C is for Cookie (That’s Good Enough for Me) – #AtoZChallenge

One of my favorite random facts ever is about the invention of the chocolate chip cookie.  Growing up as your typical American kid in the 90s, chocolate chip cookies were a standard snack food.  They’re easy to make, and those little bites of chocolate were the perfect addition to the sweet snack.  I have never seen […]

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Weekly Tea Time for My Soul – 1/21/17

Happy Saturday everyone! The Women’s March on Washington is today and I am scared, excited, and touched.  I’ve already written a post on it…mostly of pictures of the marches around the world.  It is incredible. Despite the long weekend, this week was exhausting!  I can’t wait until the sun comes back full force to the northern […]

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valley of the kings

Keeping with yesterday’s subject of “Places I Want to Visit Before I Die”,  did you know that the Pyramids of Giza are the oldest of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?  They are an enigma to many archaeologists and historians even today, much like Stonehenge and other sacred burial sites with unexplainable structures.  A […]

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catacombs

I have never been to the grand catacombs under Paris, but I would love to go. There is something mysterious about an underground maze of that sort, a spooky allure.  Granted, it helps that in Paris, the catacombs also serve as a mass grave for millions.  There’s a story to tell in such a labyrinth, […]

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My Eureka Moment

I feel like I am forever waiting for my eureka moment.  It’s a moment of joy, of satisfaction.  A eureka moment is something special, a breakthrough, if you will.  It’s the sort of thing that will change your life. The term “eureka” is believed to have been coined by Greek philosopher Archimedes.  It translates to […]

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