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Check This Out: Not Without My Father

Hello! You’re just in time to help me welcome to the blog the fabulous Andra Watkins, who is here to talk about her memoir, Not Without My Father: One Woman’s 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace… 1,475 more words


2 lesser-known books that will make you want to pack your bags and travel

Jack Kerouac, Paulo Coelho, Elizabeth Gilbert and John Steinbeck are some of the names that commonly come to mind when thinking about books that inspire travel, wanderlust and pilgrimages of self-discovery. 915 more words

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Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman by Alice Steinbach is one of my all-time favorite books. I grabbed from high off the shelf at my local used book shop for a few dollars and I can’t tell you how happy I was to find it. 334 more words


Really, Really Brief Reviews

Educating Alice by Alice Steinbach – Steinbach, to me, is that well-meaning person who desperately wants you to like them and who is so earnest that you wish you could like but, really, you just spend every encounter wanting to hit them with something blunt. 810 more words


Quote for Today: Alice Steinbach

I suspected, however, that I wasn’t homesick for anything I would find at home when I returned. The longing was for what I wouldn’t find: the past and all the people and places there were lost to me. 16 more words

Quote For Today

Recent reads: Crazy Rich Asians and Without Reservations

One of the best things about being on holiday is probably having ample time to tackle that to-read list. And indulge in some light reading. Joyce, Hemingway and Proust can wait, right? 497 more words


Florence Day 18

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?”
Mary Oliver,  American poet
1935 –

This morning I had no internet access, nor could I send or receive text messages. 

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