I’ve been on a reading binge the last couple weeks. The BF and I decided to read a book together as a way to stay connected. He chose Night School by Lee Child. It took us two weeks to read and I found the plot to be interesting. Reacher is pulled into a secretive mission … More Thoughts on: Jack Reacher.
A song I’ve been obsessing over in the last week is called “99 Years,” sung by Josh Groban and Jennifer Nettles. I’ve loved both of these singers for a while now; Groban has always had such uplifting songs that has kept me going and Jennifer Nettles of course was in the band Sugarland and has … More 99 Years of a Wonderful Life.
Do you believe in ghosts or evil spirits? Would you be willing to spend the night alone in a remote house that is supposedly haunted? I believe in the possibility of both ghosts and evil spirits. There are things in this world that cannot be explained by either science or religion, something beyond our understanding. … More Question of the Week #2
The Blue Hole is settled in the crook of the Little Miami River in Clifton Gorge/John Brian State Park. In the 1800’s, this little spot inspired an artist by the name of Robert S. Duncanson. The painting can be viewed at the Cincinnati Art Museum. This spot has always been a peaceful place to me. … More A Walk Along the Little Miami River.
People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Honesty and frankness make you … More Quote of the Day: The Paradoxical Commandments
“I hope you have a good day, sir.” “I hope you have many more.” “Thank you, you as well.” “95 years, I haven’t always had good ones.” “Sometimes we need to have the bad in order to appreciate the good.” “I flew over the Pacific during World War II.” “Wow. I’m glad you made it … More 95 Years.
Gardening has becoming the main topic of my thoughts in the last couple of months. My boyfriend and I have talked about starting our own garden for so long that it’s dominated my thoughts and made me excited to have one of my own. There’s something satisfying in planting a few seeds, cultivating them, and … More Garden Fever.
Free Solo is a documentary that follows professional rock climber Alex Honnold. For the last few years, he has done what many climbers call “free soloing”: the art of rock climbing without the safety of a rope. Obviously, this is a dangerous venture, even for the most experienced pursuers. But during the duration of National … More Thoughts on: Free Solo.
Hobbies. A word I wish I used more often. Mainly because I feel as if I don’t participate in my hobbies very often. Someone once said that the things a person is most good at isn’t often seen as a hobby because it comes too easily to be considered a hobby. Or maybe it’s something … More 5 Hobbies (as Opposed to 5 Guys?)
Would you rather live in the city or in the woods? Why? My immediate answer is the woods. The pace is slower, you can watch the seasons change and the animals going back to and fro. You can sustain yourself from the woods (food, wood, water, etc.) There are no other people around to catch … More City or Country?