“Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win.” ~ Bernadette Devlin Hello Friends! It has been a hot second. I had to take a social media/blogging/ heck life hiatus. It wasn’t intentional, but sometimes the intentional is even more important to listen to then the intentional. I received my first and only (I got J&J, YES THAT) vaccine ….
Category: Pen and Caffeinated Ponderings
The Elocutions, ponderings, caffeinated addictions, of my mind. In other words, all things writing, coffee, thoughts and opinions.
“Inherently in us as Irish people, wherever you are in the world, when you hear an Irish accent, it’s like a moth to a flame. There’s a real personable pride and camaraderie about being Irish.” ~ Jessie Buckley Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Top to the Morning’ to ya friends! I can NOT believe it is Saint Patrick’s Day already! Heck ….
“The pandemic has been such an awful time for so many people around the world, but it has also been a reminder for us about the things that really matter – the people in our lives and the love we have for them.” ~ Ananya Birla One Year I feel like this title is very Gilmore Girls which is one ….
“Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.” ~Anonymous Happy International Women’s Day Framily! I am so grateful to be surrounded and inspired by such amazing women who support, encourage, and empower me every day. Strength isn’t tearing people, especially women, down but building them up, and today isn’t just about honoring women, but also empowering ….
“We are making photographs to understand what our lives mean to us.” ~ Ralph Hattersley Number One Question The number one question I get about blogging, isn’t oh so you are an influencer? Or how do you make a living off of that? Questions you would think I would get. No, I get asked all the time how I take my ….
“I love the beach. I love the sea. All my life I live within – in front of the sea.” ~ Rafael Nadal Spring is right around the corner I can not believe we are at the end of February. HOW did this happen? How? I ask you friends? On one hand February feels like it is speeding up and ….
“One thing I wish I could tell my younger self: take photos of everyday life, not special occasions; later, that’s what will be interesting to you.” ~ Gretchen Rubin Helping Others This is part of a new series I wanted to start about blogging, photography, and the ins and outs on what is a billions of dollars business, influencing. And ….
“I have never in my life found myself in a situation where I’ve stopped work and said, ‘Thank God it’s Friday.’ But weekends are special even if your schedule is all over the place. Something tells you the weekend has arrived and you can indulge yourself a bit.” ~ Helen Mirren First Friday Favorites Here we are friends, the FIRST ….
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” ~ Melody Beattie Grateful Framily, I truly am touched and so utterly grateful for the messages ….
“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 ….