Not A Book Tour

Not A Book Tour: L.A. and Long Beach (part 4)

Today I’m going to share my last two days in California.  These are the two days I spent with my friend Shannon.  We drove around L.A., focused on relaxing for a day. The day I left town, since I was flying out of Long Beach, we went out there to have a tourist day. IRead more

Not A Book Tour

Not A Book Tour: Disneyland December 2017 (part 3)

You have read about my first few days in Disneyland and California Adventures.  Today is going to be the last post about being in the park. For our final day in the park, it was just three of us.  While five people were difficult to coordinate, three people are much easier, especially when there isRead more

Not A Book Tour

Not A Book Tour: Disneyland December 2017 (part 2)

Last week I told you about the first day of the trip and went over some of the things I got a bit obsessed with.  Today, I’m going to tell you about day two of our Disneyland adventure. I didn’t walk as much over the next two days as I did on day one, butRead more

Not A Book Tour

Not A Blog Tour: Disneyland 2017 pt 1

While Fredrick’s book tour stopped in Los Angeles, my trip out to California was primarily to go to Disneyland with my sister.  I did spent time in L.A., but not the way a 1st time tourist might expect to do.  I decided, since there is so much to talk about, to split this into twoRead more

Getting to Know Modern Persuasion

Getting To Know Modern Persuasion: Mrs. Musgrove

As we near the publication of Modern Persuasion, we only have a few more characters to meet.  This month we are going to meet Mr. and Mrs. Musgrove.  These are Louisa and Tommy’s parents, Mary’s in-laws, and Thing 1 & 2’s grandparents.  Who are these people?  We really never know, but here are five thingsRead more

Recollection Wednesday: Orlando Memories

I depart for Orlando in a few days!  Getting ready for the trip has me thinking back to last year’s conference, which was one of the events that prompted me to both start this blog and adopt Cedric Doggery.  It has me thinking of the last time I went to Orlando at the age ofRead more