Bubbles on my Latte and Pink Polish

My pastel pink nails clink against my coffee mug as I tap out the melody coming over the radio. I boldly face all the controversy and problems that lay ahead one word at a time. The letters fall across my keyboard like a scrabble board game. I look down at my notebook that has aContinue reading “Bubbles on my Latte and Pink Polish”

Returning to College in Scotland!

Oh, my dear friends I have to tell you the most grand thing! I talked to my admissions counselor at the college I will be attending. I have decided to take one class and perhaps an internship over the Spring semester. My trip to Scotland, is still in the works, but I’m shooting for November.Continue reading “Returning to College in Scotland!”

A Dove and a Mirror

As I gazed in the mirror at my wood wicked chair I wondered what was is to come. A dove flighted off a branch and I wondered; wondered deep. Wandering through the paths of all the “could be’s” and the “might’s.” To a deep wonder. I stood gazing back at my old life. Had IContinue reading “A Dove and a Mirror”

Diversion through Workouts

“A Hundred Bad days…I ain’t scared…” This is exactly what workouts give me. Strength and diversion to defeat my fear and my bad days. It’s like for the time of my workout I’m transported to another time and place. I guess a workout is just such a diversion to normal thinking. It just is reallyContinue reading “Diversion through Workouts”

School and New Opportunities

The window was open last night which led to chilly dreams and not enough sleep. I am awake now and breathing in the delicious scents of coffee that fill my kitchen. Ahhh… home, what a wonderful place. I think there’s something about being from somewhere; like an innate feeling deep inside that just makes youContinue reading “School and New Opportunities”

Rain, Rain, Go Away

“Rain, rain go away come again another day.” This was a song that my chums and I would sing on the playground as the rain slid down our noses. When I was a child I loved playing in the rain. It is such a freeing feeling to have water trickling down your arms and neck.Continue reading “Rain, Rain, Go Away”

Small Workout Spinach: Gains

Munching on my fresh spinach blueberry salad I ponder the lyrics “I’m goin’ back to the earth.” Mraz really exemplifies a way of thinking that I quite agree with. Honestly, I think that everyone could gain something from these lyrics. Mraz, encourages listeners to “turn off your phone.” This is such succinct advice yet inContinue reading “Small Workout Spinach: Gains”

Inspiration from Poppins: England

“Anything can happen if you let it.” This somewhat comical and very inspirational song in Mary Poppins, my favorite Disney movie, though honestly, it’s a tossup with Beauty and the Beast. Mary Poppins is one of my favorite Disney heroines whose lyrics I try to live out. This song is so inspirational and urges youContinue reading “Inspiration from Poppins: England”

Bom dia, cafe por favor

To know a second language is to enter another world.¬†   My morning began with coffee, faux apple pie oatmeal, and some hard-core Portuguese lesson. So, for all my lovely oatmeal connoisseurs. Date Inspired Apple Pie Oatmeal: 1/2 c. oatmeal 1 c. water dash salt 1/2 chopped apple (I used Gala, but any other sweetContinue reading “Bom dia, cafe por favor”

Thick Snow and Flannel

As I rolled over to look at my clock the chilly morning fell upon the house. The dawn¬†came like a newlywed bride timidly awaiting her guests at the reception. The morning snowfalls listlessly surrounding the orchards stubble and the trees are cloaked like angels. The chilly weather called for flannel, not just any flannel butContinue reading “Thick Snow and Flannel”