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Category: Pen and Caffeinated Ponderings

The Elocutions, ponderings, caffeinated addictions, of my mind. In other words, all things writing, coffee, thoughts and opinions.

The Real Answer to “How Are You?”

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ~ Barack Obama How Are you? “How are you?” just might be my most detested phrase in society. Don’t get me wrong I use it, because it is considered a ….

One Year Since I Left New York

“I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.” ~ Rosa Parks One Year Later It has been one year since I left the Concrete Jungle after having called it home for seven years and what a year it has been. I never could ….

Tips For Shopping Online

“I live, I shop almost exclusively on the Internet. I’ve bought cars on the Internet. I watch television, I do everything on it. I even watch my son online.” ~ Tom Ford Resurgence of Online Shopping ¬† With Quarantine in full swing and stores having been closed in most places since March, online shopping has seen a huge uptick. It ….

Friday Favs: May 2020 Continued Quarantine Edition

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” ~ Confucius Social Distance Strong¬† When I shared my last Friday Favorites post (in March!) Social Distancing was just getting started, and truthfully felt like something of a dream, and now two month later it is still going strong, though my home state of New Hampshire, which is where ….

Wander Eats: Dalgona Coffee

“I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.” ~ Steven Wright Latest Coffee Trend Another Monday. Another week in quarantine. And definitely not enough coffee! I feel like quarantine should have made me less dependent on the java, instead, it has been the exact opposite. There seems to not be enough of the caffeinated ….

A Social Distanced Easter

“Holy darkness, blessed night Heaven’s answer hidden from our sight As we await you, O God of silence We embrace your holy night” Happy Easter! Happy Easter framily! A day late. I had originally wanted to get this up yesterday, (and then earlier today) but fitting with the way life is at the moment, it did not happen. Not going ….

Friday Favorites: March 2020 Edition

“Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.” ~ Gillian Anderson Friday Favorites It has been a hot second since I did a Friday Favorite’s post. Actually it has been a hot second since I posted twice in a week! I would say thank you Corona Virus, but ….