The Good Rainy Days – 2016 Olympics

The Good Rainy Days – 2016 Olympics

The Salt Compass Madeleine Hagan 2016 Olympics Inkheart
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

It’s just one of those days again. An Inkheart day. That’s my rainy day go-to book, but only the good rainy days, mind you. And by good rainy days I mean the kind of days described in the opening chapter of that book. Something about it has a folded up mix of warmth and comfort, yet excitement (like an adventure could not be too far away) rolling off the pages in waves as Meggie looks up from the book she keeps under her pillow and sees Dustfinger standing outside in the rain.

It’s hot and humid outside today with rain falling in sheets that make that funny sound on Continue reading

Thoughts on Leaving the Teen Years Behind

Thoughts on Leaving the Teen Years Behind

I turned twenty the other day. Some of my brain still refuses to wrap around that fact, but the rest of it is content to leave the teen years behind. Here are my thoughts on having successfully completed (and by that I mean…well…survived/existed/been breathing and learning) two decades of life in this round world. Continue reading

Bumbling Like The Bees

Bumbling Like The Bees

First blog post as I am back in the States for the summer! Woot woot! *happy dance*

May I just say, that the weather is absolutely lovely here in Western North Carolina. My absolute favorite place at home is the back porch that overlooks the back yard and surrounding mountains. In the morning if I can time it right, I can catch the fog retreating back away from Continue reading

Trip to Brighton

Trip to Brighton

TRAVEL POST: I haven’t done one of these in a while! I figured it was about time.

The three musketeers took Brighton twice in the past few weeks. The first time Viki, Rosalind, and I got to accompany the Krycler’s to Brighton for the day on May 8th. It was pretty incredible as it was the warmest it’d been in England while I’ve been there (in the high 60s Fahrenheit). Continue reading