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The Dutch Diaries, Part Five: The Delights of Delft

Hello Once Again, Armchair Travellers of Bloglandia! If you're absolutely sick of seeing my vacation photos, you'll be glad to know this post is the final installment of the Dutch Diaries. But if you've enjoyed reliving my little excursion with me, well, sorry to say, it's still the final post of my recent trip to the … Continue reading The Dutch Diaries, Part Five: The Delights of Delft

No, really, it’s a public service announcement (Kobo’s 30% Off Sale)

Hello Book Fiends of Bloglandia! Okay, yes, this is a "buy my book" type post. Sorry, these things happen. But it's not just my books that are on sale over at Kobo. It's books by plenty of other fabulous authors. So really, this post is a public service to help out both readers and writers. … Continue reading No, really, it’s a public service announcement (Kobo’s 30% Off Sale)

The Dutch Diaries, Part Four: B&B Bij Jeanne (aka “the best!”)

Hello Once Again, Armchair Travellers of Bloglandia! So far, the Dutch Diaries have been a whirlwind of sightseeing, which means it's time to relax a little and settle into what might be the best bed and breakfast in all of the Netherlands. Typing about where we rested our heads at night might seem a little mundane, … Continue reading The Dutch Diaries, Part Four: B&B Bij Jeanne (aka “the best!”)

October’s Top Three Reads: Creepy Houses, Strange Brothers, and Embarrassing Delights

Hello Book Fiends of Bloglandia! This week, we'll take a little break from the Dutch Diaries because it's time for me to gush about my favorite books from last month. Don't worry, I'll be jumping back on the windmill next week! Note: If you want to catch up before then, here's Parts One, Two, and … Continue reading October’s Top Three Reads: Creepy Houses, Strange Brothers, and Embarrassing Delights

The Dutch Diaries, Part Three: What!? No Windmills!?

Hello Armchair Travellers of Bloglandia! Welcome back to another installment of the Dutch Diaries, which makes it sound far more introspective and mysterious than it really is. Basically, I'm just showing off my vacation pics. As with last time, we're heading out on another day trip from the delightful land of Delft...and yes, I will be … Continue reading The Dutch Diaries, Part Three: What!? No Windmills!?

The Dutch Diaries, Part Two: Funky Houses and, yes, MORE Windmills

Hello Bloglandia! First up, if you missed Part One of the (newly named) Dutch Diaries, you can check out some big organs, big dunes, and a big (but fun) tourist trap HERE. But if you're ready to hop on the train and head into Part Two....all aboard! Saying Goodbye to Haarlem After four nights in … Continue reading The Dutch Diaries, Part Two: Funky Houses and, yes, MORE Windmills

September’s (Belated) Top Three Reads: Killer Nuns, Time Travel, and Wild Dreams

Hello Book Fiends of Bloglandia! Yes, yes, I'm a little late with this month's gushing over books I read in the previous month. What can I say? Posting vacation photos took precedence over trying to pick my top three favorite reads. And if you pop over to last week's post, I don't think you'll blame me. … Continue reading September’s (Belated) Top Three Reads: Killer Nuns, Time Travel, and Wild Dreams

The Dutch Diaries, Part One: Haarlem, Tourist Kitsch, and Sandy Treks

Hello Bloglandia! I'm back! And yes, I'm completely aware that you probably didn't even notice I've been missing for the past couple weeks, but that doesn't make me any less "back" from my first European adventure in three years. Three very long years. First Stop, Haarlem with Two As Anyway, I won't go into the … Continue reading The Dutch Diaries, Part One: Haarlem, Tourist Kitsch, and Sandy Treks