose in a book, and I refuse to blame reading for being a dork. Heh.

A Tour Around the Bookshelf

As you may ro may not know, I'm fascinated by anything to do with pioneers, and have been since I was a little girl. I'm particularly interested in the experiences of women who came West, and collect books on the subject. Last night I was reading a volume of Wagon Train Women, this one dealing with letters and diaries of women from 1860-65. There's a whole series, but I picked up this one since it was the time period my great great grandparents came to CA. I'm also rereading 'The Gentle Tamers' and Isabella Bird's 'A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains', which her first person account of her trip in 1873. Another favourite, though it got packed with most of my books that went to Utah, 'They Saw the Elephant: Women in the California Gold Rush'. Now that book I really wanted to reread...