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!

Loving: Running Man

While watching my first episode of Running Man a couple of weeks ago, I realized I hadn't laughed that hard in a long time. It's quickly become a new favorite; one of those things I turn to almost every day for a dose of good, clean, and hilarious fun.

It's hard to capture exactly what…

Sunday Six

1. Last night was my annual Lord of the Rings-o-Thon. Another great year of holiday celebration!

2. Back from Italy physically, not mentally.

3. Cozy weekend with lots of candles, friends & old episodes of X-Files.

4. Got my Hobonichi for 2020 and have started planning.

5. Wee Tree is up and t…

Best Books: November

I only read two books in November, because I was traveling for a good chunk of it. Neither of them were exceptional in my mind, but I enjoyed them just fine (can you intuit the lack of enthusiasm in that statement?). So I'm just going to throw both down below, with my thoughts.

The Institute - …