S’Wanderings – NYC Books ‘n Art Supplies Day Trip – Part II

S’Wanderings – NYC Books ‘n Art Supplies Day Trip – Part II

So, after gallivanting all around the city, I finally made it to… …drum roll… CW Pencil Enterprise! And, oh, is it one cool store. There are erasers… There are stickers… There is a fun wall of pencil happiness… And—oh, yeah—there are pencils! But, check this out. Against all odds, I visited the store at the […]

S’Wanderings – NYC Books ‘n Art Supplies Day Trip – Part I

S’Wanderings – NYC Books ‘n Art Supplies Day Trip – Part I

There really is nothing like a trip into the City during the holiday season (especially when you a pick a clear December day with temps in the 50s). For months (maybe even years, now), I’ve been meaning to make a pilgrimage into New York to visit a store dedicated entirely to—wait for it—pencils! And, I […]

NESCBWI Conference Packing

NESCBWI Conference Packing

Posted by on Apr 19, 2018 in Travel

You can tell the NESCBWI Conference starts tomorrow. Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are humming with #NESCBWI tags. My office looks like a natural disaster blew through. And, small piles of “to-pack” items are scattered around the house. Here are two of those piles… The Paperwork Pile Here’s what’s in it: – Notebook. Given that you’re […]

S’Wanderings: Cape Ann, Massachusetts – Bass Rocks Ocean Inn, Gloucester

S’Wanderings: Cape Ann, Massachusetts – Bass Rocks Ocean Inn, Gloucester

Posted by on Sep 10, 2013 in Art, S'Wanderings, S'Wicked Blog, Travel

After tooling around Gloucester, we decided to take the next step in our Cape Ann journey and find our hotel and check in. I’d done some research online, and based on reviews and location next to rocky surf, chose the Bass Rocks Ocean Inn for our overnight. As we followed the roads hugging the Gloucester […]