Life, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

Sweet Dreams

So tomorrow are finals and I've got myself in a tizzy - nervous stomach, lips are sore apparently from chewing them, muscles tired from overexertion and mind reeling from final efforts at memorization.   Your basic it's-finals-tomorrow-and-I-feel-unprepared nervousness.   As a last ditch effort at relaxation before I headed to bed, I swung by a favorite old blog… Continue reading Sweet Dreams

Health and Fitness, Life, Uncategorized

Lifetime Worst or Personal Best?

Well, my glorious blogger people, I hit two personal records in the same week.  Setting any humility that I may have aside, I will attempt to brag here a bit. Personal Record #1: I improved my personal best mile average with 2+ miles on the treadmill.  Now, I don't mean to brag, but I started… Continue reading Lifetime Worst or Personal Best?

Life, Open Books, Uncategorized

Midweek Reading Update

Wowza.  This week has been an emotional roller coaster. Not my life.  My life is perfectly stable and boring.  But the books.  Oh the books. First I read Bone Music (AWESOME btw) which is this strangely powerful book about overcoming anxiety, but in a psychological thriller kind of way.  Way too cool.  Like, so cool I… Continue reading Midweek Reading Update

Life, Uncategorized

Cheers to the Gentlemen

When I read this quote earlier this week from Alice Hoffman, "Some people know the exact moment when they've lost everything.  They can look back and see it plain as day and for the life of them they can't understand why didn't spot the situation as it was happening" in her book Here on Earth, it shot… Continue reading Cheers to the Gentlemen

Life, Uncategorized

Mindless Rambling. Not worth your time to read…

I came across Everyday Strange's post featuring The Sound of Silence, a song by Simon and Garfunkel (one of my mom's favorites so of course it caught my attention).  ES mentions that the song has been popping up again lately and connected the song to a figure skating video featuring Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres, a French… Continue reading Mindless Rambling. Not worth your time to read…