Hi all, Just an update from my last post, when I mentioned that I had been considering adopting a kitten. Well, a few days ago I made my way to one of the rescues in my area to meet a sweet black DLH baby boy. I signed the adoption papers that day. The next day, … More Kitty Crisis 2018 and Adoption
Egomaniac is your run-of-the-mill adult “romance” novel. The POV switches between Drew, a male-client-only divorce attorney and Emerie, a couples councilor. The two fight at first (as they all do), but then fall madly and passionately in love (as they all do). There is a minor obstacle that they overcome. I found the story to … More Review: Egomaniac by Vi Keeland
Dumplin’ is a YA novel about Willowdean, a “fat” teenager who enters a beauty pageant in tribute to her Dolly-Parton-loving Aunt who has recently passed away. The novel explores many relationships in Willowdean’s life, including her touchy relationship with her mother, her drifting relationship with her beautiful long-term best friend, and her blooming romantic relationship … More Review: Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
I have been blog MIA since I returned from Europe. I didn’t mean to disappear, alas, life happened and time has felt like it’s been slipping away much faster than usual. As a bon voyage gift, I got strep throat a couples of days after I got home (damn airplanes…). Needless to say, I spent … More Life Update – August 2018
I am so sad to be saying goodbye to Rome. I have fallen in love with this city, and I am determined to return one day. There are so many more places in Europe and Italy that I want to see as well, so I am not sure when that day will come, but it will … More Arrivederci, Rome!
Well, it was back to Rome today for our final full day in the Eternal City. I am going to miss Roman life so, so much. Today’s agenda included re-visiting the major sites and shopping, obviously. After a breakfast of the most delicious cream-filled pastry EVER, we headed to an outdoor market to sample some … More When in Rome – Day 10
Another dream I had was to see the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Pisa is about 3 hours by train from Rome, so it’s not the easiest of day trips, but we had the time and figured to check it off our lists while we could. It was another (very) early morning as we made our … More When in Pisa (Rome – Day 9)