Ambitions for 2017

I hope you are still going strong with your New Year’s resolutions as we approach the end of January. I hesitate to call mine “New Year’s” resolutions per se since they mostly just happened to coincide with the beginning of the year, but there are just so many things I want to accomplish in the coming months! New DiY projects, a lengthy reading list, personal wellness goals, and – as always – a never-ending “life” to-do list. On to the fun parts though! Continue reading

“Variety is the Spice of Life”

Butterfly Close-UpThroughout my life, I have had this image of the type of person I wanted to be one day. I am happily working toward those goals, but a significant aspect of that image relates to being diverse in my hobbies and interests. I would wonder, how do some people do so many things and know so much about so many topics?!

A lot of it seems to just come with the passage of time. In the past, I pretty much just played video games as a hobby, and only a few at that. Sure, I was really good at that one thing, but I made the conscious decision that I wanted to do more. Continue reading

Anne of Green Gables: A Series in Review

AGG 1I have been reading the Anne series by Lucy Maud Montgomery for quite a while now, having just begun Rilla of Ingleside.  Anne stops being the main character after Anne of Ingleside, so I will go ahead and consider myself finished!  She appears in other works, but even in Rilla just barely.  I almost wish she was never mentioned at all; it only leaves me longing to see the world through her perspective again. . .

Isn’t it splendid to think of all the things there are to find out about? It just makes me feel glad to be alive—it’s such an interesting world. It wouldn’t be half so interesting if we know all about everything, would it?

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