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Virginia Claire McGuire

Virginia C. McGuire is a part time reference librarian in Philadelphia. She is also a freelance writer specializing in real estate, architecture and gardening. She enjoys hunting for entertaining oddities on the internet and making friends on Twitter. Follow her @vcmcguire.
10 States with Fossil-Hunting Sites for the Public
11 of the Best-Loved Regional Candies
9 Houses Built Just for Spite
10 Houses Painted in Protest
15 Gorgeous Little Free Libraries
15 Outlandish Chicken Varieties
15 Incredibly Specific Special Collections Libraries
15 Pieces of Furniture Made Out of Books
12 Talented Pet Portrait Artists
11 Amazing Insect Close-Ups
11 Cakes Shaped Like Books
5 Statues That Say "Screw You"
11 Vocabulary Words for Typography Nerds
13 Sculptures Made Out of Books
Coffeehouse Culture in 18th-Century London
15 Creative Converted School Buses
10 Miniature Books We Covet
10 Monty Pythonesque British Place Names
13 Canadian Alcoholic Beverages for Your Canada Day Boozing
17 Canadian World Heritage Sites
20 Canadian Nobel Laureates
10 Plants That Smell Like Meat
20 Regional Names for Woodlice
10 Houses Built Around Trees
6 Cool Insects You Can Raise at Home
10 Ambitious Yarn Bombing Projects
6 People Who Tried to Steal Famous Documents
20 Beautiful and Strange Bicycle Designs
16 Intricate Miniature Rooms
10 Stop Signs With Song Lyric Graffiti
10 Real-Life Panic Rooms
10 Terms to Describe the Anatomy of a Book
11 Snazzy Chicken Coops for Backyard Poultry Farmers
10 Movie Characters and Scenes Built Out of Lego
8 Bookstores in Barns
9 Houses Built Out of Spite
10 Houses Painted in Protest
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