What I look for in a summer read When I am travelling, I usually soak in some historical fiction or something set in the place I am visiting. If you follow me on Instagram, you can see that much more of my travel in the summer is spent close to home at pools or New […]
In just two weeks, I will be going on my first trip to Paris. The City of Lights is so prevalent throughout literature it has always been high on my list of places I hope to visit. Its long history is so rich and its contribution to the arts so strong. Here are a few […]
I spent the day in St. Maarten with my boys. They especially loved Maho Beach, which is located right at the foot of the runway of St. Maarten’s international airport. They loved being so close to the airplanes. The beach is a short drive from the cruise stop. While you are there you can grab […]
What Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult is about: Small, Great Things is the story of a court case that happens between a white supremacist family and Ruth Jefferson, a African-American labor and delivery nurse. As is her style, the story is told from the viewpoint of most of the main characters. It explores US […]
In April, I will be traveling to Sweden. I was recommended A Man Called Ove and when I found out that it is set in the country, I knew I had to read it. I am so glad I did! What A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman is about: This book is the story […]
This quote is part of a poem by Mary Ellen Hussey on Instagram. Her photos are stunning and often accompanied by her inspiring poems, so be sure to check out her account. So much of my life and blog is devoted to this concept. Be present in the moment, remembering to take in all the […]
This quote is taken from a 2016 calendar of pictures taken in Rhode Island sold through Made From RI. I bet this year’s will be just as beautiful! This picture was taken by me on a wonderful Narragansett Day. Take this gift of the coming year to write an amazing story for yourself! Happy New Year’s!
This quote is so much of what this blog is about. There is so much beauty, wonder and reason to be thankful for in this world! I find that taking pictures makes me pay attention to the details around me. Check out my Instagram to see some of the things I appreciate in this world. […]
What The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant is About: The book is the simple, but beautiful story of Addie Baum. She is Jewish immigrant growing up in 1920s Boston. It is told through an interview by Ava, Addie’s grand-daughter. She has a zest for life. This literary device helps to show how this country’s view of […]
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