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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.

Friday Favorites: July Edition

“Every time I slip into the ocean, it’s like going home.” ~ Sylvia Earle Friday Favorites Happy Friday everyone! Are you guys excited for the weekend? It has been awhile since I did one of these and this edition is filled with some (not all because I have to many) of my summer favs. I am not sure if it ….

If We Were Having Coffee….July Edition

“Life is full of happiness and tears; be strong and have faith.” ~ Kareena Kapoor Khan With my updates from San Diego taking a bit longer then I had planned due to a smorgasbord of unforeseen circumstances, some good some bad, I haven’t posted an update in a Loooonnngggg while. In other words I be slackin’ dear readers. Nothing is ….

Grateful For All of You

“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” ~ Albert Schweitzer I am not sure I can put into adequate enough words to express how grateful I am for the responses I received ….

The Gemini Season

“I am a Gemini and can adapt to most atmospheres. You get two for the price of one when you are a Gemini.” ~ Karan Johar Happy June Happy first day of June, dear readers! And the start of my birthday month! Which of course means a whole month of festivities, because why, when you get old, should you stick ….

If We Were having Coffee…

“Coffee has always been a significant part of my life. For me, it’s a chance to start my day and gather my thoughts – it’s fuel for my creative process.” ~ Connor Franta About Darn Time For Some Coffee I can not believe that it has taken me so many blogging years (true story, I have been around the blogging ….

Friday Favorites: April Edition

“Lighten up, just enjoy life, smile more, laugh more, and don’t get so worked up about things.” ~ Kenneth Branagh Spring Snow Showers With Spring, supposedly, allegedly, theoretically, comes Spring Showers. Except I am beginning to think whoever the heck coined that phrase was drunk, because the majority of showers we have gotten has been snow, not rain. and I ….

The Reset After Being Sick

“Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.” ~ Marcel Proust Slackin’ Kate I have slacked horribly with keeping up with my blog, comments, emails, and basically life in general the last two weeks. Just when I think I have caught up, wham, something else hits me, ….

Mystery Blogger Award and Unique Blogger Award

“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” ~ Coretta Scott King THANK YOU JAMIE! I was generously nominated by the incredible Jamie at Don’t Give A Jam for not one, but TWO awards! Since life has been insane, I haven’t gotten around to doing them until now. But I honestly can ….

A Kinda Kate Recap

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll Missing Charleston Since I came back from Charleston, life has been all kinda of hectic with many ups and downs, (The reason my Charleston posts took forever to upload and I have been horrible about communication. I am sorry guys!) I won’t ….