Quote of the day: 5/27/15

"Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine."~Ralph Waldo Emerson How often do we feel second best; or not good enough at anything? I know I do. Honestly, this happens to be one of my biggest struggles; inadequacy. I do question my existence and wonder why God placed … Continue reading Quote of the day: 5/27/15

Cutting down on expenses: What Cable Bill? Roku to the rescue!

I am sharing this because I happen to find it helpful to have kicked my cable bill to the curve. I have had Roku for a little more than a year and, I must add, it has been amazing. We were paying, with taxes and all, about $60 for the basic channel. This was a … Continue reading Cutting down on expenses: What Cable Bill? Roku to the rescue!

Fun Fact Friday: 5/22/15–Esposa-Wife and Handcuff

Did you know that in the Spanish language "esposas" means "wives," but also "handcuffs?" My husband, being the jokester he is, brings this up during many social gatherings. He gets a kick out of it. Interestingly enough, "husband" is called "esposo" which is the masculine term of "esposas." Hmmmm. . . what do you think? The feminist side … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: 5/22/15–Esposa-Wife and Handcuff

Word of the day: 5/20/15 Autonomous

Word: Autonomous You Pronounce It: [aw-ton-uh-muh s] Definition: adjective 1. Government. self-governing; independent; subject to its own laws only. pertaining to an autonomy, or a self-governing community. 2. having autonomy; not subject to control from outside; independent: a subsidiary that functioned as an autonomous unit. 3. Biology. existing and functioning as an independent organism. growing naturally or spontaneously, without cultivation. Origin:1790-1800; < Greek autónomos … Continue reading Word of the day: 5/20/15 Autonomous

Fun Fact Friday: 5/15/15– A man wears 70 pieces of clothing to avoid baggage fees

Did you know that in 2012 a man, in China, wore 70 pieces of clothing on a flight to avoid baggage fees? According to the Business Insider, this is true. He was then stopped and searched because he forgot to remove things that would sound off the metal detector located within his pockets. You can … Continue reading Fun Fact Friday: 5/15/15– A man wears 70 pieces of clothing to avoid baggage fees

DIY: The Threshold; I’m Seeing Spots Update, but still in process.

I blogged about my DIY journey in creating spots for my entrance or--an ode to Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Christabel--my threshold. The ceiling pain color is "Caviar" by Sherwin Williams. Quickly, after completion, I removed the tape while the paint was wet. I love the way this came out! Certainly, it is not complete, I still need my roman shades … Continue reading DIY: The Threshold; I’m Seeing Spots Update, but still in process.