Happy Saturday! I hope you all had a productive and wonderful week! I am now on Day 6 of my Mindfulness Challenge and it has been a STRUGGLE. I had so many things on my plate this week - working a temp job, my part-time writing gig, freelance work, church obilgations, kids' activities, and recording … Continue reading What Do I REALLY Want To Gain From Being Mindful?
Happy October! This is one of my absolute favorite months. I love all things Fall (even when it's 80 degrees in VA) including pumpkin flavored foods, cooler mornings, changing leaves, festivals, and Halloween. But, not candy corn. Never candy corn. The kiddos are fully back into the swing of school after a Labor Day week … Continue reading Mindfulness Challenge – The Little Things Are Not So Small
Happy Saturday! Tomorrow kicks off my personal 21-day mindfulness challenge! I am already starting to take note of how I need to improve my daily interactions with others as well as my own routines. I didn't realize how much my mind wanders to the overwhelming to-do list looming ahead or the regrets of yesterday … Continue reading Mindfulness Challenge Prep: What Do I Want To Change?
Heeeyyyyyyy! I was a Doctor Who podcast guest earlier this week and I had a blast! I’ve had the honor of doing several guest spots on incredible podcasts and I have been thinking about starting my own. I love a ton of pop culture things and I want to do something lighthearted and fun with … Continue reading Podcast Dreamin’ and Stranger Things
Happy Sunday! As I sit back and wait for The Walking Dead premiere, I am feeling great about the week ahead. This weekend, I took my daughters to the NASA open house event to celebrate their centennial year of operation. We live in Hampton, now known as the place where the events of Hidden Figures … Continue reading A Weekend of Wonderful Exploration
Happy Sunday! I have been around or at home for the past few weeks, so this weekend I packed up my car and took my daughters to go see my dad in North Carolina. This time of year is always difficult for my father. Today is his mother's birthday and although it has been over … Continue reading A Slice of Happiness
Hey hey everyone! I've been missing from this space ALL YEAR LONG - even after I said I was going to do better. I'll admit to my big ole lie and honestly say that I prioritized other things over updating my blog. In many ways this has been great - I've had a chance … Continue reading The Story of my (2017) Life
Happy Fall y'all! I'm a terrible blog owner! But....it's because I have been so darn busy. I have had a couple of really cool pieces hit the web. Check out a sample of what I have been up to lately: *Geek and Sundry: The Webcomics That Are Changing the World *HelloGiggles: Shondaland is BACK! Here's … Continue reading My Latest, Greatest Hits on the Web and NEKOCON!!!
The past couple of weeks have been frustrating. Last week, the area I live in experienced about 7 inches of snow. To my lovely Northern folks, this amount is a joke. But, for a Southern city, it quickly turns into a headache, especially if you have children. As you all know, I have a job … Continue reading Finding the Lessons in Frustrating Moments
Life pushes and pulls us in a multitude of directions. We spend so much time working and trying to make a living that we often forget to truly live our lives. Our hobbies and dreams take a back seat to chasing the almighty dollar. And, by the time we are done with a workday, our tank is … Continue reading When Your Tank is Nearly Empty