Tag: History Lesson

Transatlantic Cruise: Ireland (4/8)

Transatlantic Cruise: Ireland (4/8)

This week in checking in about my glorious two week Transatlantic Cruise, I’m going to talk about our stop in Ireland!  For those of you just now joining us – hi!  I went on a cruise from NYC to western Europe in April and I’m sharing my adventures and some pictures, too!  These posts all standalone, but if you want to hear about other days and other adventures, do check out the Transatlantic Cruise 2018 tag! So this week is Ireland, and Ireland requires a bit of backstory for me.  Ireland has been at the top of my bucket list […]

Posted May 26, 2018 in Real World // 7 Comments //
Mary Shelley, Queen of Horror

Mary Shelley, Queen of Horror

When it comes to horror, I go promptly in the other direction.  I do not like to be scared.  If I feel like being terrified, I’ll sit and have a nice, long think about oblivion.  I don’t read much horror.  I find books are easier to digest than horror films, but mostly I’m just the person curled in a corner convinced that a murderous ghost is out to get them. I have 81 books in my collection tagged with “horror”.  Most of these are vampire books (Anne Rice, Laurell K. Hamilton).  Then there’s Stephen King and a handful of Goosebumps or […]

Posted October 13, 2017 in Bookish Things, Memes // 10 Comments //
Dracula: Man, Villain, & Myth

Dracula: Man, Villain, & Myth

October’s here and with it we start to get into some fun, Halloween themes!  Guys, if I haven’t said it already, I love this time of year.  I live in New England, so hereabouts the leaves started changing in early September.  Looking out my window, I can see every shade of red and orange, plus some yellows, greens, and browns.  October in New England is breathtaking and it is one of those times that I am so, so happy to live here. Also, it’s my birthday.  Like, literally today.  Just throwing that out there!  I’m not celebrating or doing anything special. […]

Posted October 6, 2017 in Memes // 21 Comments //