I'm looking for a little Florida place in which to pass the next six months or so. Chicago's winters can, indeed, become that long. And it's not that I mind the cold so much (although I do get cabin fever up here). It's the endless days of grey that really get to me.
But with my budget, it's hard to actually find something on the beach. I'll probably have to stop looking there and settle for something further inland. I'm looking for something like this:
Atlanta and Chicago, Georgia and Illinois, United States
I was born a reader. My first real "grown-up" book came from a school book fair when I was in the fourth grade -- Little Women. I still have it, 58 years later. As I became acquainted with the March girls, I came to identify with one more than the others. It certainly wasn't shy, timid Beth or proper Meg. Amy's love of art resonated with me, but at last, because she loved literature and writing and because of her independent nature -- although often awkward and outspoken -- it was decidedly Jo.