Calling the Wind

Lewis and Clark were greatly responsible for opening the American West for further exploration and settlement. Their dangerous travels provided Americans early maps, descriptions of a great wealth of natural resources that would belong to the American people, and provided useful information for Americans regarding the terrain, dangers, and challenges, they might expect to find in the coming Westward expansion. The expedition to transverse the North American continent led by Meriwether... Read More

They Do It With Mirrors

Agatha Christie has a legion of loyal fans. If you are one of the millions for whom Agatha Christie and Miss Marple rarely disappoint, consider They Do it with Mirrors (available in large print). One of Miss Marple’s school friends believes that her sister, Carrie Louise, is being poisoned. She asks her old friend Miss Marple to investigate before it is too late. Carrie Louise and her third husband are currently running a boarding school for juvenile delinquents. The money to... Read More

Buddha in the Attic

I have always been fascinated by people, places, and cultures. I’d love to be able to walk into someone’s house in New Orleans or Tokyo or Paris and watch how they cook, what they eat, and all of the mundane details of their unfamiliar lives. I also find emigrant stories fascinating. People from lands I would love to visit all desperate to come here and make new lives. Julie Otsuka’s novel Buddha in the Attic is a masterful tale of young women in San Francisco who were... Read More

Zane Gray – Boulder Dam in Large Print

  One of the first books I read was by Zane Grey. It was about a Mountain man and his adventures hunting, trapping, and fighting Indians. His books show a very descriptive frontier life and with boyish enthusiasm. Most of the Zane Grey books I’ve read were about the early frontier or Westerns, but he also wrote books that were more contemporary (for the time). His book Boulder Dam has been re-released in large print. Boulder Dam is about the construction of the Hoover... Read More is the only comprehensive senior lifestyle website for Southeast Texas Seniors. is dedicated to being informative to all things of concern to seniors, their families and their caregivers.