One Liner Wednesday – Black Hole In the Ocean

While checking the weather, I noticed this interesting segment on the viral Google Maps image of the black hole in the middle of the ocean. Conspiracy theorists are creating all sorts of stories. I laughed at this one… “God dropped his guitar pick.” – Reddit User Then I saw Marina’s quote. It is a reminder…

First Lines Fridays #2

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?  If you want to make your own post, feel free to use or edit the banner above, and follow the rules…

Micro Gift Wrap Stories

Featured Photo: Greta Penny, owner of The Design Craft Etsy store, has such a lovely green malachite wrapping paper for sale. It looks like a emerald geode! I love gift wrapping! I just finished wrapping my gifts for my friends. Looking at my gifts now, you would have never guessed that I came from humble…

Outstanding Blogging Award – Culture Shocks

Thank you! Featured Photo by Clifford Photography on UnsplashJyotsna Shenoy at Art Psycho nominated me for the “Outstanding Blogging Award”! RULES: Provide the link to the creator’s original award post. (very important: see why in step 5) Answer the questions provided. Create 7 unique questions. Nominate 10 bloggers. Ensure that they are aware of their…

Personal Life & Award Update

I hope everyone is well and healthy! Hence, the reason for my orange filled banner to encourage people to take care of their immune systems. 🙂 I want to apologize for my late blog posts for the A2Z challenge. I’m currently coping with the death of a friend who I had a real deep, caring…

Waiting for the Dust to Settle

“And I know now that all the time I was trying to getout of the dust,the fact is,what I am,I am because of the dust.And what I am is good enough.Even for me.” Karen Hesse, Out of the Dust Good evening! Please forgive me for my absence, everyone. It’s been a whirlwind, and I’ve been…

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #107- Unbridgeable

Hello all, Reena’s prompt resonated with me in a more literal way today. A few days ago, I watched a film: Dream Big: Engineering Our World. Geared towards children, it was inspirational and emotional, rather than technical. I would recommend to watch something else like National Geographic: Engineering the Impossible to learn more conceptual details…

Friday Follies – 10.4.19

Sneaking in a giggle before I get started for the day. When I was a kid, I enjoyed playing baseball with some friends. They taught me baseball lingo. I came across this sign before jogging for a 5K run last weekend: Here are some other photos of the baseball park where many of us were…

A Sunshine Odyssey

Good evening everyone! There’s a lot for me to celebrate in life today! I just love to do the best I can with what is given to me. It’s a thrilling feeling to partake in such a creative adventure! When I receive a gift of an award, it’s a confirmation of appreciation from the giver….