School shootings are bigger than politics

Today marks another devastating day in America’s history with school shootings. As it stands presently, 10 families are grieving the loss of a loved one simply because they got up and went to school or work this morning; many more are praying for a loved one’s full recovery from senseless gunshot injuries. Aside from the…

Your guide to different types of yoga – The BeachBody Blog

Yoga has come a long way in the past few years. Take a look at any studio’s schedule and you’ll see so many different types of yoga, from ashtanga yoga and kundalini yoga to aerial yoga and acro yoga. You might have even heard about — or tried — some of the more modern and… via…

Word Prompt: Astonish

The end of April means Springtime for most people. Daffodils, Tulips, Crocus. Swollen tree buds, curled up fiddlehead ferns, Snowdrops. It means cleaning of the patio furniture, fertilizing the lawn, and preparing gardens for planting season. It does not usually mean about an inch of wet, heavy snow! I am astonished at how long this…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Prolific

This week’s photo challenge is prolific. If you live near the woods in the northeast, you understand that the amount of leaves that fall off of the trees is prolific. They’re still falling off the trees in the spring! Autumn at our house in Sullivan County, NY. Prolific

Weekly Photo Challenge: Smile

This is my second post to the Smile photo challenge. These are some of the pictures I’ve taken since my son was born that I cannot help but smile to. Go ahead, and try not to smile! Smile.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Awakening

This week’s photo challenge, Awakening, evokes images of tiny delicate flowers poking up through garden beds and in brownish-green lawns. Many of my fellow northeastern residents are longing for this! This winter has been particularly harsh and long-lasting. It just seems like Mother Nature has not gotten the memo that it is April, not February. Many…

Book Review: Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

  Red Clocks is a thought-provoking and complicated novel that raises questions on life in the United States if Roe vs. Wade is overturned. For many, this is a strong issue politically and socially. Leni Zumas is clever in navigating several common areas of discussion on this hot topic, seemingly drawing from The Handmaid’s Tale and…

Cee’s Which Way Challenge

As someone who has traveled across our country multiple times, I am used to navigating by map and road signs. However, this one I found very entertaining. I came across this in Delaware County, NY, near Margaretville. Seems strange that one could be going north and south at the same time. Which way am I going?…