We discovered the coolest trail while traversing through Chicago a few weeks ago. It's called The 606--part of the Rails to Trails project (like The Highline in New York). The trail meanders between city buildings along a defunct rail line. The scenery and architectural structures along the way are beautiful. And, of course, there's tons … Continue reading The 606: Chicago Trails
3 out of 5 Stars I don't tend to read a lot of historical fiction, but this book caught my eye as I was perusing the aisles at my local library. The cover was intriguing and, with the weather getting colder, it seemed like an excellent autumn read 🙂 The Set-Up Essex, England, 1645. With … Continue reading Book Review: The Witchfinder’s Sister by Beth Underdown
On our recent wanderings through Chicago, I took so many photos of talented street art. Too many for one post! So here's a few more 🙂 Happy Travels!
4 out of 5 Stars I got this book back in April after sitting in on an author panel at C2E2. The premise was intriguing and disturbing, harnessing the power of gods for electricity. I met Tim Lees again last month on a panel about experiences in publishing. His entertaining narratives made me even more … Continue reading Book Review: The God Hunter by Tim Lees
Chicago is home to some awesome street artists. On our recent visit, my husband and I noticed some spectacular art along the metro blue line and had to stop to take a closer look. If you're ever in Chicago, head out to the corner of California and Milwaukee. You can't wander far without noticing some … Continue reading At the Corner of Milwaukee and California- Chicago Street Art (Part 1)
4 out of 5 Stars I loved the first volume of McCann's Mind the Gap series, so I had to pick up the next one right away to figure out what would happen next. So many questions left unanswered! The Background New threats arise as the curtains pull back to reveal some of the most … Continue reading Comic Book Review: Mind the Gap #2 By Jim McCann, Rodin Esquejo, & Dan McDaid
Sometimes you just want to spend a Saturday morning wandering through the farmers market. Especially when that farmers market also has stands with amazing coffee (from the Grasshopper) and live music! Welcome to West Bend, WI--home to one of the coolest little farmers markets in the United States. With plenty of local produce, warm bakery, … Continue reading West Bend Wanderings