Thankful

…that it is Friday. This short week has felt extra long The ocean is reflecting the state of my soul It has lost it’s calm, churning and raging against itself Punishing the sand as it crashes onto the shore The sun shining is meaningless as the ocean wages an internal war There’s no telling when…

Monday Morning Coffee Club: Memorial Day 2014

Hey folks, happy Memorial Day!  I hope you are all enjoying your day, I sure am!  I am so grateful to the men and women who gave their lives so that we could have all that we do today.  The following is a great post by The Modern Philosopher about the importance of this holiday.  I’m sure you…

My Brain At 4 AM

The story behind the story (if that makes sense): Over the weekend Zach (the fiancé) and I drove three hours (each way) to visit my sweet, amazing, precious niecey-poo!   My sister and her husband train and show horses (Robertson Show Horses) and live on a beautiful horse ranch in Ocala, Florida.  We don’t get…

Legalize It – My Professor Was Wrong

Did you ever write a paper in college that you felt was graded unfairly due to personal bias? Well that is my story today. A little background… I attended California State University Long Beach where I majored in Sociology with an emphasis in deviance and social control, and I minored in criminal justice. I wrote…

Bye Bye Barbie

Omigosh you guys, I read an amazing post today that I want to share with you. It was written by Chris of 61 Musings and it’s about how women view their own bodies/appearance.  It almost brought me to tears, I hope you all are touched by it as much as I was.  So go ahead and click the…

Orange Buffalo Ramblings

This post is brought to you by Rara, whose blog Rarasaur is where “frightfully wonderous things happen”!  If you are not familiar with her blog, get into it!  To celebrate her husband’s new book (and his birthday!) she created a writing prompt, which can be found HERE! So lets dive in… 1. In the book,…