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!

Week in Review: 5.23.21

It's been a busy couple of weeks! Now that folks in my circle of friends have been fully vaccinated, I've  been able to see a few of them and it's been SO wonderful! Yesterday I met up with a couple of friends at the local wine bar. We were able to sit outside in the sun and chat and ca…

May 2021 TBR

A little late with this, but better late than never, right?As I mentioned in my April wrap up, reading has been a bit of a struggle for me lately. To a degree these ebbs and flows are normal for me. But I suspect a bit of this current phase also has to do with a chain of not so great books I was t…

Best Books: April

Like March, April was a month of very little reading. I only read two books, which is highly unusual for me, but I find that when I'm struggling through a book, my desire to read anything goes down significantly. That was the case this month, where I struggled (heavily) through one selection (*…