Romeo, as he came to be known, was a an unusually large black wolf that showed up in our town the winter of 2003. Living with black bears in our back yards, it is not uncommon to have large wild mammals sharing our spaces, but a wolf was rare.
I’d been feeling nervous and jittery, and beginning to wonder if I’d made an enormous mistake when 4 simple words dispelled my anxiety. Only hours ago I’d arrived in a new city, been introduced to twenty girls with whom I’d spend the next three weeks, and I’d retained the names of exactly zero so far.
My favorite book blogger, The Perpetual Page Turner, has a reoccurring post series called If We Were Having Coffee and I thought I’d borrow her format for this post. So grab your favorite cuppa and join me! It’s been quiet here on the blog for the past few weeks, and rather than let you go
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
If you’d entered my dorm room senior year of undergrad, you might have wondered if I’d gotten distracted and started playing The Floor Is Lava! with my books. I definitely considered it. I think I could have made it from the bed to the desk chair without touching the floor. In actuality, dorm rooms never
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
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
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
Happy Halloween! Hello Wonderful Reader, As the Prince Edward Island post series is drawing to a close (the final post will be out next week!) and the Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016 series is about to start, with a few odds and ends in between, I thought it a good time to catch up with you!
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