As some may know and are aware that we are living in a very imperative time right now within "America". So many things have taken place here from the good, bad, injustice and "justice" and I'm pretty sure some could agree with this statement. But for the life of me some things within this country just don't make sense and "seem" to go unnoticed....more
It has been 150 years since Abraham Lincoln's death. We remember him, honor him, and still learn from his character and leadership. In school students "respond to the president being the 'quintessential American self-made man' and for his 'work holding the country accountable' to its stated ideals." (L.A. Daily News) In honor of him today, I reviewed some of his writings. They never cease to inspire. One such Lincolnisms, as I've titled them, is below....more
So on Monday, after 5 full days in Wilmington we headed back to Lexington. This post might be quite short. The very first bit of the trip was brilliant, after that it got a little tough and not that much fun!...more
Hi Beauties(A special shout out to Emily who says i'm "precious" online and in real life) Hope you're doing well.So we left Wilmington yesterday and I decided to write about my highlights of the trip....more
Here I am three days out from the release of The One, by Kiera Cass. Honestly, I am now reading for the second time to my nine year old daughter. She is a fan of The Selection and The Elite therefore it is befitting we finish the series together. All and all I give The One five stars. However, there are a few flaws when reading with a nine year old....more
Halloween is here and that means ghouls, goblins, ghosts and gore! Sure, you can stop in to a local haunted attraction but why not mix some fun travel and adventure in with your fright? This great nation is full of some rich, and dark, history, so why not check some of it out at the scariest time of year? And while you're ghost hunting, be sure to explore the area and some of the local healthy, vegan and gluten free fare!Here's my list of the scariest places in America as well as where to dine!...more
Living in the shadow of NYC, 9/11 hits close to home. Literally.
I think this definitely is the one day where everyone can remember where he was and what he was doing when America was attacked on our own soil.
It's sad really, it's evident that Halloween being a celebrated event across the country that it carries a certain spirit with it. Being an excessive thinker sometimes my spirit gets depressed anyway, but seemingly today more so than ever. I'm sure it doesn't help that today is a day people celebrate souls not being at rest, fantasy, evil, and witch craft....more