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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.

Bloggers Weekend: Deuxième Partie

“There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.” ~ Thomas Aquinas I am still smiling from this past weekend. It really was one for the books and made my heart so full of happiness, love, and friendship. Not only did I get to meet Sarah from lifewithlilred, but I also got to meet Jenny from ….

AnkhorRed: A Blogger’s Weekend

“The world is round so that friendship may encircle it.” ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Bloggers Weekend I can not even begin to describe how epic this past weekend was. Not only did I get to meet and have a friend slash blogger stay with me, but I actually got to meet two bloggers. (more on the latter well later!) ….

Why Social Media Can be a Friend Killer

“We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.” ~ Dorothy Day The Pro’s There is a simple reason why social media is a billionaire dollar industry, it has made a vast world seem so much smaller with just a click of a button. From the days of AIM and the original “Messenger,” ….

All The Feels of Coffee

“I can’t imagine a day without coffee. I can’t imagine!” ~ Howard Schultz Caffeine Junkie Oh Mister Shultz neither can I. Neither can I. Both Sarah over at LifewithLilRed and Jenny from SitBackAndJustLive are the inspiration for this post, having read their posts, literally with-in a couple days of each other back in April, I realized I needed to pay ….

Older And The City

Learning lessons is a little like reaching maturity. You’re not suddenly more happy, wealthy, or powerful, but you understand the world around you better, and you’re at peace with yourself. Learning life’s lessons is not about making your life perfect, but about seeing life as it was meant to be. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross I have joked for weeks about being 21 ….

Aging into Self-Confidence

“Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.” Ausonius I don’t know many people who get excited about aging. Birthdays, yes. That number that changes each year, no. Yet, there are some great benefits that come with . No not the grey hair or the wrinkles. But inner wisdom ….

Thank You Nancy Drew

“Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness.” ~ Helen Keller Teen Detective Extraordinaire Books literally feed my soul. They have since I was a child. The first person to do that was teen ….

Knowing When To Dial It Back

“I think sometimes the best training is to rest.” ~ Cristiano Ronaldo Not going to sugar coat, the past week has been tough. Not only have I been dealing with the mother of all injuries, I have been warring with myself. Do you ever do that? Do you ever feel like different parts of your personality or soul are at ….