“Running Down a Dream…”

  Older sister: “Kick some bootie, old lady!” Younger Sister: “I will!!!!!! I’m doing it for all the Golden Girls out there!” (with a slew of my favorite emojis and this lovely gif)   What followed that exchange? A parade of humor after “ouch! My cheeks hurt” humor text exchanges with two crazy siblings who…

NaNoWriMo- Yes, You Can Write a Novel in 30 Days!

  Note: This post was originally published on my previous blog: Love to Learn and Run. However, since most of you didn’t know me, last October, I thought I’d share why I’m giddy with anticipation for the clock to turn 12:00a.m. on November 1, 2017. ***** If the title, professional student, existed, that would be my profession. Our…

When I’m Feeling Blue…

When I’m feeling blue…, all I have to do Is take a look at you…, then I’m not so blue… Phil Collins is the man. He was right. While the rest of the lyrics to his beauty, “Groovy Kind of Love”, speak of romantic love, often when in need of a pick me up, nature…

It’s a Bea-u-ti-ful Day…

It’s a bea-u-ti-ful day… Sky falls, you feel like It’s a beau-ti-ful day… Don’t let it get away…   Is it, Bono? That was my thought as U2’s beautiful lyrics serenaded another of our summer outing drives. Like many, I’m sure, I sing “Beautiful Day”  when a bea-u-ti-ful day says,  “hello!” to my senses. I…

Filter Me This. Filter Me That. Do You #NoFilter or #Filter?

Selfie. Selfie. Selfie. Sound familiar? Yes? If no, re-read using Jan’s tone when saying, “Marsha. Marsha. Marsha!” Ring a bell, now? If no, how did you survive childhood not watching The Brady Bunch? Oh… You had a life. Ok, that explains it. You are forgiven, my lovely friend. Back to Topic As many of you…

Friend of the Friendless-Yes, I Am. Yes, I AM…

Love. What do you think of when seeing and hearing that word? A lot? Me, too. I also see the word, “volé”. If you speak Spanish, you understand the translation. If you don’t, no problem,  it means, I flew. While I sometimes imagine I have the wingspan of an Albatross (11 ft. 8 in.), I…