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
Another great weekend at Wizard World Chicago! Although the convention is coming to a close, there were plenty of good times to share. Everyone was in high spirits on Saturday, people packing the hall waiting to check out all the great booths. And Sunday was just as crowded. New this year, there was even and … Continue reading Wizard World Chicago 2017: Weekend in Review
So excited to be here in Chicago for Wizard World! As always, there's plenty to see, hear, and experience. Artist Alley is hopping with plenty of new and established talent. There's dub-step pounding from the gaming area, featuring everything from card and table top games to the latest in multiplayer gaming. And plenty of characters … Continue reading Wizard World Chicago- Friday in Review
Five out of Five Stars! I actually got the first installment of this comic as part of an app download a couple years ago. I was intrigued, but the story got buried under everything else I was reading. And eventually forgotten. Fast forward to this summer when I was perusing my husband's comic shelf--turns out … Continue reading Comic Book Review: Mind the Gap by Jim McCann, Rodin Espuejo, and Sonia Oback
It's almost that time of year again! Wizard World Chicago is always a highlight of my year. A chance to geek out over all the latest in comics, TV, movies, art, books, games... You get the picture. Click here or here to see a snapshot of the 2016 convention. Just so I don't go insane … Continue reading Can’t Wait for Wizard World!
We're always on the lookout for exciting new places to wander through. One of our more interesting finds this summer was Galien River County Park in Michigan. There's a couple trails to choose from. We picked the Canopy Walkway, mainly since we were worried the mosquitoes would try to carry us away if was wandered … Continue reading Galien River County Park, MI
2 out of 5 Stars 😦 I seem to be having the hardest time finding audio books lately that catch my interest. Perusing the library, I found this one and was intrigued by the premise. Thought I'd give it a shot... Some Background What if the person you were meant to be with could never … Continue reading Book Review: Fallen by Lauren Kate
My husband is an alumnus of Michigan State University, so we typically wind up back on campus a couple times a year. Usually we grab something to eat downtown and then wander through the park-like grounds. This visit, I snapped a few pictures of some of the cooler pieces of art. Check 'em out! Happy … Continue reading Michigan State Art
4 out of 5 Stars! Seeing it's summertime, I'm using this opportunity to kick back with some lighter reading. I love Neil Gaiman and his hilariously smart writing style, but didn't want something too morbid (aka American Gods or Good Omens). So I picked up one of his YA collaborations. The Blurb Joey Harker isn't … Continue reading Book Review: InterWorld by Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves
Sometimes it's nice to be a tourist close to home 🙂 Here are a few photos from our recent meanderings through downtown Milwaukee, including some great views of the Milwaukee Art Museum! Make the most of the rest of your summer 🙂 Happy Travels!