Fall 2017 Wishlist: Birthday and More

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Fall is my absolute favorite season ever – I don’t know if it’s the fact that the weather is absolutely perfect, at least to me or if it’s because my three favorite holidays: my birthday, Halloween, and Thanksgiving all happen in the fall.1 Fine, my birthday may not be a holiday – but October 4th is also National Taco Day, National Vodka Day, and if...

Review: Life in A Box by L.S. Einat

Have you ever been in a situation where you want to do a good job at something to impress someone? A situation where you make decisions based on how another person will react…if so, you are either the protagonist in the novel Life in A Box or you’re in an abusive relationship. Don’t get me wrong – wanting to do something to make your parents, your family, your loved ones...

Review: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

As an avid reader, I’d love to believe that everyone enjoys reading as much as I do and that they devote both time and energy to reading. However, much to my dismay and after years of being teased for preferring a good book to the playing field, I learned that a book has to be extremely special to get most people to even consider picking it up. I’ll also admit...

Call Me Mouse

I have been obsessing over this – the first post under my name domain since the idea of getting one came into my mind. I’m usually in a rush to get to any post that doesn’t involve my having to introduce myself. Well, it seems from the title that I’ve decided to go a more mature, less direct route one could say. The reason for this is that I thought...

July 2017: Updates and Future Plans

It’s currently half past five in the morning (actually, it’s now half past midnight of the next day – but we’re not splitting hairs here as I’ve my own to deal with) and instead of being all snug in my bed, sound asleep-I am writing a blog post and preparing Sunset Valley to play. 1 So, since this is titled Updates and Future Plans, let’s get on with the updates.e...

June 2017: Life Update and Explanations

Yikes! I just realized that it’s been over a month since my last post, and I would love to tell you that it’s because all kinds of blessings have entered my life and I’ve been enjoying it to the fullest. But sadly that’s probably the farthest thing from the truth – I’ve been dealing with a period where I feel the urge to write but I just cannot find any...

Review: The Gatekeepers by Chris Whipple

The Gatekeepers by Chris WhipplePublished by: Crown Publishing on April 4, 2017Genre: History, Politics, American Government, Executive BranchPages: Hardcover, 384 pagesSource: Goodreads The first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the White House Chiefs of Staff, whose actions–and inactions–have defined the course of our country.What do Dick Cheney and Rahm Emanuel have in common? Aside from polarizing personalities, both served as chief of staff to the president of the United States–as did...

Hello, World!

Am I the only one who finds it a bit unusual that WordPress titles the example post “Hello World”? The majority of people simply delete it and move on with their lives, while a select few try to utilize it to the best of their abilities. So, which category do I fall under – do I delete or do I use? It honestly depends on a few different factors –...