European vacation: cultural prep

the girl with the pearl earring

Back when we purchased our tickets for our upcoming trip to Munich, Amsterdam and Paris, I thought about “Monuments Men.” I’d finished the book a few months earlier and then seen the movie. I started looking forward to seeing some of the places the book talks about. That’s when I realized I wanted to do … Continue reading

Marching on

Wow. If I thought I had been bad about posting, I wasn’t prepared for March. I blame this mostly on a lack of doing anything eventful in March and the nice weather, which meant I was sitting outside reading for a good bit. So I posted about some books that I read. And a couple … Continue reading

My reading rainbow

I had been pretty behind on my reading for the year. My goal is 30 books, but I’d really like to get closer to 50. As of February, I’d only completed The Paris Wife (that I read for book club). I was determined to get caught up on at least two books a month. I’m … Continue reading

Home body

I’m a homebody. Honestly, it doesn’t bother me if I stay in all day. It’s happened plenty of times. And luckily I found a guy who is just as much as homebody. Sometimes I have to force him to leave the house on weekends. That’s even harder to do now that our place is full … Continue reading

Delicious links

I’ve been a terrible blogger. See a few months ago Delicious switched over from its Yahoo! platform, and I had a brief freak out over losing my hundreds of links. Then I found them all. Whew. I should shout out to all my friends/networks for linking and posting such great stories and stuff. On another … Continue reading

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