Rosecrans Baldwin — American Novelist born on March 30, 1977,

Rosecrans Baldwin is an American novelist and essayist. He is also a co-founder and editor of The Morning News, an online magazine. Born in Chicago, Illinois, raised in Darien, Connecticut Baldwin now lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with his wife... (wikipedia)

The great thing about candy is that it can't be spoiled by the adult world. Candy is innocent. And all Halloween candy pales next to candy corn, if only because candy corn used to appear, like the Great Pumpkin, solely on Halloween.
My grandmother died from Alzheimer's, and it was a big shock. For the families left behind, it is not an easy closure. It's not a gradual fading. The person is losing so much of their humanity as they're dying. Losing your memories, you lose so much of who you are as a person.
My ideal vacation isn't about complex maneuvers. I want to arrive somewhere foreign where I don't speak the language, go hiking, then plop down in a sunny square, have drinks, read a book, and see what happens.
I can't picture going to a beach, or anywhere on vacation, without a couple of books as companions.
Venice, Italy, is one of my favorite cities, a place I've been lucky enough to visit twice.