“I love the beach. I love the sea. All my life I live within – in front of the sea.” ~ Rafael Nadal Beachhood Memories I feel like these are the dawg days of summer as we fast approach September, heck they might have even already past us by with the chilly temps we have been having and Starbucks just ….
“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 ….
“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 ….
“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 October to even post I ….
“Summer is the time when one sheds one’s tensions with one’s clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all’s right with the world.” ~ Ada Louise Huxtable Summer It is no secret I love summer. I am my happiest ….
“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 ….
“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” ~ Carol Burnett Hey Y’all! It has been a looonnnggg hot second since I have been on here. I didn’t intend to take a break, but as the saying goes “sometimes the best laid plans go awry,” or something like that. I can not even believe it ….
“I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” ~ Rosalia de Castro Leaving is Hard to Do They say leaving is hard to do, and they are right. That is one of the hardest parts about traveling. Picking yourself up for destinations hundreds if not ….