Hummingbird

It's interesting, and oftentimes curious, just how significant something small and unassuming can become in our every day life merely by its unexpected presence. The same can be said about something such as a splinter, but this post is about something much more beautiful, elegant, and delightful: a hummingbird. Symbolism doesn't play a huge part … Continue reading Hummingbird

Five Good Things Right Now

Happy New Year! A new year is under way, which is certainly cause for celebration! Another year to live, learn, grow, love, experience, and to just be. By the way, rather than January 1st, I actually use my birthday as the starting point of a "new year," because it makes sense to me that way. … Continue reading Five Good Things Right Now

the good, the bad, and the ugly of the holidays

The idea for this post came from my cousin, Jen. Her suggestion came at a time when I was running out of ideas, so she saved me from writer's block and/or writing about something lame. Thanks, Jen! She might guest-write a post for me one of these days, so be sure to check back! The … Continue reading the good, the bad, and the ugly of the holidays

Making Memories

Isn't it interesting how memories are made? Sometimes, you make them intentionally. This could be done with taking part in traditions or attending special events. Sometimes, they happen out of life's circumstances and seemingly random events. There are happy memories, such as graduating from college. There are sad memories, such as a loved one passing … Continue reading Making Memories