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All Over The Place

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I wrote a book about getting lost and finding yourself and also peeing on things when you are angry. If you liked Twilight, you will probably hate my book.

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“Geraldine DeRuiter’s All Over the Place is a travel memoir of sorts, but I’d enjoy reading pretty much any topic she wanted to cover. Her voice is funny, witty and warm, and her stories sparkle.  This book is a travel companion you’ll be happy you brought along.”

~ Lauren Graham, star of GILMORE GIRLS and New York Times bestselling author of TALKING AS FAST AS I CAN

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The Blog

If I Had One Story Left To Tell

Posted on
Dec 31, 2018
 
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A few months ago, I had the pleasure of being on Dan Moyle’s podcast, The Storytellers Network. I’m always a bit hesitant to go on podcasts. I love chatting with people, but my relationship with the spoken word isn’t quite what it is with the written one. I tend to ramble unless I have a…

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Every Relationship In Love, Actually, Listed In Order of How Dysfunctional They Are.

Posted on
Dec 21, 2018
 

It’s December, which means that you’ve probably read all of the daring thinkpieces about how Love, Actually is the greatest holiday movie, ever, despite its many, many flaws, or the other, more daring thinkpieces about how Love, Actually, is the worst holiday movie, ever, because of the aforementioned flaws. And I shouldn’t be adding gasoline…

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Seeing Genoa for The First Time Again.

Posted on
Dec 11, 2018
 

It is with some embarrassment that I tell you that I hated Genoa the first time I visited there, a decade and a lifetime ago. In my book, the only mention I make of the seaside city – the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, the location where Marco Polo was imprisoned for a year (because Italy…

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