Tag Archives: New England

Inside Scoop on Trendy Cape Cod Town


Gull Pond, Wellfleet
Gull Pond, Wellfleet, photo by Alexandra Grabbe

Destination: Cape Cod Book: Wellfleet, An Insider’s Guide to Cape Cod’s Trendiest Town  by Alexandra Grabbe (NEW e-book, June 2012)

“My blog turned into a daily hymn to the natural beauty of Outer Cape Cod.” Prologue, Wellfleet Continue reading Inside Scoop on Trendy Cape Cod Town

The Mountains Called

 Pet Travel Book Club

Destination: New Hampshire

 Book: Following Atticus: Eight Peaks, One Little Dog, and an Extraordinary Friendship  (September 2011) by Tom Ryan

CONTEST IS CLOSED. NOTE: This is the continuing book club run by Edie Jarolim of Will My Dog Hate me. Win a signed copy of Following Atticus by commenting here, OR at Will My Dog Hate Me. Comment both places and get two entries.

Review by Rebecca Boren

I wish I knew which wise person said that one mark of a wonderful book is that each reader feels it was written specifically to him or her. In the three months since its publication, Following Atticusa love letter to New Hampshire’s White Mountains and the two miniature schnauzers who transformed author Tom Ryan’s life, has already achieved best-seller status, gaining such accolades as “lyrical”, “heartwarming,” and “entertaining and joyous.” It’s been dubbed an instant regional classic, a worthy follower in the footsteps of such New England literary giants as Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson— whom Ryan loves to quote. Continue reading The Mountains Called

Emily Dickinson Bakes a Cake

Destination: New England

Books and Play: The Belle of Amherst by William Luce; The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson, edited by Thomas H. Johnson; and a Recipe Continue reading Emily Dickinson Bakes a Cake