2017

2017 resolutions

2016, as many would agree with me, was a wild year. Typically, I have liked to live day to day with no overall goals or any “5-year plans” (cue-eye roll), but this year that’s all changed. I’ve never really written down a resolution list other than the general “I will lose weight this year.” So let’s change that too! Go…

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10 ways my dog embarasses me

1. Not understanding fetch one bit. I have tried everything. Cutting open balls and putting treats in them, putting peanut butter on balls, basically anything the internet has suggested. She just simply looks at me when I throw a ball. In addition to this, when we go to the dog park she thinks that other dogs chasing balls are just…

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morning coffee and book

I love mornings

I wasn’t always a morning person, but I swear by it now! It’s a fresh start to a brand new day and why waste it? Make your morning your best friend, make a routine, and become more productive. Of course, I’m making this sound a lot easier than it was to transition to being a morning person than it truly…

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concert orchestra

Symphony Sunday: Italian symphony

This movement from Felix Mendelssohn’s ‘Italian’ Symphony has been going through my head since I first heard it while browsing on YouTube yesterday and discovered it by accident. It is symphony No. 4 and this is the first movement. This is such a happy piece, and you really get the spirit of Italy. I guess that is what he was…

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trio arte concert

Slow but graceful

We attended a recital yesterday, with the amazing Trio Arte. The musicians were so full of passion and vigor, that they were just so inspirational. They played three wonderful works, two of which I loved, and one of which I thought was alright. The Romantic period is my favorite period of music, and I usually have a hard time choosing…

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girl with macbook and coffee

Big plans for this little blog

So I have some big plans for this little blog. I really want to increase the amount of readers that I have. So I have been thinking about advertising on some of my favorite blogs, including Your Fire Shoes. Monica, who writes the blog, is such an inspiration to me, because she makes a living out of something that she…

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