Category Archives: out-of-book experiences

Highlights from San Francisco: an Out-Of-Book Experience

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

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Merry Meet! Merry Part! And Merry Mochas!

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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My recent trip to DisneyWorld (a Postcards Out-of-Book-Experience™)

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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

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A song for the solstice

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

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Another year, another Ren Faire

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

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