Cécile Dumetrier

Cécile Dumetrier: A Beautiful Star Now Gone

September 12, 2020
Adventure | Julie Tetel Andresen
During the pandemic I am reposting previous blogs if they have more relevance now than when I first posted them. This current blog is originally from June 24, 2016. I am, sadly, reposting it today. Beloved friend and exercise master Cécile Dumetrier passed away yesterday – September 11, 2020 –… read more

Nosferatu – Or You-Know-Who

September 8, 2020
Adventure | Julie Tetel Andresen
Welcome back, Rose Vane! Her blog today on Nosferatu is her third on Romanian mythology. We hope this series sparks the imaginations of creative writers of all types. So, let’s get to it! I don’t want to wait until Halloween for this juicy topic. Rose Vane writes: Nosferatu: But First,… read more
Haile Selassie

Haile Selassie – A Travel Blog

August 29, 2020
Adventure | Julie Tetel Andresen
This blog on Haile Selassie was first posted on June 29, 2018. During the pandemic I am reposting blogs that have more relevance now than when they were first posted. If you read to the end, you will see that the blog now serves as a tribute to Chadwick Boseman…. read more
climate change names

Climate Change Names: Borrowing, Blend, Eponym

August 25, 2020
Blog | Julie Tetel Andresen
Just this week alone I’ve encountered three new (to me) climate change names. And, by the way, they are all three terrifying. Climate Change Names: A Borrowing Now there are derecho storms? What in the heck? I first heard about them a few days ago when they hit Iowa. The… read more
ghost marriage

Ghost Marriage – What I’m Reading XI

August 14, 2020
Adventure | Julie Tetel Andresen
Have you ever heard of ghost marriage? If not, what’s your first guess about what it might mean? All my adventures these days are taken in my arm chair, book in hand. I am currently reading Marriage, a History by Stephanie Coontz. The subtitle: From Obedience to Intimacy. Or How… read more

Copenhagenize! – What I’m Reading X

August 7, 2020
Adventure | Julie Tetel Andresen
All of my adventures these days come through reading (and taking neighborhood walks). I just finished Clay Grubb’s Creating the Urban Dream. In it I came across the term: Copenhagenize. Instant enchantment! Title Image of bicycles in Copenhagen: heatheronhertravels, Wunderstock Copenhagen is the world’s #1 bicycle city. Part of Grubb’s… read more

Iele: Mysterious Romanian Fairies

July 31, 2020
Adventure | Julie Tetel Andresen
Rose Vane is once again our guest blogger. In this period of global pandemic, adventuresome travel is less available for many of us. So I’m reaching out to fellow writers and friends who live in wonderfully interesting places. Today we’re going to armchair travel to Romania and learn about iele…. read more