Category: Literary Adventures


When I was in college I took “World Lit to the Renaissance” with Diana Glyer. She had recently moved from Michigan to teach at Azusa Pacific in Southern California and was shocked that the hills got greener as we headed into winter instead of… Continue Reading “Bandersnatch”

Where the Fire Falls

Way back when I completed my freshman year of college I went and lived in Yosemite for the summer. I was a roomskeeper at the Wawona Hotel and worked with A Christian Ministry in the National Parks (ACMNP). While being a roomskeeper was not… Continue Reading “Where the Fire Falls”

March Books

What dear friends have you been reading this month? Since we are all quarantined I hope you have found some engaging reads! I just finished An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. It made me feel very melancholy but it also had a satisfying resolution.… Continue Reading “March Books”

I Heart Books

Each year I have been challenging myself to read more books. A few years ago it was 50. Last year it was 100. I beat last year’s goal by 3 books! I read a combination of the PopSugar list, Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine book… Continue Reading “I Heart Books”

Welcome to Adventuring with Karen

Good morning! Here I am starting a new blogging adventure! I used to blog frequently when my children were small but as they have grown we have gotten busier and I have spent quite a bit of time driving places and not writing. I… Continue Reading “Welcome to Adventuring with Karen”

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