Book Review – The Keep by Jennifer Egan

The Keep (Anchor Books, 2006) begins with a castle, an unnamed European country, and a spectacularly annoying character. Danny has just arrived, with a one-way plane ticket to meet a cousin he hasn't spoken to in years, at a dilapidated castle. He doesn't know where he is or why his cousin has brought him there.… Continue reading Book Review – The Keep by Jennifer Egan

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Now I am 28

I turned 28 this week. This is what I look like now that I'm 28 whopping years old. That's me before work on the morning of my birthday. I look older and wiser, right? 28 is nice. I think we'll get along. There are a myriad of ways that my life is different at 28… Continue reading Now I am 28

Europe Trip 2013 – Part Ten: Cannes, France

This summer Peter and I went on an adventure to Europe. With the help of a stellar memory and my obsessive journalling, I’m sharing those adventures with you. Part One: Duisburg, Germany Part Two: Fritzlar, Germany Part Three: Bern, Switzerland Part Four: Lake Como, Italy Part Five: Venice, Italy Part Six: Florence, Italy Part Seven:… Continue reading Europe Trip 2013 – Part Ten: Cannes, France

Book Review – Galore by Michael Crummey

For a long time I've wanted to visited the Canadian East Coast. Pictures of lighthouses in Nova Scotia look beautiful. I'm a big fan of Lucy Maud Montgomery, who set the majority of her books on Prince Edward Island. But every book I've read about Newfoundland makes it sound like a cold, desolate place. (See:… Continue reading Book Review – Galore by Michael Crummey

Europe Trip 2013 – Part Nine: Cinque Terre, Italy

This summer Peter and I went on an adventure to Europe. With the help of a stellar memory and my obsessive journalling, I’m sharing those adventures with you. Part One: Duisburg, Germany Part Two: Fritzlar, Germany Part Three: Bern, Switzerland Part Four: Lake Como, Italy Part Five: Venice, Italy Part Six: Florence, Italy Part Seven:… Continue reading Europe Trip 2013 – Part Nine: Cinque Terre, Italy

Book Review – Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton

I love hearing other people's testimonies. You will never hear two the same. Every Christian has a unique story of how they came to be in relationship with Jesus Christ. I think that's so amazing. Testimonies continuously remind me of God's love for us, individually. So I like reading testimonies too. I appreciate when authors… Continue reading Book Review – Seven Storey Mountain by Thomas Merton