Fiction & Poetry

Poetry: Drop of Color

Spring seems to finally be here and should be enjoyed by all. Hope everyone enjoys this poem, I know its been a while since I posted a creative piece. ************ Drop of color Light of day Shinny Bright Blinding First a ray Then a wave Dawn unfolds   Birds herrold Piping shrill Awakening Enlightening Day… Continue reading Poetry: Drop of Color

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Weekend Wanderings: Hair Donation: Part II

It is done! I had 15 inches of hair cut off and love my new shorter hair style. The person I trust to cut this much of my hair off is Casie at Hair Garage in Lewisville, TX. Seriously, if you want a wonderful stylist or are looking for someone to help you with that… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings: Hair Donation: Part II

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Weekend Wanderings: Hair Donation: Part I

I don’t post a ton of pictures of myself on my blog but if you follow my Instagram or my boyfriends you might have noticed that I have fairly long hair. Well, it is time to donate my hair again. Previously I have donated to Locks of Love but this time I’m going to donate… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings: Hair Donation: Part I

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Foodie Friday: Mint-Arugula Pesto

So I found a variant of this recipe, made it, the pesto is wonderful. However, I’m not 100% sure what to do with it to tell the truth. Although I did figure out that it was a bad idea to try and cook it at all. So if you do use this recipe toss it… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Mint-Arugula Pesto

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China: Goddess Stream: March 2016

Our second excursions on our trip down the Yangtze was along a tributary. We traveled in little wooden boats with yellow roofs. The windows were on a track and were easy to open but it was a chilly day. The windows were opened for pictures but they didn’t stay that way.  Before the Three Gorges… Continue reading China: Goddess Stream: March 2016

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Weekend Wanderings: Trains and Photography

A few weeks ago my boyfriend and a friend of ours hung out. The guys wanted to shoot some train photography. If you want to check out their photos click here and here to see their Instagram accounts. My boyfriend and I have a Canon Rebel T6 and most of the time I’m content to… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings: Trains and Photography

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Foodie Friday: Herbed Focaccia

As you learned from this post, I like to try my hand at baking. I know it has been a while since I posted about it but both my boyfriend and I were doing weight loss challenges and well bread doesn’t help you to win. Anyway, we are both still working to keep the weight… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Herbed Focaccia

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China: Climbing the Pagoda: March 2016

Our first port along the Yangtze was a little village with a fantastic pagoda with ninety-nine stairs to the top. The walk through the town to the pagoda was just as interesting as the structure itself. Starting at the end of the ramp to get off the boat and stretching about a hundred yards were… Continue reading China: Climbing the Pagoda: March 2016

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Paperback Perils: Half Price Books Sale

I am still working on finishing A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab. So I thought you all might like to see my newest acquisitions. I am the type of person that buys more books despite the fact that I have a to-read bookshelf already. As you learned in Saturday’s post a good sale can… Continue reading Paperback Perils: Half Price Books Sale

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Weekend Wanderings: Farmers Market and Good Coffee

It is another cold Saturday here in north Texas. Not as bad as last weekend but the wind is driving me crazy. But that doesn’t stop us from heading to the a farmers market. Today we went to the Coppell Farmers Market with Bear in tow. He has to stop, smell everything, and greet all… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings: Farmers Market and Good Coffee