Wooden Sunglasses Worth the Investment

It’s difficult enough to find a regular pair of glasses to wear, so I thought that the quest for a pair of wooden sunglasses worth the investment would be nearly impossible. I had resorted to using plastic sunglasses that I could quickly slap on for driving, but I couldn’t really 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 →

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 →

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 →

Top Ten Things I Survived in 2011

Pretty soon we will be ushering in the New Year. Cue the annual traditions of Top Ten Lists, New Year’s Resolution creating, and get ready for a year of highly irritating “The World is Ending” humor. Before 2012 comes along, I wanted to remember 2011. It was a year where Continue Reading →

Santa Issues & Other Thoughts – One Blogger’s Perspective

Let me start this off by saying that as one who celebrates Christmas, I actually don’t mind most of the trappings of the holiday. My issue is Santa! Yes…Santa. Somehow, the American-version of Santa has always fallen short for me.  Here’s why: 1. I’m too smart for own good: I figured Continue Reading →

North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Il reported dead >> Reflections

It has been a tumultuous year in regards to geopolitics  sociopolitics with several rather infamous world figures having died over the past year. First, Osama Bin Laden, then, Muammar Gaddafi, and now Kim Jong-Il. Twitter, the blogoshpere , Facebook, and the news networks are all buzzing non-stop over North Korean Continue Reading →

Eggnog Cookies with Browned Butter Icing

Below is The Fiancée’s recipe for the cookies she baked this weekend for a cookie swap. It has her personal notes, too. The cookies come out denser, cake-like, and less sweet than similar cookies or other holiday treats. They also have a hint of nutmeg flavor. (I helped by putting Continue Reading →

Latinos de Corazón: Bloggers Edition >> Spanish Friday

[Today’s Friday Feature is written in Spanish as part of Spanish Friday. The English translation is below; La traducción en ingles esta al final] El post de “Spanish Friday” esta semana será un post de “Friday Feature” también. Algunos de mis blogs favoritos pertenecen a individuos que me gusta referir Continue Reading →

Martes Trece- Bad Luck Tuesday!

People in Anglo-Saxon cultures tend to watch their backs and think of the prime day for bad luck as being on Friday the 13th. Meanwhile, in Spain, Latin America, and Greece Tuesday is the day to look out for. (Friday the 13th is a day I am a fan of Continue Reading →