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
When non-essential businesses had to close up at the beginning of the shelter-in-place orders, I really wasn't too bothered by it. My family and I try to live within our means and by the motto, "Live simply, so others can simply live." Fortunately, it hasn't been too drastic of a change for … Continue reading Reopening the Library
Such a weird time we're in right now. It's history happening as we're living it. One day, we'll look back on this time and have so many mixed emotions and memories of it. I don't know about you, but it's given me much to think about and write about. During this Coronavirus pandemic, we, as … Continue reading During This Time in History
I'm keeping things simple and light today, but also somewhat relevant for the times we're living in right now. Things being what they are, a lot of us are now working from home. Here's my desk at home. It's where the magic for this blog happens. I'll admit that I did tidy it up a bit. These days, … Continue reading My Desk at Home