Pen and Caffeinated Ponderings

NaNoWriMo 2016 in the Books (Literally)

“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.” ~ Benjamin Franklin Success! I didn’t think I would reach this point. That I would be able to finish my novel.And if I did, I was sure I would be burning the midnight oil november 30. While I had started out strong, the last week… Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2016 in the Books (Literally)


Five Things to do in New York during the Holidays

“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” ~ Edna Ferber There is nothing more magical then Christmas in New York. The lights. The decorations. The hustle an bustle. The shopping! There is a reason Silver Bells goes “It’s Christmas time in the city…” Because it is such a magical time. Except for the crowds. Oh the crowds! The horrible… Continue reading Five Things to do in New York during the Holidays

Pen and Caffeinated Ponderings

Attitude of Gratitude

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” ~ William Arthur Ward Today in the states, it is a day where we sit down and gorge ourselves on a smorgasbord of “American delicacies.” Potatoes, Gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and yes, turkey. It is a miracle… Continue reading Attitude of Gratitude