Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sand in My Bra ~ Non-fiction Review

This book caught me with its catchy title and the promise of funny tales of mishaps women experienced while traveling, so I overlooked the pink cover and bought it. After all, I love to travel, and having no plans to do so … Continue reading

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The Lower Falls ~ An Enchanting Stop Along the Swift River

The Lower Falls recreation site on the Swift River is one of the most popular stops along the Kancamagus Highway. Located in Albany, New Hampshire, everywhere you look there is a postcard worthy view of sparkling water spilling over granite rocks, collecting … Continue reading

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A (Covered) Bridge to Nowhere

Covered bridges, like lighthouses, are one of those things that seem to have a strange kind of rustic charm that lures people in. There must be a fascination about them, really, to cause such a fuss. Since moving to New England … Continue reading

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Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult ~ Fiction Review

I picked up this book not knowing anything about it but the author. I had no idea about the plot or the significance of 19 minutes. I was pleased to find myself immersed in a controversial subject ripped from the … Continue reading

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Dark Places by Gillian Flynn ~ Fiction Review

I really liked the premise for this book. I thought the idea was fresh and exciting. The characters were well developed and as damaged as you’d expect, this being a book written by Gillian Flynn. The novel was rife with her … Continue reading

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Skeet in September

Usually, if I’m shooting something, it’s with my camera. It’s the only tool I hunt with. My sport of choice. But this Saturday, I tried something new. See that little disc in the air? It’s not an alien spaceship. It’s … Continue reading

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The Polar Caves of Rumney, NH

Summer is lingering in New England, and while we actually had time for an adventure over the beautiful Labor Day weekend, the last thing I wanted to do on a sweltering hot day was hike thousands of feet closer to … Continue reading

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Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn ~ Fiction Review

Sharp Objects, the first novel written by famed Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn ~ it took me a while to get into this book. I didn’t really identify with any of the characters (which, after reading the book I’ve decided … Continue reading

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Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty ~ Fiction Review

Only a few pages into this book I thought, Wow, what fun. Very campy. It’s like one of those cute, cozy cat mysteries. Then I looked at the quote from Stephen King on the cover and thought, Stephen King likes … Continue reading

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