Armchair BEA Introduction

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  1. Please tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? How long have you been blogging? Why did you get into blogging? 
I'm a homeschooling mom. I have an English degree with a minor in history. Needless to say, I'm a book nerd - always have been. I have been blogging for three years. I got into blogging because I love to read and talk about the books I read. 

2.Where in the world are you blogging from? Tell a random fact or something special about your current location. Feel free to share pictures. 
I am blogging from Wisconsin. Random fact about Wisconsin. . . . Patrick Rothfuss is fromWisconsin and he is one of my favorite authors -- his signings are so much fun too.
3. What are you currently reading, or what is your favorite book you have read so far in 2013? 
I am currently reading Spartacus: Rebellion, Royal Mistress and The Next Time You See Me

4. If you could eat dinner with any author or character, who would it be and why? 

This is a difficult question because there are so many authors I would love to eat dinner with. I think I'd have to choose Neil Gaiman, because . . . Neil Gaiman. No other explanation necessary.

5.  What literary location would you most like to visit? Why? 

I would love to participate in the Bloomsday Festival in Dublin. I'd get to see Dublin and participate in all the Joyce celebrations.


  1. Yay for Wisconsin and yay for homeschooling! I'm going to have to go look up some info on P. Rothfuss :)

    Happy ABEA!

  2. Wow a homeschooler & blogger?! You're my hero. Love your dinner companion choice. Welcome to ABEA! Tattooed Books

  3. That's so interesting that you homeschool your kids. Welcome to Armchair BEA.

    AH Badass Book Reviews.

  4. Oooh, Neil Gaiman is an excellent choice! :)

    Welcome to Armchair BEA.

  5. Hi! Nice to meet you! You should definitely come over sometime for Bloomsday! I admit I'm not the biggest Joyce fan which is sacrilege lol especially since my lecturer is like the foremost authority on Joyce! Oh well. Neil Gaiman would be a most excellent dinner date lol

  6. Nice to meet you! Thanks for commenting on my post. =)

    Yay for history! That was my major in university.

  7. It's nice to meet you! I think it's awesome that you homeschool your children. Kudos for must be a lot of work, but very rewarding. :)

    Have a great week!

  8. Nice to meet you. Thanks for visiting. Hope you enjoy the rest of ArmchairBEA.

  9. Hi! thanks for dropping by my site and wow! I salute you for being a homeschooling mom I always wonder how that works? I hope you could make a blog post about it like do the school/any specific department send out all necessary guidelines kids needs to learn? how about the schedule? anything online? or what? I'm sorry I'm clueless and so curious about all of this stuff>.<

    and I love love love Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer I recently went to their Ninja Gig it was AWESOMELY EPIC!

  10. Oh a history minor? I was a history major. :D I agree about Dublin! Neil Gaiman is an excellent choice.

    I hope you have a great week participating in Armchair BEA. :)

  11. I often go hiking in Wisconsin - Lion's Den, near Port Washington, is one of my favorite birding spots. Enjoy the week!

  12. I want to visit Wisconsin sometime! We have relatives who live outside of Chicago, so I hope to combine trips one of these days. Having fun with Armchair BEA, but need to get to what I'm supposed to be doing this morning, so this is my last visit for now. I LOVE Patrick Rothfuss' books, too!

  13. I'm going to see Neil Gaiman at the end of June, and I cannot wait!!! Nothing as cool as dinner, but I'll take what I can get!

    Happy Armchair BEA!

  14. Welcome! I grew up in Elkhorn, WI! I also homeschool! Welcome to ABEA! I hope you have a wonderful week!

  15. Hooray for homeschooling moms!

    This is so awful but... I have never read Gaiman. I have got to put that on my must-do list for this year.


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