An Autumn Update 2019

An Autumn Update 2019

"Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day." ~ Elizabeth Bowen Finally An Update  I officially sound like a broken record, but I have been slacking hardcore. I thought I would be able to get two blog posts up in a week, but since it took me two weeks into [...]

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

"Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings." ~ William Arthur Ward Thanksgiving  Every year on the third Thursday of November, those of us here in the states give thanks. It is filled with the Mayflower and cornucopias, stuffing our faces with turkey and mashed [...]

Wanderlusting: Bridging Brooklyn (and Central Park) Part Two

Wanderlusting: Bridging Brooklyn (and Central Park) Part Two

"Brooklyn's good. Brooklyn's funky. Brooklyn's happening." ~ Waris Dirie Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall Saturday dawned way to early, even for this usual morning gal. Originally we were going to do sunrise on the Brooklyn Bridge. But thanks to our ten mile trek and Mother Nature deciding her hot flashes were over, we caught an extra hour [...]

Halloween In The City

Halloween In The City

"Some people are born for Halloween, and some are just counting the days until Christmas." ~ Stephen Graham Jones Christmas-Ween This quote speaks to be on a spiritual level. In fact they probably meant me when they wrote this. Don't get me wrong, I have nothing against Halloween. I use to love dressing up as [...]