Safari Adventure: Wild Animals Everywhere!

Safari Adventure: Wild Animals Everywhere!

We were in a rush! Not because either one of us had woken up late, or because of unexpected traffic, but because Yours Truly (me) — entered the wrong address into the GPS, and we were now sitting “at our destination,”  — but.. not exactly at the destination we thought we’d end up. But, let me […]

Today I Believe…

Today I Believe…

… that everyday should start out with a big cup of tea — vanilla-chia, if possible. … that part of your 20’s will consist of financing things and earning yourself some debt — it’s okay; it isn’t the end of the world. (so long as you pay it back in a timely manner) …that, within your […]

Our New Puppy!

Our New Puppy!

Now, first things first: If you’re reading this, you should know that I am a sucker for baby-blues. So, it should come as no surprise that the moment I saw her, my heart melted completely! But, let’s rewind a little. On Wednesday night, Dude, (our 8-month-German-Shepherd-puppy) was involved in a hit-and-run. He got loose from […]

Potato Chip Rock!

Potato Chip Rock!

Our first couple’s hike/double date! Were we excited? Ooh-Yeah! But, were we ready? Uhh-mmh… probably not — at least not as ready as we thought we were in the beginning. Keep reading, and let me explain: Oh, Lake Poway. This is the bottom of the trail. Pretty, no? Wrong! You HAD to be there. The […]

My First Valentine

My First Valentine

…was initially my father. Near or far, every February 14th I would have a Hallmark or e-card filled with colors of pink, red, white and animated hearts. I looked forward to opening my email or checking the mailbox for a colorful card signed to me from him. Since his passing the year before, on Valentine’s […]

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies You’ll Ever Make!

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies You’ll Ever Make!

I wasn’t really — what most people would label as — ‘popular,’ in high school. Outside of the last high school I attended being my third new school in less than two years, in a new state, everyone and everything was pretty foreign to me. However friendly I was, I was still shy and quiet […]

Sausage I Swear By!

Sausage I Swear By!

When I lived in Chicago last year, one thing I learned to do — pretty well, if I do say so myself, was cook. Since I worked and lived around people who followed what is called the Paleo Diet, my ability to cook, broil, fry, etc. meats became a skill I quickly picked up. And […]

Today I Believe…

Today I Believe…

… that love has a lot to do with recognizing the light of another person, and the admiration of that light. …that Claude Debussy’s 2 Arabesques: No.1 in E Major, is one of the world’s most beautiful songs. … that all the little things eventually add up — be them terrible or wonderful. … that […]