My neighborhood is filled with lots of ponds and lakes. (Of course, not as many as there were before the Great Flood of 2015.) And where there are fish, there will be fishermen. Or not. Good thing herons can’t read.
After 112 years, golf is once again an Olympic sport. Before that, it was an official part of the Games only in 1900 and 1904. Too bad it wasn’t part of the 1936 Olympics. Nancy Drew would have been a … Continued
The pencils have been sharpened. The lunches have been packed. The bookbags have been to the Blessing of the Backpacks. It’s the first day of school here in the neighborhood! I hope it’s a good one for all of you … Continued
Here in the neighborhood, we’re very proud of our trees. Oaks and pines far outnumber the other species, but we also have magnolias, persimmons, dogwoods, pears, hollies, maples, sweet gum… Oh, and then there’s this tree. It’s so tall, it … Continued
It’s Book Lovers Day! Not only is it a perfect day to celebrate my favorite books – the Nancy Drew Mysteries – but it’s also a wonderful day to celebrate bookstores. Most of us book lovers would drive to a … Continued
My most popular books by far are the Down Girl and Sit series. Or, as they are often described, the “hilarious adventures of two confused canines.” This illustrated chapter books series stands at four volumes right now—and I’m excited to … Continued
In honor of the squid I saw on Sunday, I thought I do a “Strange Fake Sea Creatures that Attack Nancy” edition of Nancy Drews-day Tuesday. The first one comes early—in Book #4, The Mystery at Lilac Inn. Nancy is … Continued
Sounds like a bad TV show, doesn’t it? But that’s exactly what I saw when I was walking on Pawleys Island yesterday. That half a squid has me wondering… What do you think? Is this simply fish bait that someone … Continued