Triste en Mayo: How I lost my fave burger place & more on Cinco de Mayo

I usually make it a point to not go out to eat on Cinco de Mayo or El Día de la Batalla de Puebla, as it should be called, since the U.S. festivities tend towards  perpetuating negative stereotypes of Mexicans. It’s a personal choice. I just don’t want to set Continue Reading →

Happy Three King’s Day! ¡Feliz Día de Los Tres Reyes Magos!

The original post of mine that this is adapted from can be found here: _______________________________ Happy Three King’s Day! ¡Feliz Día de Los Tres Reyes Magos! On the feast of the Epiphany, Christians celebrate the manifestation of the Incarnation of Jesus Christ. Traditionally, it is also celebrated as the day the Continue Reading →

Happy February!

February is thought of as a month to appreciate love and loved ones. In celebration of that theme, I am posting the video of the Free Hugs Campaign event that I was a part of back in June 2012. The campaign reaches out to others under the premise that,  “Sometimes, Continue Reading →

Nature Is Amazing In Slow Motion

Have you ever taken the time to think about what really happens around us when living things- insects, cats, people move? There is more than meets the eye in these seemingly simple movements. These three videos by The Slow Mo Guys on YouTube show you exactly why that damselfly may Continue Reading →

Happy Beltane/MayDay!

Happy Beltane/May Day, everyone! In celebration of Beltane/May Day, I’m posting up a bawdy little song about May celebrating that is straight from the Renaissance. I used to sing this and other madrigal songs when I was in madrigal choir in high school. Really though, pay attention to the words Continue Reading →

Rain & Relaxation >> Sunday Sense

Let the rain kiss you Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops Let the rain sing you a lullaby   ~~Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967)  American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. It is a rainy, gray Sunday in Connecticut. Normally, I’m Continue Reading →

Spring Cleaning Your Life

I never really understood the phrase, “Spring Cleaning” until I had to move myself across state borders once and clean for my life together with Christine (my then fiancée) so that we could get married and join two apartments worth of stuff. A lot of physical cleaning took place. In the process of Continue Reading →

5 Steps to Dealing With Job Search Rejection

It’s been a while since I posted because I spent most of the month of January prepping for a single job posting. That’s right. Just one! January proved to be a drought month in regards to leads for jobs in my field. On January 3, I discovered a single  posting Continue Reading →

New Year’s Resolutions- 2012 >> Sunday Sense

“If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results.” ~Jack Dixon (Author) Looking on Facebook and Twitter, I have been looking over New Year’s Resolutions updates.  I ran across this quote as I was looking for inspiration about changes for my own Continue Reading →