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Lovely Places to Curl Up With A Good Book

March 15, 2010

Or a stack of books! Lots of times on vacation when my friends are out skiing, snowboarding, waterskiing, drinking or anything else, I am the one most likley to be enjoying the solitude of napping in front of the cabin’s big sunny windows between marathon reading sessions. It’s not that I don’t like being social, but sometimes I just love being quiet, especially on vacation. Other people who like to be quiet are always welcome to join me, but it hardly ever happens. 🙂

Here are some incredible places I have found that make me want to hit the used bookstore with my man and my puppy for a big bag of tattered reads and design mags and then retreat to a mountain cabin for a couple days consisting of literary hibernation and occasional breaks for baking and day hikes.

Here are some wonderful quotes on reading I had to share. If you’re not as big a fan of reading as I am, skip on down to the pictures. 😀

I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.  ~Anna Quindlen

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.  ~P.J. O’Rourke
Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend.  Inside of a dog it’s too dark to read.  ~Groucho Marx

I find television to be very educating.  Every time somebody turns on the set, I go in the other room and read a book.  ~Groucho Marx

To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations – such is a pleasure beyond compare.  ~Kenko Yoshida

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We should read to give our souls a chance to luxuriate.  ~Henry Miller

All Quotes via The Quote Garden

From Architectural Digest

From Decor8

Via Living Etc

Via Architecture Blog

via From The Right Bank

via Joie de Vivre

via Joie de Vivre

via the Architecture Blog

via The Charming Life

via The Architecture Blog


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  1. March 15, 2010 1:09 pm

    very good to see this

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