Capitola, an Unusual Heroine

I was introduced to a duo of novels by E.D.E.N. Southworth years ago. In case you’re wondering, her name is not Eden but Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte. Sure enough, E.D.E.N. fits on the cover a book much better. Nevitte is her maiden name, Southworth her married name. She has an interesting history and made a living for herself and her two children after her husband abandoned her, by writing. Continue reading “Capitola, an Unusual Heroine”

South Rim of the Grand Canyon

We decided to drive up the the South Rim of the Grand Canyon the 1st full day we were there. We hoped that going on a Friday would be less crowded than a Saturday. Turns out it was a great idea, because we found out when we arrived that Saturday would be a free admission day and I can only imagine that meant a lot more visitors.

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