Diagon Alley

Previous post: Hogsmeade Village After lunch we walked through Universal to reach the discreet entrance to Diagon Alley, which was next to Kings Cross and direc...

Hogsmeade Village

We had one full day at Universal, and that limitation required careful planning in regard to arrival time, meal time, and what part of the park to visit when. T...

A second spring break

As homeschoolers, we do what we want. It’s glorious. It’s magnificent. Our first spring break was spent at home, and truth be told, we still did mat...

Book Review: The French Girl

I listened to The French Girl on Audible since I’ve settled in to audiobooks during long runs. (It’s wonderful how quickly an hour or two will pass ...

Book Review: Homegoing

(This review was originally published on The Same, an online literary journal for women, by women.) Every once in a while I read a book so intense that I have t...

Book Review: Armada

I’ve been adamant about my love for Ready Player One, not only listing it as one of my favorite books I read in 2017, but also pushing it on anyone who mi...

Adios Tonsils and Adenoids

Last week Jeremy got his tonsils and adenoids taken out after we realized that more than 50 percent of his airway closed up when he laid down to sleep. A tonsil...

Book Review: Artemis

It’s been a long time since I didn’t finish a book, but look at me now, not finishing this book. Heck, y’all. I tried. Deciding to read Artemi...

Book Review: The Dinner

Every time you pick up a new book, you’re taking a tiny risk. Have you wasted your $3 at the used book store? Are you about to waste your time reading a b...

Book Review: Killman Creek

Killman Creek picks up where Stillhouse Lake ends. Resolved, but not. However, this time Gwen Proctor isn’t on the run as much as she is on the hunt. In a...

First Snow of 2018

Parts of Tennessee got its first snow of the year last week, but we weren’t that lucky. Yesterday, however, we scored a few inches (yay!) and it’s c...

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