My Favorite Things #4

This past week I discovered Road Less Travelled, a fantastic travel and lifestyle blog by Ben Farrell. One article in particular, Bathing In Your Undies With Cows, swiftly grabbed my attention. Here’s a little clip: “It was a cool, dark, musty bar full of vintage leather couches that seemed to drink your soul.” I want to write like that, damn…

Bookworms Unite! My Top 5 Reads of 2014

1. Unbroken. Louis Zamperini (1917-2014) was, without a doubt, one of the 20th century’s most courageous, resilient, and inspirational individuals. This riveting and redemptive story of “The Torrance Tornado” is one for the ages. Author Laura Hillenbrand (Seabiscuit) brilliantly tells Zamperini’s story by introducing us to a young, feisty, “street smart” kid who goes on to become an Olympic boxer. She…