Hi, I'm Angi
Welcome to my corner of the internet! My passions include travel, photography, books, music, Japanese language and culture, Italian language and culture, and art.

Here at Abbott Lane you'll find my thoughts on these topics and much more. Thanks for stopping by to visit!

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1. I thought it'd be nice to get back into these again. Keeps me writing.

2. Spent this last weekend doing a GYST day, and I think I might have found a new Thing I Love to the point where I'm almost looking forward to doing it again this weekend. It was wonderful to feel productive again, …


A couple of weeks ago, I had to put my cat Smuch to sleep. He'd been by my side for almost 17 years, helping me - just with his sweet presence - through good times and bad. I'm happy that we got to spend such an incredible number of years together, but it's still been a difficult trans…

Best Books: April

April was a solid reading month. Overall I read eight books - all print, no audiobooks, which is a bit unusual for me. I usually have at least on in rotation. However, I decided to spend the month catching up on the loads of podcasts I had waiting for me, so I put audiobooks on the backburner.  I …