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 desire for a morning beach walk and the auction finishing early, the stories that filled the town the next morning…
Chincoteague Pony Swim 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, which live feral the rest of the year on the Island of Assateage are rounded up and forced to swim…
Chincoteague Pony Penning 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.
Looking for Anne & Finding Maud at Green Gables Heritage Place, P. E. I.
In search of “Kindred Spirits” and to experience first-hand the beauty of Prince Edward Island, Canada, as described by Lucy Maud Montgomery in her world famous, Anne of Green Gables series, I flew to P. E. I. to discover what it was about this place that the author found so compelling.
No Night at the MET for Me, Thanks!
Literary Inspiration: From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg Destination: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York Long before the Night at the Museum films there were two children that spent several nights in a museum. Those two children were Claudia and Jamie Kincaid, from E. L….