Have you read Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein? No, I mean have you read it recently? It’s one of those books that you might have read if you had a very cool 11th grade English teacher. (We read The World According to Garp by John Irving. That was definitely eye-opening.) I don’t think I actually read …Read More
Art, art, art. Art is my touchstone whenever I travel. You can tell a lot about a city’s personality and culture by dropping into the local art museum. Some treats from the Art Gallery of Toronto (AGO), where we stumbled onto an amazing show: “Guillermo Del Toro, At Home With Monsters.” …Read More
It’s totally possible to be both incredibly energized and too exhausted to work the day after a great conference, yes? I returned from Bouchercon Toronto after a very long travel day, via Philadelphia. Sadly only saw the inside of the Philly airport. What is it with people in window seats closing the window shade the minute …Read More
*I love the rain. I want the feeling of it on my face.–Katherine Mansfield *Short stories by Katherine Mansfield.
Quickie On-the-Road Edition. Hope you’re having a great weekend! Bits and Bobs Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Water and some other surprising notes. The World’s Most Beautiful House. British Vogue is going through some exciting changes with a brand new editor. You can buy the fake Kardashian house. You know you want it…Well, maybe. Books …Read More
I am so impressed with Toronto, where I’m attending the Bouchercon Mystery Conference, but it doesn’t seem to like my technology. So today’s pics are very late. Wish you all were here to see what a friendly, wonderful city Toronto is.
I’m excited to be in Toronto with my mysterious, mystery-loving friends. Wish you were here! More photos soon… Hope you’re having a wonderful week. 💜