Live In The Nautical

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Month: February 2018

Wanderlusting: Sunrise on Folly Island

“Sunrise offered a very beautiful spectacle; the water was quite unruffled, but the motion communicated by the tides was so great that, although there was not a breath of air stirring, the sea heaved slowly with a grand and majestic motion.”~ George Grey Early Mornings It wouldn’t be a true trip if I didn’t get up early and see the ….

Wanderlusting: Through Charleston

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” ~ Martin Buber King Street Once I had my much needed caffeine fix, it was time to explore. As City Lights Coffee was just off of King Street I made my way there first. The city streets were quiet, as it wasn’t quite tourist season yet, and many of the ….

Charleston’s Coffee Culture

“I love going to coffee shops and just sitting and listening.” ~ Julie Roberts Locally Owned Coffee Shops One of the first things I research when I travel to a new city are the local coffee shops. Obviously I love my coffee and while I might judge a place if they don’t have a Starbucks, the real judgement, is if ….

Wanderlusting: First Glimpses of Charleston

Charleston is one of the best built, handsomest, and most agreeable cities that I have ever seen. Marquis de Lafayette Early morning Flights I love to torture myself. I own that and I owe up to the fact it was completely my own doing why I had to wake up at 3:00 AM, so I could leave my apartment no ….

What DO I Wear?!?! The Must Have Scarf

“Put on a sweater and really great sneakers with a big scarf, and you’ll look so stylish. For me, they are an everyday essential.” ~ Meghan Markle Scarves My favorite accessory jut might be the scarf. If you have visited me, you will see the gazillion I have hanging on a rack displayed in all their fabulous cozy glory. When ….

Friday Favorites: Fabulous Four

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” ~ Marcus Aurelius Another Friday and with the smorgasbord of topics and updates, I felt there was only one way to do this, an edition of Friday Favorites. Firstly I am so sorry you guys. I know I am ridiculously behind ….

Tips For Winter Hiking

“Hiking in undiscovered places is a lot of fun.” ~ Karolina Kurkova Winter Hiking I get asked A LOT about Winter hiking. Most people think I am crazy and I concur for even undertaking the freezing feat. Hiking isn’t always enjoyable, even in warmer months, why would I want to torture myself when it is sub zero out? Honestly, I don’t ….

What Do I Wear?!?! A Winter Dress Staple

“Fashion is about comfort and feeling good.” ~ Max Azria  What Makes a Staple Piece  When I shop for clothing, I look for three things, versatility, comfort, and pizazz. As a Gemini, I am all about pieces that are versatile, not only does it make it easy when traveling or transitioning from day to night, but it also cuts down ….

Passion. Dedication. Gold.

“Skating was the vessel into which I could pour my heart and soul.” ~ Peggy Fleming A Skater’s Heart  There is literally nothing, NOTHING like gliding across the ice, hearing your blades scratch sweet music and even sweeter etchings into the ice. Trusting that these tiny blades will hold you as you execute required elements adding your own flare to ….

Winter Blues and Some Self-Care

“Time is only an idea. There is only the Reality. Whatever you think it is, it looks like that. If you call it time, it is time. If you call it existence, it is existence, and so on. After calling it time, you divide it into days and nights, months, years, hours, minutes, etc. Time is immaterial for the Path ….