“Aaah, summer – that long anticipated stretch of lazy, lingering days, free of responsibility and rife with possibility. It’s a time to hunt for insects, master handstands, practice swimming strokes, conquer trees, explore nooks and crannies, and make new friends.” ~ Darell Hammond Summer has arrived in the Concrete Jungle I can finally say spring summer has arrived in New York! ….
Life is to short to stay in a bubble. Travel. Explore. Experience. And if not you can always read about it here.
“Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.” ~ Walt Whitman Blooming Surprises Our first day in DC was a chilly one. After hours of walking around The National Mall, we decided an indoor activity was necessary. I hadn’t realized that much of the US Botanic Garden was enclosed and was ecstatic when ….
“Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man’s greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.” ~ Vicente Fox The National Mall After joyously caffeinating ourselves, Sarah and I headed to The National Mall. On maps, everything looks far apart, but it didn’t seem it when we were walking. Though we ….
“Coffee connects us in so many ways – to each other, to our senses, and to the earth that supports the coffee trees.” ~ Rohan Marley For the Love of Peet’s If you followed my San Francisco adventures last year, you know how much I LOVE Peet’s. I legit could eat, sleep, breathe, and make love to Peet’s coffee. Aside ….
“For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci Train Travel Some how I always end up traveling at the most ludicrous of hours. It is like a compulsion, let’s see how Katie can torture herself with ….
“We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining – they just shine.” ~ Dwight L. Moody Saturday Morning After going for a run and seeing if my Mom needed anything, I went to Frontside for a couple hours ….
“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.” ~ Hal Borland Friday In a previous post, I had mentioned (Okay I was vague-blogging) a family health issue which was part of the reason I had flown home. I also have to thank you guys so much for the outpouring of love, prayers, and just all around support I received ….
“The most important thing in the world is family and love.” ~ John Wooden Delays and Anxiety Last week I headed home and as you read here, travel was a nightmare, but Delta legit wooed me, letting me wait in the Sky Lounge, security was a breeze, and of course PEET’S! (Seriously they need to change their name and add ….
“If I could have lived as an actress in any period, it would have been the 1920s – I would have loved to have been part of that speakeasy era.” ~ Lauren Bacall The Upper East Side Guys the Upper East Side is getting hip. Okay it has always been hip. Despite its’ “stuck up,” old money, and Gossip Girl ….
“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” ~ Aaron Siskind One or a Dozen If you know me, you know I am that annoying person who doesn’t take just one picture, but a dozen. And let’s not even talk about ….