waiting it out: things to do at home as the world slows down

The world seems to be filled with a lot of uncertainty these days. With the virus spreading across the world like wildfire it’s truly an experience unlike anything I’ve ever seen. There are really serious and scary things like people getting ill and dying, and then there are smaller scale stressful things like grocery stores […]

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capturing and organizing momentos without the expectation of perfection

One of the best parts about having adventures is getting to hold onto your bright and shiny memories. I think back on my adventures over the years often and for various reasons. When I am having trouble sleeping or am feeling anxious Iโ€™ll calm myself my thinking through every detail of one of my happiest […]

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travel essentials

Those that love traveling as much as me will agree that the excitement of finally clicking purchase on the flights you’ve been eyeing is unparalleled. Then, getting to map out all the adventures you’re going to take, sites you’ll see, and food you’ll taste feels like a vacation itself! After a long work day I’ll […]

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winter photography part II

It continues to be cold and gray in upstate New York! I’ve been surviving the winter blues with good TV and movies, crafting, and reading good books. This was the first year that I watched all of the Oscar nominated Best Picture nominees and I had a lot of fun with it. Setting out to […]

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disney world – animal kingdom

Finally wrapping up my series on the Disney World Parks. Posts on Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Hollywood Studios are linked here. Overview Animal Kingdom is one of Disney Worlds most interesting parks with a theme unlike any other. With the center of the park being the infamous Tree Of Life from Lion King, the rest […]

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winter photography

I’ve now hit the point in winter that I am in full hibernation mode. The air is so cold that my cheeks sting when stepping outside and days when we see the sun are few and far between. The days at work feel long and the nights at home too short. In my free time […]

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