Based on so many requests, here’s another chapter in the life of poor Kat Jensen. After the blind date fiasco, she is moving on. So life is not that bad for our heroine. Cheers, or as they say in Denmark, skål! The Real Aquavit Bottle That Launched It All! Chapter 2 – Crossing … More A Weekend Toast
Hopefully, you don’t have a long commute home today, but if you do and want to read something, here is chapter one from my novel AQUAVIT. This is dedicated to all all those women out there who have suffered through a bad date. But if any guys want to read it too, go for it. … More Friday Afternoon Blahs
Dorothy and her pals, even the wizard, and the witches, would all agree – the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s current exhibit “It Is Getting Wild!” is incredible. The art show focuses in on global wildlife photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols with a mix of photography, videos clips of animals in the wild, and complimentary art from … More Lions & Tigers & Bears: Oh, Yes!
Want to win a free trade paperback of my novel AQUAVIT? Log into your Goodreads account and enter the giveaway. I’m sending out 5 books, but you only have 5 days and about 15 hours so hurry! Screenshot of the Web Page (Link below) Because of a bit of adult content (PG movie rating), you … More Win An Aquavit Paperback
Fun reading challenge to keep you busy and not bored this summer! Read 52 books by year-end with only 4+ months left. Popsugar’s zany checklist includes a bunch of books that may require outside help and mental stretching to find one that fits. But here’s a few hints. My novel AQUAVIT will help you get … More Reading Widely & Wildly
Just like the book’s cover teases, who wouldn’t want to be Smarter, Faster & Better? This book repeats some tried and true advice but also includes new stories and insights making it a worthwhile read. The writing style is business-casual and informative, reminiscent of Malcolm Gladwell. 300 Pages of Worthwhile Advice Author Charles Duhigg analyzed … More Getting A Bit Better
First off, Danish pastry is a bit of a misnomer, but the Danes are modest and peaceful so they won’t argue about it. The Danish word for it – wienerbrød – translates into Viennese bread aka bread from Vienna, Austria. The story goes that Viennese bakers were there possibly because of a strike, and voila, … More Getting Your Just Desserts: Danish Pastry
Yeah, we’re talking about personal hygiene. Wearing deodorant is like brushing my teeth. Something automatic that I do every day. And if I happen to run out, I borrow my husband’s and buy one. This never makes the to do list. It’s bought that very day. But this isn’t the way the world works as … More When the Going Gets Hot, Wear Deo!
Last night I visited the new Amazon bookstore located on the third floor of the Time Warner Center at 59th street on the Upper West Side of NYC. Yes, a real store with paper books. But Amazon isn’t turning their back on their ebook business with many types of Kindles for sale too. Per the … More Amazon Bookstore: NYC
Recently several friends traveling to Copenhagen, Denmark for the first time asked me for suggestions. Since my husband is Danish and his family lives in Denmark, I visit at least once a year. I’m sharing some of my favorites places and different things to do and eat with you. Since I have lots of fun … More Copenhagen Up Close: Nyhavn