Postcard from Chincoteague Pony Penning Carnival 2016

This entry is part 4 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

Greetings! I spent the evening at the 2016 Pony Penning Carnival and brought home the most ridiculous souvenir! I have to admit, I had a full day and part of me just wanted to shower…

Dreams Come True at the Chincoteague Pony Auction

This entry is part 3 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

The Chincoteague Pony Auction is not just your average horse sale, it’s a place where dreams come true. Although I managed to miss the auction by a half-hour due to the unfortunate combination of the…

Chincoteague Pony Swim 2016

This entry is part 2 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

The famous annual Chincoteague Pony Swim is held each summer in the last week of July. This event, made popular by the book Misty of Chincoteague, draws a large crowd each year. The Chincoteague Ponies,…

Chincoteague Pony Penning 2016

This entry is part 1 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

Thanks to Marguerite Henry’s book Misty of Chincoteague, the annual Pony Penning Week which takes place during the last week in July in Chincoteague, Virginia has become a famous tradition that draws large crowds each summer.

It’s Never Too Late to Self-Publish Your Memoirs

My grandparents survived the Holocaust, but they never talk about it. My childhood was filled with books like Number the Stars, The Devil’s Arithmetic, and Anne Frank’s diary. From these books I gathered an understanding…

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