Do You Experience Travel Blues?

Between 24/48 hours before I am about to pack up and head home, I begin to get a sick anxious feeling in my stomach, and my mood starts to change. I become quiet, reserved, and I start to obsess about all of the things that could go wrong on my flight. At times I stop…

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Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

For me stepping out of my comfort zone means leaving the person who has been my source of comfort for the past 7-10 years. How could I possibly leave her behind when she has guided my steps and kept me safe amidst the madness? Will she understand my need to seek something new, my desire…

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The Oceanđź’™

The ocean is where sadness ends and healing begins. I can always find my center sitting on the sand, watching the waves, hearing the sounds of seagulls and laughter of both young and old. This time of year I relish in the ability to fly down to Florida and enjoy the heat, but this year…

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Final Thoughts On My First Bloggtober Experience. YIKES!

Not sure how all of the other bloggers enjoyed the month of October, but for me it seemed to steal my joy. I felt like I was under a lot of stress and pressure to develop a post of good quality daily when that is not my usual process. Yes it did force me to…

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My Top 5 Suggestions for High Falls State Park

Get your ass up and get out early. The park can get crowded quickly, especially near the most picturesque locations. The park opens at 7, parking is 5 dollars which includes entry to any other national park in close proximity for the day. Pay attention to the signs posted regarding safety, especially if you are…

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Blogtober Update

Blogtober seemed like a great challenge for the month of October and lots of fun. Being a person who is organized at times to a fault, I stress over planning everything and struggle with displaying perfection. I seemed to be on track to meet my goal until this week. I had pictures and short posts…

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Spots of Serenity

As I continue this challenge for the month of October, this week I will share the spots across the metro area that provide serenity. We all have places where we spend time reflecting, recharging and restoring our sanity. The beach is my saving grace, but since I’m 3 hours away from Savanna, the serene calm…

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Dine Alone and Love It

And why shouldn’t you? Why should you be ashamed to enjoy a meal alone and in the company of yourself? You shouldn’t! Yes the world would like for you to believe that everyone is in a relationship, out enjoying dinner while you dine alone like a rejected teen. Take a minute and observe couples in…

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Bayard Cutting Arboretum

New York, not all brick city, but the state of wonder and all possibilities. No place like New York exists in the United States, where else can we find such a rich mix of culture living harmoniously? If you are a child of an immigrant, for most, New York was their point of entry, and…

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My Emotional Outlet

Yesterday someone asked me what satisfaction I get out of blogging when the goal of most bloggers is social media status and temporary internet fame. I thought about it for a while and asked myself the same question, what satisfaction do I get out of blogging? The answer is simple, yet complicated, blogging is an…

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