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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 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 ….

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 ….

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 ….

Amazing Customer Service: Apple

“Innovation has nothing to do with how many R & D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R & D. It’s not about money. It’s about the people you have, how you’re led, and how much you get it.” ~ Steve Jobs Apple I promise you this ….