Time again for the Louisa May Alcott Reading Challenge! What will you be reading?

Dust off your books and library cards--it's time again for the Louisa May Alcott Reading Challenge sponsored by In the Bookcase. Already there are some terrific books lined up by readers including An Old-Fashioned Girl, Proverb Stories, March by Geraldine Brooks and even my own Louisa May Alcott: Illuminated by The Message. I am already about …

The million words of Bronson Alcott

Yikes! Care to guess how many pages there are in these books? And guess what 95% of those many words are about. Goodness! Fortunately, I'm only looking for references to Lizzie. Curious thing - there are many letters to Anna and Louisa but hardly any directly to Lizzie or May (except when all the sisters …