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Leaves of Grass

Whenever I think of Leaves of Grass, I picture Wynona Rider-turned-Jo March quoting Whitman's "new" volume in the 1994 movie Little Women. If you haven't touched poetry since high school, pick up Whitman's earthshaking 1855 collection, which oozes with freshness and optimism

loved all four of his books...each chapter a short story. His vocabulary is truly amazing, but his sense of humor is what makes these books memorable. Read them to my husband while he was shaving and we both laughed.

All Creatures Great and Small is a British TV series based on the memoirs of James Herriot about his life as a veterinarian in the North Yorkshire town of Darrowby in the 1930s and beyond.

All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful; The Lord God made them all. Good News Unlimited. Gospel

Askrigg, Yorkshire, England. This village is famous in the legends of 'All Creatures Great and Small. A house in the village was chosen to represent Skelldale House in the TV series

James Herriot's Darrowby in 'All Creatures Great and Small' was filmed at the village of Askrigg (the set for Darrowby, and Skeldale House, the home and veterinary office of James, Siegfried, and Tristen), as well as their local, The Drovers Arms (which was really The Kings Arms) in the Yorkshire Dales