Travel Adventures: New York City

I ❀ NY, also known as the Big Apple! When my friend, Suzanne, got an internship at the Smithsonian back in 2003, my friend Vicki and I jumped at the opportunity to go visit her on the East coast! We did a whirlwind trip of not only Washington, DC, but also spent a couple of … Continue reading Travel Adventures: New York City


Travel Adventures: Portugal

As you may have noticed, I'm sort of branching out with the blog and not just limiting myself to writing about being a mom. I've been examining my life, flipping through my photo albums, rereading some of my old journals, browsing various websites and books, and gathering ideas from my family and friends for new … Continue reading Travel Adventures: Portugal

Some Poetry

*** WordPress just alerted me that this is my 100th blog post! Woohoo! Go me! πŸ™‚ *** April is National Poetry MonthΒ in the United States, and so that's today's topic! Some of my favorite poetry comes from Walt Whitman, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Fernando Pessoa, E.E. Cummings, and Rupi Kaur. They all have their unique styles … Continue reading Some Poetry


It seems like I have been an emotional mess these days. Not manic depressive or anything serious like that. Just more in-tune with my emotions than usual. And no, I am not pregnant, so let's just rule that one out right now. I was watching the Olympics the other day, specifically the team figure skating, … Continue reading Emotional