Travel

Exploring South Dakota

A road trip through North and South Dakota was not what I’d planned for 2020. But then again, did anything this year really go as planned? Back in June, I took a gamble and booked a trip to Boston. We were going to spend three days there, then drive up to Maine for the rest of the trip. Things seemed to be improving in Indiana and those states with COVID, so I thought it would […]

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Murals, Travel

The Best Murals in North & South Dakota

We recently returned from a fun week long road trip through North and South Dakota. I’d been to both states before, but I honestly remember nothing of North Dakota and hadn’t been to South Dakota since high school. Most people go for the National Parks, which was also our reason for going too. But while we were out there, I discovered a pretty rich public art scene in both states. As you know, I love […]

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Books, Featured Posts

Book Review: Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer

Prudence does not like Quint at all. And as fate would have it, they’re partners in science class where Prudence basically does all the work, ensuring they’ll get an A. So when the grades come back and a C mars her otherwise perfect record, she loses it. Her teacher agrees to let them have a do-over but only if they work together. Quint wants no part of it, but after Prudence reluctantly agrees to volunteer […]

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Books, Featured Posts

Wild Geese Bookshop

Independent Book Store Day is just around the corner! Thanks to the pandemic, it was moved from its traditional date in the spring to August 29. If you’re like me, you love seeking out quaint little bookshops and often the best ones can be found in small towns. Wild Geese Bookshop, which opened in 2016, is nestled into the downtown area of Franklin, Indiana. The store gets its name from a poem of the same […]

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Lifestyle

Podcasts I’m into Right Now

At this time last year, I’m not sure I’d even really listened to a full episode of a podcast. Somewhere along the way, I got tired of listening to music when walking and decided to try something new. Turns out I’ve found a few that I’m really digging! Good Christian FunGrowing up in a conservative Christian home, a lot of my middle and high school years were submersed in the Contemporary Christian Music culture (CCM […]

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Books

Book Review: My Lovely Wife

Millicent and her husband live an upscale life in a gated Orlando community. She’s one of the top real estate agents in the city; he’s a pro tennis coach at an elite country club. They have two beautiful, smart children and life is good. Things may seem normal to outsiders looking in on their lives and marriage, but Millicent and her husband have a dark and twisted secret: they enjoy murdering young women. Somewhere along […]

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