Take some time to chill the fuck out and enjoy the world around you. Playing #backyardtourist is a good place to start.
Travel is exciting and even more so, when you’ve planned for the worst so you can enjoy the best!
Hello, dear readers! I am struggling with the fact that it is the end of June of 2018. Where did this year go?? Between settling into my new place, rediscovering my favorite city as a #backyardtourist, and working A LOT the past 6 months have flown by! I have been seriously neglectful about posting and … Continue reading Summer Hiatus or Just Laziness?
Yesterday was my birthday - a milestone year, if you believe in that sort of thing. Unlike years past, I wasn’t on any foreign adventure or fantastic trip. I love to travel on my birthday because it combines my cardinal rule for birthdays (one day, of 365, that is all about you) and my desire … Continue reading Has Travel Made Me A Better Person?
Hello, readers! Srping hasn’t quite sprung here in D.C. but you wouldn’t know it by the scores of visitors everywhere. From the crowds at the museums to the throngs along the Tidal Basin, out-of-town guests are making the most of Spring Break despite the chilly temperatures and the stiff breezes. I hosted my own out-of-town … Continue reading A Blooming Good Time!
Filed under: Getting the Most out of Life! It’s Monday. The day that brings distress to many, judging by memes like these: For me, Monday is a chance to start fresh. Shake of any frustrations of the past week, get started on something new, and look forward to something new; you never know what the … Continue reading How to Find the Joy in Mondays
Dear Reader, Thank you for sticking with my little blog through the lulls in posting. The end of 2017 (actually, the last half) was a whirlwind and hasn’t slowed down much. With a cross-country move, a multi-week trip to Africa and England, and the creation of the massive work deliverable that came out of the … Continue reading A New Year, A New View, & Too Much To Do
2017 has been a really weird year. I've experienced lots of great change and amazing opportunity, but the world at large seems to be spinning out of control with the news bringing one punch after the other; from natural disasters to men behaving badly to a U.S. president acting like a petulant moron. All of … Continue reading The Ultimate Road Trip?
Wow! It has been two months since I've posted. That is most unlike me but thanks to you, my faithful readers, there is still traffic and interaction over here. Thank you, thank you, thank you for continuing to 'pop in' during my hiatus. A few of you emailed me to ask where I've been and … Continue reading Is There a Place for Frivolity In a World Gone Mad?
A slight frost in the early morning just makes me enjoy my coffee and croissant all the more. A chill in the night air makes the moon burn a little brighter.