It started with an email. Over the past couple of years, I’ve collected travel subscriptions like they’re toothpicks, and a couple of weeks ago I received one from The Travel Magazine that had a subject headline: “Win a trip around the world.” Now, if you follow me on Twitter, you’ve noticed I’m a little overeager when it … Continue reading Global Scavenger Hunt: Here I Come
Happy 2017, my dear readers! I hope the year is treating you well so far. This post will be brief, as it is after midnight on a work night, and I’m too old for this [kind of thing]. I just wanted to share with you something I alluded to in my last post. For the … Continue reading Capturing Happiness
I have a story for you. Two days ago I received a gift, an early Christmas present, before I headed home for the holidays. It was a book called Big Magic, and it was written by Elizabeth Gilbert. Now, for those of you who don’t know the history of my blog, it used to be … Continue reading An Encounter With Big Magic
I meant to post this at the beginning of the month. I’m sorry. But I was reminded it of it today when I was at work because I saw on The Today Show (I think…which show features Hoda?) there were captions that said “Positive Effects of Saying Thank You.*” *This is not … Continue reading National Gratitude Month
I have discovered, yet again, that there is an inverse relationship between wanting to write (or feeling the pressure to write) and being able to produce something that doesn’t suck. I have wanted to write a blog for nearly a week now, and even though I have a bunch of “material,” nothing comes … Continue reading Worst Blog Ever: an Ode to Valentine’s Day
I never mentioned my New Year’s resolutions. I was not really firm about making them this year, although two years ago I had some pretty good ones. Of course, I broke them all before the year’s end, but I did come somewhat close to achieving one or two of them. This time around, I was aware … Continue reading Extra Strawberry Banana – I will conquer you!