What A Peculiar Time To Be Alive

What a peculiar time we are living through. Remember that time when there wasn’t a new “Breaking News!” story Every. Day.? No? That’s ok, I hardly do either. Right now I’m betting many of us, world-wide, would love to turn the clocks to ANY other time. Whether that’s back to a time when Democracy reigned

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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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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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2016 Review: Not All Bad, but Glad it’s Over

Happy Chanukah & Merry Christmas! With gifts wrapped, a fire merrily crackling in the wood stove, and the smell of baking bread wafting through the house, now seems a good time to reflect on the past year and prep for the next one. 2016 has not been a good year globally for anyone, and personally

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A Name Change!

Hello! It’s still me, but it was time to rename this blog with a more suitable title. I am proud to announce I have moved to a new domain that more aptly encapsulates the content of this literary travel blog. Meanwhile, I am still working on my summer travel posts so you can look forward

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Seattle Coffee Shop Musings

As Seattle is home of Starbucks, and I didn’t get my mug of tea before leaving for the airport this morning, caffeine seemed in order, so here are some musings while I sip my Breakfast Tea. I love to people watch. As I sit here in my airplane clothes (leggings, sweatshirt, jacket, Big Bang Theory

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#WorldBookDay 2016: Where will books take you?

The lengths book nerds go for books. Am I right? I mean, I’ve been wearing a hardhat to work for the past couple years. The historical collections library where I work is nearing the end of what has been a lengthy construction of a new building that will reunite the State Library, Archives & Museum

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2015 Year End Review

2015 was overall so much better than the two years prior that it’s hard to say goodbye. This was a year of a travel dream come true and New Years resolutions I’m counting as kept. January 1, 2015 I opened to the first page of a brand new, blank, journal just waiting to be filled

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