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A Search for Clarity at the Anne Frank House

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Holland

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series Holland*Anne Frank named her diary Kitty and each entry is written in letter form. In a search for some clarity in seemingly similarly dark political times, I thought I’d try Anne’s technique. Dear Kitty, I spent last night lying awake revolving between fear and feeling

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A Little Recognition: Liebster Award Nomination!

Starting a blog often feels like toiling on a great product and then sending it off into an abyss, wondering if anyone besides those closest to you will ever read it. (Who you may have coerced into reading it. Who then promptly tell you that it is definitely, absolutely, the GREATEST thing they have ever

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Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016 Video

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016To wind up the Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016 post series, I thought I’d try a new medium, VIDEO! There’s something about stampeding horses that just can’t be fully captured in photographs and description. This is an event much better seen in motion.

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The Lighthouse Mystery of Assateague Island

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016The Mystery of the Lighthouse’s Open Hours I think every mystery series I read as a child had one book that takes place in a lighthouse. Thanks to The Boxcar Children, The Bobbsey Twins, Nancy Drew, The Famous Five…lighthouses hold a romanticized

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Chincoteague for the Non-Pony Enthusiast

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016“This is the worst vacation. Ever.” The young boy in front of us at the Pony Swim was obviously not as excited as his sisters to see real live ponies. He wasn’t alone. Based on my own brother’s grumbling and moodiness, it

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Chincoteague Accommodations for the Misty Fan: Miss Molly’s Inn

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016Situated at the end of Chincoteague’s downtown is an unassuming three-story, pale yellow house. Painted blue flowers cascade down the white front porch pillars. This is Miss Molly’s Inn, the b&b where Marguerite Henry stayed when she began writing her now famous,

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2016 End of Year Book Survey

Being partly book-blogger, I wanted to take a moment to look back at the books I read over the last year, so I’m linking up to The Annual End of Year Book Survey, hosted by Jamie at The Perpetual Page-Turner. 2016 Reading Stats Number Of Books You Read: 27… according to Goodreads, though in truth

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