Morgan, my 12-year-old Spanish student, gave me a wonderful reading list of all her favorite book titles. I'm starting at the top and moving on down the line. I started reading Eragon (Inheritance, Book 1) by Christopher Paolini last week, and I'm really enjoying it. It reminds me of Star Wars with dragons.
Last night, still in the silence of my computerless home (at that time), I was reading before I went to bed. One of the chapters began with the line, "Breakfast was cold, but the tea was hot." I don't know why, but I was just struck by that straightforward, descriptive line. So here you have it: