Websites & Apps

Duolingo: A New Way to Learn a New Language

I have an inherent love of electronics and video games that comes from being the youngest of the Gen Xers or the oldest of the Millennials, depending upon which time frame you use. This love has not always been a good thing nor has it been confined to my childhood. I have wasted hours (read:… Continue reading Duolingo: A New Way to Learn a New Language

Websites & Apps

5 Super Useful Websites for New Bloggers

If you read my first post, then you know that this isn’t my first (or second) blog. It is my newest obsession and the blog that I have put the most effort into. This effort has led me to a huge community of fellow bloggers, photographers, designers, and entrepreneurs willing to share their experience and… Continue reading 5 Super Useful Websites for New Bloggers

Health and Fitness

Treadmill Tips: A Runner’s Guide to Surviving the Gym

Running has been my preferred method of exercise since I took it up eight years ago. The problem is that I live in a state that fully experiences all four seasons. My black toenails have all been the result of springtime runs in the rain. I have done mud runs and endurance runs in the… Continue reading Treadmill Tips: A Runner’s Guide to Surviving the Gym

Health and Fitness

Or·gan·ic: Tips for Shopping at Whole Foods for People Who Aren’t into “Whole Foods”

Let me preface this post by telling you that I am neither a vegan nor a vegetarian.  I don’t have a nut allergy.  I am not lactose or gluten intolerant.  I don’t hunt for the Non-GMO or Fair Trade logos on food packaging.  Organic is not a must-have in our house.  It’s a nice-to-have.  If… Continue reading Or·gan·ic: Tips for Shopping at Whole Foods for People Who Aren’t into “Whole Foods”

Entertainment

13 Things That Made Super Bowl 52 Worth Watching

Neither my fiance nor my son are sports fans.  You won't find any team jerseys or hear any fight songs in our house.  Since my enjoyment of pro sports has always been contingent upon someone else putting a game on the TV, I have lost touch in recent years.  Still, I can enjoy a good… Continue reading 13 Things That Made Super Bowl 52 Worth Watching

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Jeans and No Shoes

I have had a few blogs before this one.  None of them made a lasting impression on the blogosphere.  The first was a collaborative effort between me and a group of creative writing classmates.  We were gung ho at first, but our enthusiasm for the project faded with the end of term.  There were two… Continue reading Jeans and No Shoes