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My Reading Life: Juneau’s Worst Kept Secret- Romeo the Wolf

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Reading Around Juneau

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.

The Lighthouse Mystery of Assateague Island

This entry is part 10 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

The 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…

Chincoteague for the Non-Pony Enthusiast

This entry is part 9 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 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…

Sunset Pony Viewing with Daisey’s Island Boat Cruises

This entry is part 8 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged that if two inhabitants of the Tongass Alaska Rainforest convene in an alternate location, the rain will follow. And so it was that, having invited my parents to join…

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

This entry is part 7 of 12 in the series Misty of Chincoteague & Pony Penning Week 2016

Situated 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…

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