Romanced By Bookstores

Romanced by Bookstores | The Thinking Closet

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been romanced by bookstores…especially used bookstores.  They lure me in with their old, stale-book smells and promise of inscribed inside covers.  They win my heart with their cozy aisles and reading nooks.  And if I find a treasure – – oh, stop the presses – – if I find a treasure, I’m forever theirs. And I think I’ve discovered my new favorite bookstore in Orlando.  It’s called {read more…}

Lil Journal Project – Week 3

Captiva Island, Fort Myers, Florida - Lauren & Pop Pop

This past week, Mark and I ventured south to Fort Myers to visit my grandparents, a.k.a. Mor Mor and Pop Pop, and their precious kitty, Ana.  Our time together was so wonderful.  In the past, our visits have been overshadowed by this sense of urgency to savor every moment since it might be another year until we’d see them; however, this time, we had the sweet relief of knowing we’re within driving distance of them! {read more…}