California has all sorts of beautiful cities, no doubt about it, and San Francisco is definitely one of them. Magnificent parks, amazing food, a variety of cultures, awesome nightlife, lots of sports teams, interesting history... There's just so much to see and do in the "City by the Bay." While I have not been to … Continue reading San Francisco, CA
You may have noticed that there has been a lot of interest in the mental health benefits of coloring for adults. I did some research and here's a link to a list of 8 therapeutic benefits. Very cool stuff! It makes sense, then, that there's also been a trend in coloring books and coloring apps … Continue reading Coloring Books
Yesterday was the halfway point for the 10 Books of Summer Challenge that I started last month. (Click this link to my post if you missed it.) So here's an update on my progress.So far, I've finished more than I had expected to at this point. I've already got a book in mind that I … Continue reading The Halfway Point
Summer's always a good time to travel, but since that's not wise this year, summer will have to be a good time to write about traveling and share some of my photos. I wrote a fun series of travel posts a couple of summers ago, so be sure to check them out. You can find … Continue reading Monterey, CA
So yesterday morning, I woke up at 4:30. It's rare that I ever wake up that early, and believe me, I wish I could have slept longer. Sleep is high up on my list of priorities. After tossing and turning a bit, I realized it would be better to just let go and let God, … Continue reading 4:30 a.m.
The dog days of summer are here! Being a teacher, I try to pack as many outings, errands, projects, activities with my kids, appointments, and travels as I can into my summer break. Traveling is definitely not happening for me this summer, nor that many outings, but a silver lining is that a bit more … Continue reading 10 Books of Summer
The other day, I was watching a movie where the characters dug up a time capsule they had buried during their childhood. A small assortment of items were brought out: a friendship bracelet, a baseball, a ticket stub to a rock concert... Trinkets of youth that had held special meaning at the time they were … Continue reading Time Capsule