Roshnic’s Fashion Show

Every year, Roshnic raises awareness for a local non-profit through her fashion shows. This year she picked the youth literacy group I volunteer with! It was a lovely show that lifted everyone’s spirits. She is a talented artist with a beautiful spirit. Her website is https://roshnic.co

A Beautiful Sight

When I walk in the morning sunlight, the brisk air feels fantastic. I’m grateful that it’s only 51 degrees Fahrenheit where I’m located and not -8 degrees where some of my friends are located. However, it feels like 37 degrees. No snow just yet. Refreshing, not unbearable. I’m sitting indoors marveling a beautiful sight. My…

IBM World Community Grid

Hello everyone, hope you are well today! Inspired by a post I read on Tony Burgess’s post, “The Thing About: The Virus“, I thought about various efforts to help find a cure and treatment for COVID-19. IBM’s World Community Grid allows anyone with a computer, smartphone, or tablet to donate their unused processing power to…

Gratitude Scavenger Hunt: 8 Things

Hello everyone! I first saw this challenge on Winnie’s blog in which I enjoyed the beauty she explores. Sadje at Keep it Alive has found this scavenger hunt, and she invited her followers along. So, I decided to tag along as well! Find something that makes you happy Currently I’m feeling good as I am…

A-to-Z Challenge: Volunteer

“There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book.” Frank Serafini Fueling the Desire to Rise Up to the Challenge This past school year I have been volunteering with a local youth literacy group helping improve the reading levels of two…

Nominated for a Liebster Award!

“Life’s a dance, you learn as you go. Sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow. Don’t worry ’bout what you don’t know, life’s a dance, you learn as you go.” – John Michael Montgomery’s Lyrics to “Life is a Dance” *Note: This post is longer than usual only because there’s a lot of heart-to-heart moments and…

Snapshots from My Week

Happy Halloween everyone! Thankfully, I had a relaxing week. Enjoyed a fun date with my boyfriend! We sat on top of the wooden platform playground waiting for the restaurant, Sea Island, to open. The above shot was taken from my seat. Even though the paint is chipping, the place has a lot of character. I…

Summer 2018 Volunteer Experiences

This summer I volunteered at the Catholic Worker House in San Antonio with Texas A&M University San Antonio’s Catholic Student Association (TAMUSA CSA). I first heard about the Catholic Worker Houses when I read a book about Dorothy Day in the summer of 2009. I wanted to learn more about various aspects of Catholic traditions…