La Belle Epoque
Labastide Esparbairenque / Carcassonne
In November 2008, I spent three weeks at a writing retreat in a remote mountain village in the South of France. I quickly fell in love with this village life, where the past and present merged on a medieval mountainside.
Read about my airport adventures: The Archives
My best friend and I spent a week in London in 2007 as a spur-of-the-moment, belated college graduation present to ourselves. For one short week, we were Londoners at heart, drinking in the city and navigating its corridors. My favorite memory? Spending a sunny afternoon reading and writing in the park.
Read about my singalong on Portobello Road: The Archives
Dream Like New York
While I'm a country girl at heart (give me a cottage and a cornfield any day), there's something majestic about a big city where you can blend in among the masses of a thousand moving strangers. Everything changes in the blink of an eye here, where even the old haunts make room for new exploration -- and nothing is ever what it seems.
Read about this New York state of mind: The Archives
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