Hi adventurers! The other day I was thinking about my college days and one class, Advanced Speech, popped into my head. We were assigned a speech which we were to deliver in TED Talk style. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design. TED.com features brief talks on myriad topics that fall within the categories above.… Read More Monday Musings: TED, reading, and roads
Hello, Adventurers! While visiting Cape Cod… I stayed at Red Jacket Resort Blue Water. And tried a delicious beverage called a Cape Codder. And here’s the recipe. ☺ Ingredients Ice cubes 2 fluid ounces vodka 4 fluid ounces cranberry juice Half a lime, plus a wedge for garnish Directions Fill a high ball glass… Read More Mmm Mmm Monday recipe: Cape Codder
Happy weekend, adventurers! Over the past few weeks, I’ve been busy with spring cleaning. It’s been a gradual process because once I’m home from work, I’m too tired to tackle all the projects that stretch out before me. After donating clothes and other items, painting, gardening, and completing other chores, one aspect of my life still… Read More Stop and smell the roses Saturday!: Social media cleanse
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.
Happy weekend, adventurers! I am so excited about this summer’s movie lineup. One movie I’m particularly looking forward to is based on Roald Dahl’s book, The BFG. Since childhood, I have been enamored by the ease and colorfulness of Dahl’s storytelling. I am especially fond of his book, Matilda. Steven Spielberg directs the film, and The BFG is slated… Read More Stop and smell the roses Saturday! Hear ye! Hear ye! The BFG is coming to town!
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)
Hello, adventurers! I hope you are having a fabulous weekend. I am excited because I received Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Game in the mail today. I played a round with my mom, and we really enjoyed it. The game is for kids of ALL ages four and up. The game includes small pieces. The object of… Read More Stop and smell the roses Saturday: Wildcraft! An Herbal Adventure Game
Happy Saturday, adventurers! One of my favorite things about Saturdays is having enough time to make a special breakfast like a short stack of sweet potato pancakes with cherries and whipped cream on top. ☺ I decided upon the theme “Stop and smell the roses Saturday” a few weeks ago in order to remind myself… Read More Stop and smell the roses Saturday! Breakfast of Champions 🙂