“Great things are done when men and mountains meet.” ~ William Blake Growing up in the White Mountains As someone who grew up in the Mount Washington Valley, I can count on two hands the amount of times I have actually been to the top. I did the obligatory hike as a kid, and I have driven up a couple ….
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“In October, a maple tree before your window lights up your room like a great lamp. Even on cloudy days, its presence helps to dispel the gloom.” ~ John Burroughs October Three days in a row guys! It is an early Christmas miracle! I kid kinda! It is crazy that in a week it will be Halloween and that October ….
I don’t know why, but I can’t get myself to like animal prints.” ~ Radhika Apte The Wayf x BFF Collection Hey friends! We are back with the second print of the same dress from the Nordstrom’s Wayf x Bff Collection. If you didn’t catch my post yesterday, two incredibly talented bloggers collaborated with Nordstrom’s Wayf brand to create a ….
“Pink is the color of strength, a color of conviction, a color of decision making.” ~ Angad Bedi Fall Pink Dresses This is the first of two blog posts on how to style the same dress but in two different patterns. As much as I am obsessed with these dresses, I am also excited I have TWO blog posts posting ….
“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero Gratitude in Grief Some years are harder then others and this year was definitely a harder one. Ten years is a pretty big mile stone. One that brought up all the emotions and reflections and essentially “All the ….
“You have moments of grief in life, and if you can put pen to paper and capture that, that’s something wonderful. I can revisit actual songs about past deaths, and I know that emotion is as true now as it was then.” ~ John Lydon Letters Letter writing. It is a dying art form, replaced by Facebook statuses and hundreds ….
“Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.” ~ Rumi Change Things are changing. If we are honest with ourselves, things are ALWAYS changing, whether we realize them or not. Whether it is something as mundane as the seasons or more profound as the evolution of life. As Heraclitus said “The ….
“A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.” ~ Unknown Dudley Season First Fourth day of fall and I think I am more excited about it being Dudley season. Though who am I kidding? It was Dudley Season in July, when I was at the beach huddled under towels and their fleeces attempting to keep warm, because I do not ….
“We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost.” ~ Henry Rollins Summer’s Swan Song I wasn’t going to post until September 22, but it has been a tradition in years past to post on Labor Day about my summer and what usually begins a newish year as the ….
“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ~ E. M. Forster What’s Up?! Ah, friends, let’s try this again. I was literally ready to hit post when WordPress randomly updated (to their new site set-up) and deleted half of this post. NOT going ….