Thoughts

The good and the bad — it’s all part of life

The winter is going by so fast. We are already more than half way through February and while I am shocked, I can’t be mad. Each day that passes means we are getting closer to summer! And if you know me, you know I thrive during that season. With how fast time is going by,… Continue reading The good and the bad — it’s all part of life

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Why Les Misérables is a reminder to never give up hope

A few years ago I wrote about the most perfect summer day:  I woke up and water skied with my dad and grandfather in the morning, and then ended up in New York City in the afternoon to see Les Misérables on Broadway with my grandfather and grandma. Les Misérables is easily one of my favorite Broadway shows. It’s simply… Continue reading Why Les Misérables is a reminder to never give up hope

lifestyle

How to plan and achieve realistic New Year’s resolutions

In my last blog post, we spoke about reasons behind making New Year’s resolutions. This time around, I want to touch on how to make New Year’s resolutions that we can actually achieve (which I also spoke about in my latest YouTube video). Yes, I did say that I normally don’t make New Year’s resolutions.… Continue reading How to plan and achieve realistic New Year’s resolutions

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My First Time Making New Year’s Resolutions

I’ve never been one to make a New Year’s resolution(s). I think it’s just too much pressure to put on yourself with the possibility of being disappointed at the end of the year. And who wants to end a year by being mad at themselves for not reaching whatever far-fetched goal they planned? I definitely… Continue reading My First Time Making New Year’s Resolutions

Thoughts

2020: A Life Changing Year

It took me until the day before New Year’s Eve to get my thoughts together. Well, they’re not together, but I am hoping by the end of this post they will be.  Another year has gone by. Wow. And what a year it’s been.  Last year at this time, I had just left my first… Continue reading 2020: A Life Changing Year

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CA to NJ: Day 8 — Homeward bound

The last day of the cross country trip arrived, and I had never been more excited to get on the road. “Why?” you may ask. Well, the previous night I told Pop Pop that I saw a town that didn’t seem too far off of the route and told him I would love to stop… Continue reading CA to NJ: Day 8 — Homeward bound

america, Ohio, Pennsylvania

CA to NJ: Day 7 — Two Cities, One Day

Pop Pop and I were on a roll today! We packed up my roof bag and secured it to my car and left Chicago early in the morning for Cleveland, Ohio. I was really trying to see places I probably would not have a reason to visit in my lifetime, so I decided on Cleveland,… Continue reading CA to NJ: Day 7 — Two Cities, One Day

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CA to NJ: Day 4 — Nebraskan Fossil Beds

Finally, the road trip officially started!  Pop Pop and I left the Fort Collins Best Western on Thursday, Sept. 24, but we made sure to stop at my favorite pancake destination, Urban Egg, which I discovered last year on the road trip out to California. It was my first time eating indoors during the pandemic,… Continue reading CA to NJ: Day 4 — Nebraskan Fossil Beds

Colorado, Travel

CA to NJ: Day 3 — Work from Colorado

If you’ve kept up with my road trip 2.0 so far, you’re probably thinking it has been quite boring. I wouldn’t blame you. Pop Pop and I spent the first day and a half driving, and on Wednesday, Sept. 23, we worked. My uncle was super nice and let us work at his house in… Continue reading CA to NJ: Day 3 — Work from Colorado

Colorado, Nevada, Travel

CA to NJ: Day 2 — An Open Road

On the road again, and seemingly forever. Pop Pop and I were behind the wheel by 7:30 in the morning on September 22 with nothing but driving on our minds. The road trip back to NJ was definitely less relaxed than the trip to CA, because while we had about the same amount of time,… Continue reading CA to NJ: Day 2 — An Open Road