Category: Thoughts

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My Vacation Update

Hey everyone! Believe it or not but I am still alive, just barely. I am having a really good time so far here in the Windy City, and right now we are waiting for Laura’s ex to return her kids so we can go to dinner. So, I thought I’d try...

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I Have A Confession

I am hanging my head in shame. I have been a lazy girl. I have not run since my 5k in April. Not once. At first it was because I pushed myself hard for the 5k run and needed some recovery time. But I haven’t put on my running shoes since...

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“Evil Has A Beginning…”

Friday I went to see Disney’s Maleficent. I have been waiting for this movie for a VERY long time. I first heard it was in the works a few years ago when it was still just a rumor, and as the rumors began becoming fact I just got more and more...

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Thursday’s Are For Writing…and Colds

I am not feeling well. I woke up around 2 a.m. feeling like I’d been in a wreck. My body ached, and I could not get warm despite the sheet, down-alternative comforter, AND fleece blanket I was sleeping under. My throat feels weird, like I have Pop Rock candy stuck in...

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Seriously, Marvel?

Okay, I am going to try and not be too harsh on this. Last night I went to see X-Men: Days of Future Past. Now, I am as big a fan of the Marvel movies as anyone. They are fun, bombtastic, and completely entertaining. So, I went into this sequel prepared...

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Practice Writing: At First Glance

This past Sunday, Amanda (the lady who runs our writing group) asked us what we would like to improve about our writing. I said, basically, that I’d like to be able to just sit down and write. Distractions keep me from completing a story. Whether it’s tearing after the Tornado who’s...

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The Nightingale & the Rose

A friend shared a quote today on my Facebook page and it has sat with me all day. I like quotes like that. The quote was by Shelley and is thus: “A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds” -Percy...

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Monday’s Muse: Verisimilitude

This was a very long weekend. It’s one of those that you want to say ‘can we try again?” But, not me. Not this time. There are some things that just need to happen, whether for good or ill. Getting through something like this gives us strength and teaches us a...

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