Vacation depression is finally hitting me... I am really missing Thailand now and this video is GORGEOUS. Many of the places I visited on my trip as well...
The first time I read The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett, I was in elementary school. I was a voracious reader, mainly sticking to the likes of The Babysitter's Club or Sweet Valley High (Sweet Valley Twins I also read, but they were a bit thin). I also dabbled with Nancy Drew (I considered … Continue reading The Secret Garden
I have been very good about writing every day, however this weekend I have been traveling quite a bit! Once I arrive at my destination, I'll be sure to pick back up again. Speaking of traveling... fun little vid on Tokyo...
Way back when I was a kid, we had Hypercolor T-shirts and phones with cords. We also had a ton of songs with instrumental solos. Something happened in the 90's where musical interludes were replaced by rap lyrics. It's true! Listen to any Top 40 song and there is now a rap where a synthesizer, or … Continue reading The Revered Instrumental Solo
Perfect description of an L.A. Love Story - The Neighbourhood, Sweater Weather
Japanese Gardens. Chinese Dim Sum restaurants. Some office buildings. Maybe your house. All places where one may find a beautiful (and endlessly hungry) koi population. According to http://www.koi-pond-guide.com, koi fish symbolize good luck, abundance and perseverance. In Buddhism, they represent courage. Today, koi are considered to be symbolic of advancement materially and spiritually. I think … Continue reading Koil Painting
Ah, the romantic in me still believes... Not that I want a long-distance relationship or anything.... but this is beautifully shot. Happy Sunday 🙂 Splitscreen: A Love Story by James W Griffiths
The other day, a Facebook friend of mine posted this interesting article about pronouns. Just how often are you saying "I" versus "You" in everyday conversation? And what does it mean? I thought the article was fascinating, interesting and something that questioned my own self-awareness. A new book, The Secret Life of Pronouns by James … Continue reading Me, Myself and I (and You?)
This weekend was very LA for me. Woke up to sunshine. Went to yoga. Went to dinner with a friend, but met other friends while at dinner. Woke up to sunshine again, strolled down to the beach for some sunbathing for a couple of hours, then headed to a BBQ. When jmia asked if I … Continue reading Visit to Venice
You may have seen this before, but it takes my breath away every time.