Things I love about October

October is one of my favorite months of the year. Here’s just a few of my favorite things about the month: It means corn mazes… It means changing leaves… It means pumpkins… It means coffee… (okay so this one isn’t exactly October specific, but you start drinking more of it in October) It means scary things… And it means football… It means Mums… It means Oktoberfest… It means Halloween… It means birthdays… Yup. I’m pretty partial to October ....more

Five on Friday: Sept. 25, 2015

Life is starting to take control to the point that finding time (or more like energy and focus) to blog has taken a backseat. And I truly hate that. Time for some time management adjustments! ...more

August photos

Its been a very long time since I took as many pictures in one month as I did in August. Between a golf tournament and traveling across the country, picking a few photos to share will be very difficult! For more of my photos, visit my Flickr page &...more

Five on Friday: Deadhead edition

My husband and I are wrapping up a cross-country trip on an empty bus… Aka deadheading to Nashville. Now this didn’t quite go as planned. We were supposed to be home on Wednesday, but life and the bus engine decided that, no, we needed to sit in California a few extra days ....more

Out of office reply

I’ve not posted in a long time, though its not for lack of things to write! It’s, instead, for lack of time to write them. And I am not worrying about it ....more

Five on Friday: Aug. 7, 2015

I haven’t done a Five on Friday since May. Today’s a good time to share some things on my brain… direct from a coffee shop, even! 1. I read once that married people tend to be healthier than single people ....more

It was an experience of Amish proportions

In my life, I can say I’ve definitely done a lot of things I never thought I’d do. Including things I never thought about doing in the first place. This last weekend definitely landed in the, “never thought about doing” category ....more


When I was studying journalism, I can clearly remember being quite amused by...more

Making a change

Today, my husband officially heads out with a new title. My ...more

God Bless America

God Bless America By Irving Berlin “While the storm clouds gather far across the sea, Let us swear allegiance to a land that’s free, Let us all be grateful for a land so fair, As we raise our voices in a solemn prayer. “ God Bless America, Land that I love. Stand beside her, and guide her Thru the night with a light from above ....more