“I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.” ~ Ashley Tisdale Christmas in the South It is no secret how much I love the South. From South Carolina to the Georgia Islands, it is my happy place. (Yes, there IS a place aside from New ….
Life is to short to stay in a bubble. Travel. Explore. Experience. And if not you can always read about it here.
“The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.” ~ Rumi All The Fall Things I admit I was not ready to welcome autumn. Part of it was I hate the cold, and the other part is that I ….
“I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, ‘There’s no place like New York. It’s the most exciting city in the world now. That’s the way it is. That’s it.’ ” ~ Robert De Niro Happy Heart I don’t know if I can put into words how happy writing this post even ….
“We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost.” ~ Henry Rollins Hello September How is it we are already in September? Where did summer go? I know I always say that, but I truly feel like it was just yesterday I was stressing the eff out as I ….
“The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.” ~ Henry Beston Cape Elizabeth I have written extensively about my love affair with the Maine Coast. I could go on and on until I bore you to tears, unless you ….
“I love dessert. All kinds. But there’s something about ice cream that makes me happy. I am drawn to its simplicity. I am perplexed by the endless supply of constantly growing flavor options. And I am always in the mood for sprinkles and a sugar cone.” ~ Rachel Nichols National Something Day Hello beautiful readers! Have we all recovered from ….
“I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill.’ We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.” ….
“Holy darkness, blessed night Heaven’s answer hidden from our sight As we await you, O God of silence We embrace your holy night” ~ Holy Darkness Broken records I don’t need to continue to sound like a broken record and lament about how busy I am or how crazy life is. You ALL can infer that based on my lack ….
“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!) ….
“ “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 ….