Tag: writing

The best of mystery: Ruth Ware

Greetings, Bookworms! As an adult, my taste in genres has broadened, and I find myself reaching for mystery novels more and more. Lately, my wish list and Goodreads account have consisted of Agatha Christie, the queen of murder and mystery. I also gravitate toward female novelists who are making strides in the genre and write

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Looking Back: A Conversation with a WWII POW

On this day four years ago, I was sitting under the hot sun at Omaha Beach in Normandy listening to President Barack Obama and French President François Hollande speak about the importance of liberty and friendship. Who would have thought I would ever write that sentence—not me! In 2014, less than a month after I

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Dublin | Day One

Greetings from Dublin! The past two days have been a whirlwind of walking, eating, and gawking at the beauty this city brings. We arrived yesterday morning exhausted from our plane ride but still hoping to get some of Dublin in before crashing. We made it to our Airbnb and we were not disappointed. It’s literally right

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The Mangiones Take on Philadelphia!

Hey all! Ian and I are headed to Philadelphia tomorrow for a fun-packed weekend! We are ready to take in the sights, eat some delicious Philly cheesesteaks, and dive into some U.S. history! We have never been to Philadelphia before, so we are excited to explore a new city and are open to suggestions/tips.  I

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