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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Finding Old Holland at Zaanse Schans Historical Village

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Holland

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Holland“In which book does a girl stare into a wooden shoe to help her think?” I huddled with my two teammates and in a few seconds had our answer on the paper. Title. Author. Pencil down! While some kids were winning sport competitions or spelling

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Love & Vermeer in Delft

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This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series HollandThe girl wore a vibrant blue coat over her floor length dress. She appeared to have just come inside to find a letter awaiting her on the table. Without even sitting down she had opened the letter and began to read. I felt I had

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Royal Delft Blue Pottery & Holland’s Favorite Bunny

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This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series HollandYou know that tea set your grandmother has? The porcelain white one decorated with images painted in blue- probably windmills? The one she won’t let you touch because God-forbid you might break something? Yeah that one. That’s probably because it’s precious Royal Delft Blue pottery.

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If We Were Having Coffee & Apple Pie

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Holland

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series HollandMy 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! If we were having coffee and apple pie,

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