“The best education I have ever received was through travel.” ~ Lisa Ling Happy New Year! First of all, Happy New Year everyone! I hope that 2019 is YOUR best year yet! Before I excitedly jump into the New Year, I wanted to take sometime and reflect on 2018. While I didn’t go abroad in 2018, (2019 you BETER be ready!) ….
Life is to short to stay in a bubble. Travel. Explore. Experience. And if not you can always read about it here.
“ “Maybe Christmas,” he thought, “Doesn’t come from a store….maybe Christmas …perhaps means a little bit more!” ~ The Grinch Who Stole Christmas Dyker Heights Two years ago, I gave a shout out to Dyker Heights on this blog, and it is only fitting I give it some more recognition because it is the epitome of Christmas Cheer. I visited Dyker Heights ….
“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.” ~ Tecumseh Recaps My trip home for Thanksgiving flew by. It felt like I was just barely escaping what ….
“Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.” ~ Robert Browning Hudson Valley As I mentioned in my previous post, I was lucky to do ALL the farm things this fall. I was especially blessed, because I got to go apple picking TWICE! On the verge of gushing, (which I am) I am also ….
“The simple hearth of the small farm is the true center of our universe.” ~ Masanobu Fukuoka All The Farms This Fall I had the pleasure of going to not one, not two, but THREE farms! I got to go apple picking twice, and last weekend, I went pumpkin picking. I definitely lived my best fall life this year doing ….
“Let me tell you what I wish I’d known When I was young and dreamed of glory You have no control: Who lives Who dies Who tells your story?” ~ Hamilton an American Musical Hamilton Lottery Okay NOT that Lottery, I know America was gripped in the lottery frenzy last week, and while yes winning billions of dollars would be ….
“I have often said that the lure of flying is the lure of beauty.” ~ Amelia Earhart Jetsetting Blonde I have travelled quite a bit, and this year was the year I essentially flew the proverbial coup so to speak and really put my frequent flier miles to good use. I have had delays, and I have had flights cancelled ….
“The best education I have ever received was through travel.” ~ Lisa Ling Tastes of Texas Because I was there for a wedding, as well as work, I wasn’t able to explore Texas as much as I would have loved to. Especially if I was traveling solo. The AirBnB we stayed at was unreal, and ironically this Type A lady ….
“Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.” ~ Sam Houston State Bucket List It is no secret I love traveling, and with it comes an extensive bucket list I have created. Not only do I have places I want to travel abroad too, but I also want to visit all fifty states ….
“A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean.” ~ Henry Grunwald Island Beaches Island living doesn’t necessarily mean that a whole island is swimmable. In fact I technically live on an island, yet it feels more like a concrete jungle (because ….