Stop Telling Me I Need To Travel

180644_10150373635175254_3188581_nI am a huge proponent of the staycation and advocate strongly for living someplace you love and learning where you live.  Why bother?  Because you spend the majority of your waking hours and life there.  Why would you not want to?  There is always something new to be discovered, something beautiful to be found, something unique to do, a special tradition or culture in which to immerse yourself, and a history all it’s own just waiting to be discovered no matter where you live. Continue reading “Stop Telling Me I Need To Travel”

Tales From My Couch: Rainy Day Musings on Pop Culture and Blogging

Well, it’s raining today – of course.  So my eagerly anticipated departure back out on to the lake has been delayed a bit.  Not that like papyrus I will dissolve and disappear into the ether at the slightest touch of rain Continue reading “Tales From My Couch: Rainy Day Musings on Pop Culture and Blogging”

The Mystery Blogger Award (Double nomination)

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What is the Mystery Blogger Award?

“The ‘Mystery Blogger Award‘ is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging and they do it with so much love and passion.~ Okoto Enigma.

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Another Random Weekend Update Post

One of the perks of my particular contract at work is that I have a certain minimum hours per week I need to put in.  That hardly sounds like a perk (aside from the guaranteed minimum income), except with a few basic math skills, if you take the amount I am mandated to fulfill, account for one or two shifts working out of town per week, and divvy it up over the work week, it is easy to assess that my hours can be completed within 4 days, as opposed to 5.  Continue reading “Another Random Weekend Update Post”

Another Award Nomination! The Liebster Award

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What is the Liebster Award?

“Liebster” is a German word meaning beloved or dearest. In the blogging world, the Liebster Award is online recognition given by bloggers to other new bloggers for enjoying or valuing their work.  It is meant to highlight and credit favorite new up and coming blogs within our writing community. Continue reading “Another Award Nomination! The Liebster Award”

Who Doesn’t Like a Good Pet Peeve List? My Top 20.

My pet peeve list.  Yes, it’s random.  Because?  Why not.  I apologize in advance for the attitude – I have my moments!

Some you may agree with, some you may disagree with, some you may find funny or weird, some you may find appalling or offensive.  Feel free to agree, disagree and add away with yours in the comments! Continue reading “Who Doesn’t Like a Good Pet Peeve List? My Top 20.”

Better late than never? And yes, I’ve gone AWOL.

This is what my original post started out like…

It’s a Friday, and here in Canada it is the Friday before the first official long weekend of summer, Canada Day long weekend to be specific.  And to be even more precise, Canada’s 150th celebration. Continue reading “Better late than never? And yes, I’ve gone AWOL.”