Getting Off the Beaten Path

I love referencing this book when planning trips! It’s fun to see the normal sights, but this book has really helped us find some hidden gems that we wouldn’t otherwise know about. Have you been to any of the places in this book? Let me know your favorites! Always looking for travel recommendations! 

Review of ‘Wild’

I’ve always been into wilderness adventure books, but what I loved about this one was the raw detail that the author uses to describe her journey. Wild is a true story, more of a memoir, written by Cheryl Strayed about her summer hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in an effort to rediscover herself and come…

My favorite president, The Wilderness Warrior

Written by Douglas Brinkley, The Wilderness Warrior tells the life of my favorite president, Theodore Roosevelt. Teddy was one of the most conservation friendly presidents, growing up with an avid interest in wildlife, nature, and the world around him. The book, whose full title is The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America,…

An Eye Opener: The World Without Us

When I first picked up The World Without Us (by Alan Weisman), I thought it would be another one of those global warming books that shoves a political agenda down your throat. As I read it, I quickly learned that this book was so much more than that. Yes, it obviously discusses many things humans…

“We Bought a Zoo”: Book vs. Movie

We Bought a Zoo. Both a book and a movie. About all they have in common are their titles and the fact that the main character…well…bought a zoo. Obviously, as goes with most book-to-movie productions, the book was better. I read the book a couple of months before they announced a movie was going to…

Review of “The Odyssey of KP2”

This will be the first review in my “Book Reviews” category. I have so many books that I want to review but I must give them to you one at a time. I will start out by reviewing The Odyssey of KP2 by Terrie M. Williams. My brother gave me this book as a present…