I am a self professed bibliophile, which is a fancy way to say that I love to read. I can't remember a time when I didn't know how. My childhood was marked by adventures to various bookstores (new and used) on a fairly regular basis. It is also something I look for as soon as … Continue reading Beguiling Bibliophile
Hurricane Florence recently hit the Carolina coast and is continuing to bring massive flooding and rain to that area. There are a few things you should keep in mind if you are ever in an area where hurricanes tend to occur. Hurricanes like warm water. They grow in intensity and strength over warmer bodies of … Continue reading Be a force of nature
I recently watched "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" the documentary about Mr. Roger's life and the story behind the beloved children's TV show. It was inspiring to see someone who used his influence to try and improve children's lives on a daily basis. In a time when television was just starting out and people were … Continue reading Be my Neighbor?
My last post mentioned one of my adventures included being bit by a sea turtle (more details below). So I am going to take the opportunity to tell you why sea turtles are still my favorite sea creature, even after the bite. The majority of us have seen them through one media source or another, … Continue reading Bite like a sea turtle (or don’t it hurts)!
We all have different stories, we all have different paths to tread, and we all have different meaning in our life. My life has been a serious of epic adventures (or that's at least how I like to look at it). An adventure doesn't always mean something fun and exciting, they can also be as … Continue reading Be Brave. Be Strong. Be True.
A famous author that introduced us to the wizarding world once said, "It is our choices that show us what we truly are, far more than our abilities." (J.K. Rowling) If you are like me, you were born and raised here on a little planet called Earth where magic must be found in the world … Continue reading Be Inspirational – Find Your Magic
I am a self professed extroverted introvert. People may not assume that when they first meet me, but 7 times out of 10 I would rather be at home reading than surrounded by people. When I am around people I feel obligated to play host, to entertain and to generally include everyone in conversation (I … Continue reading Be social, don’t be a clam
This past week was filled with reminders that as Ferris Bueller famously states, "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while you could miss it." We only have a short time on this Earth and only one life in which to live. I think some of us forget … Continue reading Balance, Evolve, Love
I have lived in 5 different cities in the past 5 years (yes that's excessive I know, but I enjoy it). The best way I have found to get to know people and to bring people together is to plan a happy hour. "But I don't drink!" You may say. My response, "You don't need … Continue reading Be Bold, Host a Happy Hour
"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime." -Mark Twain Mark Twain hit the nail on the head here. I don't think … Continue reading Be Curious, Learn Often, Travel Widely