travels Archive

April Travels Bring May…Blog Posts?

Hello, dear readers! I have been woefully absent online recently. My life has gone from busy to whoa-what’s-happening? and this blog has fallen by the wayside since I’ve been so slammed. For example, in the first few weeks of April alone, I’ve been in: …

Fruits of a Fallow Period

Once upon a time, around age twenty, I began to doubt whether or not I was meant to be a writer. A junior in college at the time, I had stopped writing fiction. I had grown used to writing a novel on …

Friday Five – The Pre-Thanksgiving Edition

Whew, I feel like I’m overdue for an update! I decided to do a Friday Five to try and keep myself organized. 1. Online Goodies   Guess what I participate in last week? Alohomora over on Mugglenet.com–the world’s #1 Harry Potter fan site–is …

Sickness and Other Adventures

Okay, so I’ve been sick for roughly three weeks – I had a cold, which turned into a sinus infection, which trickled into my lungs and morphed into brochitis. (TMI? I sincerely apologize – my gross-out meter has also been a bit …

Reading on A Dark Day

So, yesterday was kind of a bleak day. For no real reason. The Japanese Garden in Washington Park, which I explored on the gloriously sunny Sunday. Sunday was awesome. Portland was warm. It was sunny. It was like spring. I walked around …