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Inspiration for 2018 – From Local Columbus Bloggers

Inspiration for 2018 – From Local Columbus Bloggers

I’ve always loved this time of year. While the holidays are always chaotic, crazy, and filled with family and friends, the end of the year is always a bit more reflective. And I love taking some time to reflect about the year past while dreaming […]

What Death Teaches About Life: AKA My 2018 Personal Project

What Death Teaches About Life: AKA My 2018 Personal Project

As long as I can remember, I’ve had a complicated relationship with death. When I was a child, I lost my father to cancer. I remember hating those euphemisms for death. “I lost him to cancer.” Or “my father passed away.” He wasn’t lost. He […]

Laughter Isn’t The Best Medicine, But I Know What Is

Laughter Isn’t The Best Medicine, But I Know What Is

I love to laugh. In fact, it’s one of the reasons I married my husband. He’s endlessly hilarious, but as a super introvert, I’m usually the only one who gets to enjoy it. Unlike others who resort to making fun of others to get a […]

A Beautiful Surprise!

A Beautiful Surprise!

One of my favorite things about starting this blog has been all the amazing people I’ve met as a result. I’ve met writers and travelers from all around the world! Recently, I met Sabrina. She writes the blog Keya’s World Her beautifully illustrated blog gives […]

15 Random Things About Me

15 Random Things About Me

1. I don’t like getting flowers.  Scratch that, I HATE getting flowers.  They remind me of funerals.  Bring me cupcakes, bring me a book, bring me a bottle of water, but please don’t bring me flowers.  2. When I turned 19, I moved to Paris. […]

Dear Southwest Airlines: An Open Letter

Dear Southwest Airlines: An Open Letter

*This is NOT a sponsored post. I just really freaking love this quirky, fun and affordable airline.* Dear Southwest Airlines, As you might have heard, these are not great times for air travel. While I’m thrilled that air travel has become more accessible and affordable […]

Everyone Needs a Tribe – This is Mine

Everyone Needs a Tribe – This is Mine

Have you ever found yourself in a group of people, and no matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to connect? It’s a lonely feeling. For most of my young adult life, I felt like the odd one out. Things that were interesting […]

More perfect days.

More perfect days.

Today felt like a perfect day.  Whenever these magical days come along, I take a few minutes to reflect on what made it so wonderful.  The goal, of course, is to have more. As I think back to the day, these are the things that stand out. 1. I […]

Father’s Day

Father’s Day

  As Father’s day approaches, I can’t help but reflect on my life, without a father. My dad passed away from cancer when I was 11.  Now, 11 years with a good, loving father is a lot more than some people get, and for that […]