“Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.” ~ Robert Griffin III Going to visit my grandparents my grandfather would be sitting in his Lazy Boy recliner watching the news or sports. Having been born in New Jersey, it was a sure bet that he would be rooting… Continue reading The Integral Bind of Sports
“If you have nothing but love for your avocados, and you take joy in turning them into guacamole, all you need is someone to share it with.” ~ Jason Mraz I admit seeing the Giants (moment of silence please) blow it so fantastically in the Wild Card was an incredibly bitter pill to swallow. In… Continue reading Game Day Guac
“I’d like to cause a little riot in skating.” ~ Sasha Cohen Okay, I actually wasn’t the kind of skater that Avril was singing about, but I still can’t help think of that song every time skating comes up. As a very teeny tiny youngling, I use to skate on the pond near my house, on… Continue reading I Was a Skater Girl
“He had a wonderful talent for packing thought close, and rendering it portable.” ~ Thomas Babington Macaulay It is the most wonderful part of the year but also the most stressful. Not only have I just finished school and am now cramming for finals (eeekk) I also have to organize and pack for several trips.… Continue reading The Craziness of Packing for a Trip or Three!
“One of the things I like about the show is it redefines the idea of what it is to be a mother, which at its most basic level is to take care of a child. It doesn’t mean you have to look like the ladies in the Lysol commercials.” ~ Lauren Graham I feel like… Continue reading A Year in the Life
“Behind every small business, there’s a story worth knowing.” ~ Paul Ryan For the next five days it seems like it is one major shopping event after another. From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, stores and people go crazy as they scoop up the deals. While I love department stores like Nordstroms and Bloomingdales. And we… Continue reading Shop Small
~There is only one real deprivation… and that is not to be able to give one’s gifts to those one loves most.” ~May Sarton ‘Tis the season for not only cheer, but to spoil your loved ones with gifts. I LOVE giving gifts. Uh What? No seriously. I love it even more then receiving a… Continue reading The Joy in Personalizing a Gift