For one last summer adventure, my mom and I decided to travel northeast for a week, soaking up some mermaid vibes and writing inspiration in Kennebunkport, Maine. It was also a throwback to one of my childhood favorites, the first … Continue reading
Last week, my mom, my brother, and I flew to San Francisco for five days. Now, this post is not going to be about high-brow literary tourism; it’s about my own most recent reading experiences, and to me, San Francisco is home … Continue reading
Edit 09-05-13: Added a few more notes and one more picture. Huge renovation, I know 🙂 . . . . . . . . It was close this year. Very close. We slid in just before the doors rumbled shut, … Continue reading
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Yes, ok, all right, I know it’s not the most original thing. I’m not the first, second, or even 33,333rd person to go to DisneyWorld. But it was my first time, and it was a Juv/YA lit-and-folklore/fairytale-related experience, so by gosh, I … Continue reading
In honor of Midwinter and the world not ending, I’d like to share the following video from a folk song festival I attended back in October. First, a little background: When my mom and her sisters were little, they used … Continue reading
And now for something a bit different — a glimpse into Nerija’s real-life shenanigans! I may do similar posts in the future, focused on my literary/folklore-themed real-life adventures (I’m inspired by the Inspired Adventures of Mandy, of Adventures in Borkdom … Continue reading