Tag: The Boston Girl

Beachside Reads for the Non-Beachside Person

Beachside Reads for the Non-Beachside Person

The last time I can remember actually being at the beach was summer 2016.  We were on vacation in Maine with our friends and we all decided to go to Old Orchard Beach.  I went, and spent a great deal of time following their toddler around and NOT going in the water.  Two reasons: The Northern Atlantic Ocean is cold.  Even in June. As it turns out there are THINGS in the ocean.  Things that didn’t bother when I was nine, but now am super aware of.  Like jellyfish.  And giant squids.  Odds of seeing a giant squid?  Low.  Not gonna […]

Posted June 19, 2018 in Memes // 26 Comments //
August Wrap Up! // Featuring:  Lakes, Cakes, AND DOC BROWN!

August Wrap Up! // Featuring: Lakes, Cakes, AND DOC BROWN!

Welcome Ladies & Gents, to the August Wrap Up! August has been a busy month!  For me, there’s been vacations and birthdays and a trip to the dentist (BLECH), and a solar eclipse!  I am so so proud of myself because I have posted every day this month!  I know a lot of people are heading back to school within a week, if they haven’t already.  Can you believe summer’s almost over?  SHEESH.  I think that we all have had a crazy month, so let’s get down to it!  EXCITING THINGS ARE AFOOT, MY PHOENIX FRIENDS. No, not that kind […]

Posted August 28, 2017 in Blogging, Checking In, Reading, Real World, Writing // 23 Comments //
The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

I’ve been meaning to read another of Anita Diamant’s books for ages. I love The Red Tent.  It’s one of my top ten favorite books of all time.  I’ve read it probably half a dozen times.  The book is good.  The audiobook is good.  Sometimes I stop listening to one book in the middle because I feel the need to listen to The Red Tent again.  I would absolutely take that book to a desert island, and if my house was burning down and I could only rescue a handful of books, The Red Tent would be one of them. That said, The Boston Girl is not […]

Posted January 12, 2017 in Reviews // 0 Comments //