Book Review: Toroa

Toroa is Erik Hofstatter's debut novel and it soars!  On the surface, this book focuses on a girl named Mahi.  Mahi does not know her dad, her mother is the opposite of ideal, and she just met a fire-breather at a local festival who turns her world upside down in a sense.  All we know … Continue reading Book Review: Toroa

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Kara at Bernard's Book Blog!  Thank you so much for thinking of me for this award! The Sunshine Blogger Award is a way to recognize bloggers who inspire positivity and creativity. I always aspire to be both of those things, so I really appreciate the recognition! The rules … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award

A Trip To The Dentist

I just recently had my quarterly teeth cleaning at the dentist.  Yes, quarterly.  It takes some work to have a flawless smile, you know.  Like many of you, I detest going to the dentist.  I even try to make it as painless and convenient as possible by selecting a dentist that is in the same … Continue reading A Trip To The Dentist

10 Minutes A Day To Less Stress

Raise your hand if you are stressed out.  Did you raise your hand?  If not, slap yo'self!  If you are one of the lucky few who seem to never get stressed then I applaud you.  For the rest of us it seems like there is always something out there stressing us to the max.  "Am … Continue reading 10 Minutes A Day To Less Stress

I Wear Earbuds To Avoid You

It seems as if half of my day at work is consumed with avoiding people.  I just want to be able to go from Point A to Point B and not have to stop for meaningless chit chat.  We are all plagued with the empty "Hi! How are you?" when we pass someone we know … Continue reading I Wear Earbuds To Avoid You

When I Have Long Fingernails

I was forced to make an informal resolution this year: stop biting my nails.  I have been a nailbiter my entire life, so I knew it was going to be difficult.  But I have been bite free for a little over two months now.  My fingers still feel weird as my nails get longer and I constantly … Continue reading When I Have Long Fingernails

Attack of the Jellyfish

I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange journey.  The year: 1996.  I was only 10 years old and I was summering with my family at our old beach house.  That was the summer the United States hosted the Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.  It was also the last summer I would … Continue reading Attack of the Jellyfish