Library Tour: The Library of Alexandria

Because the world of The Osteria Chronicles resembles Ancient Greece, I've been immersing myself in books on the Greeks for the past few weeks to get ideas for the next story in the series and for setting details, to get a handle on Greek words and, well, just because I like history (nerd alert!). Thanks … Continue reading Library Tour: The Library of Alexandria

Library Tour – Off to Amsterdam

Now that I've gotten over some of the giddiness that took over me after stealing my first batch of honey from my bees, it's time to get back to our regularly scheduled program. That means we'll be taking a tour through another of the world's libraries. This time, we're off to Amsterdam. Now, I know … Continue reading Library Tour – Off to Amsterdam

Library Tour: Vancouver Central Library

It's time for another trip to the library, this time I'm heading north to Vancouver, British Columbia, one of the best cities in the world with one of the most interesting library designs I've seen. The Vancouver Central Library So what do you do when you want a new library, but you aren't sure how … Continue reading Library Tour: Vancouver Central Library

Library Tour: The Sherman Library and Gardens

I know you're salivating for another venture through one of the world's libraries, so let's get started... Think SoCal (that's Southern California for those not up on their West coast lingo) is all about beaches and celebrities and crazy expensive homes? Well, it is, but it's also an enviable place to garden. Mild climate, little … Continue reading Library Tour: The Sherman Library and Gardens