Hello, adventurers! It was an early Monday morning for me, but I’m finally awake! Hope your week has kicked off well. 🙂 I was a latecomer to the Candy Crush Saga bandwagon. The colorful puzzle game by King Digital Entertainment debuted in 2012, and I finally succumbed to multiple Facebook requests to play in the bleak… Read More Monday Musings: Candy Crush therapy
Hello, adventurers! I hope you’ve had a peaceful Sunday. The words of Shirley Murray’s hymn, “Come and Find the Quiet Center” resonated with me today, so I thought I’d share the lyrics with you. ☺ Come and find the quiet center in the crowded life we lead, find the room for hope to enter, find… Read More Sunday Short: Quiet Center
Hello, again, adventurers! I was thinking about how much I love learning more about what makes other bloggers tick, so here is my post featuring 10 random facts about me. 🙂 I love to imitate different voices and accents. I thought about being a voice actor for a while. I have been playing piano for… Read More Monday Musings (and challenge!): Ten random facts about me.
Hello, adventurers! I hope life is treating you well. 🙂 The other day, I ran across a Facebook post prompting readers to write a six-word memoir in the comments. Some were funny. Others were poignant. I thought for a moment how I could sum up my life thus far in six little words. From the… Read More Monday Musings: I came. I saw. I wrote. (A six word memoir)
Hi adventurers! I have been a Lewis Carroll fan since my early childhood. I watched the 1951 animated Disney version every time I was sick and couldn’t sleep. I’ve read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass numerous times. I’m quite grown up now, and I can’t wait for the live-action film Through the Looking Glass to debut… Read More Heather’s adventures in “Zumba”land!
Hello, adventurers! “I’m blue da ba dee.” Just so you know, I actually don’t have the blues. No worries. ☺ I thought I would share five blue places on my bucket list. 1. Chefchaouen, Morocco (The Blue City) 2. Blue Lagoon, Iceland 3. Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, USA 4. Juzcar, Spain-“Smurf Village” 5. Santorini,… Read More Tuesday’s Theme: Bucket list blues
When I began blogging in February 2015, I never dreamt that I had unlocked a door to such an supportive, lively, and interesting community. I love reading your blog posts, and I look forward to continuing the journey of blogging with you! Thanks so much! Petiteloulou Pinterest Twitter Facebook Instagram Google+
Hi adventurers! On this rainy day, I wish you sunshine and warmth. In a recent interview, I talked about how much I loved Jim Henson films as a child (and still do). Later, I pondered the reason why I have always been so drawn to Labyrinth, The Dark Crystal, and the series Fraggle Rock. I had a pleasant childhood for… Read More Monday Musings: Getting out there…
As I write, memories of sweet potato casserole and a candlelit Christmas Eve service flicker. December 26th always makes me think of Sylvia Plath’s quote: “I felt overstuffed and dull and disappointed, the way I always do the day after Christmas, as if whatever it was the pine boughs and the candles and the silver and gilt-ribboned… Read More Unboxing musings on December 26th
Happy Chinese New Year! I am always excited about holidays. Stress and family spats often darken these special days of the year, but I relish the food, music, and vim, nonetheless. Chinese New Year always sneaks up on me like a preteen with a confetti popper. It’s nice to be pleasantly surprised each year. It… Read More Chinese New Year 2015 (A.K.A. Lunar New Year)