Family Travel Friday Destination: Williamsburg, Virginia Book: The Colonial Caper Mystery at Williamsburg (2009) by Carole Marsh (Note: this illustrates the teacher’s guide, because the book is temporarily out of stock at Amazon. If you’re in a hurry, it is available through other booksellers.) Article by Jennifer Close What would it be like if you could get transported […]
Destination: Paris Book: The Most Beautiful Walk in the World: A Pedestrian in Paris (NEW June 2011) by John Baxter In The Most Beautiful Walk in the World , John Baxter tells stories that add depth to a stroll through Paris. The Australian writer lives in the city of literature and art with his French wife […]
I like a cookbook that reads like a book–not an instruction manual. For a cookbook with personality, read The Sweet Life in Paris. When good writing accompanies recipes that make you want to start cooking NOW, you’ve got a winner. If you want to read a food blog with real personality, I recommend Peggy Bourjaily’s […]
The Great American Road Trip Destination: Alabama Book: Gods in Alabama (2005) by Joshilyn Jackson There are gods in Alabama: Jack Daniel’s high school quarterbacks, trucks, big tits, and also Jesus.