Tag Archives: North America

In the South Pacific with Some Great Sailors and a Jerk of a Captain

I knocked off the Marshall Islands and Hawaii with a great Pulitzer winner this week. Hated to see this one end. I love when books make me search Google–this time it was to look at images of the ships my … Continue reading

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Closing in on the End of Author Alphabet

I’m racing along to the end of the alphabet, trying to get at least the authors done before the end of the year. The end is in sight, and in most cases, I’ve been able to meet some other goals … Continue reading

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Scared Out of My Snowshoes in Colorado

I haven’t been scared of a lot of movies, but “The Shining” freaked me out pretty well. That meant that when I went to pick up the novel, it took me awhile to get going, since I kept saying to … Continue reading

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From Poland with Love

I just spent some time traveling between NYC, Poland, and Chile with Nicole Krauss’s The History of Love. A friend saw that I had read it and said that he read it for a book group and was pretty sure … Continue reading

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Accidentally Still in Mississippi

Ok, so I picked my G author book because although it is not on the 1001 list, it is a Pulitzer winner and Wikipedia said it was set in Alabama, so it was going to help with my Around the … Continue reading

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From Providence to Monaco

I’ve been keeping myself entertained this week while putting lots of miles on the car. I was listening to a book several of my friends had recommended, in part because it takes place at my old university, right at the … Continue reading

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My World Tour 2012

I have had an amazing trip around the world in 2012. Next year I will be doing it again and will also be doing a tour of the 50 states. And I might just disappear again on you in November. … Continue reading

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