My Pinterest Obsession


As always, the holiday season is a whirlwind of to-do-lists and shopping and eating and more shopping and visiting with family and more eating and decorating and wrapping gifts! Whew! I love it but it can get a little crazy and chaotic and once it is over you may feel like it all went by…

Something fun to do…


So, being in a relationship for almost four years now, it is amazing how we are always finding out new stuff about each other (and the fact that we aren't bored with each other also surprises us.) I have realized that relationships only work if you are really good friends. And I have been incredibly…

Historical shenanigans


For the past few weeks I have been following the updates from the Richard III Society about what is now called the Grey Friar's dig in Leicester which is now under a car parking lot.  My freshmen english research paper was on King Richard III and his part in the mystery of the princes in…

For the love of Hobbits!


So, I know I cannot possibly be the only Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien fan out there. In fact, I know a lot of people (do not worry, I won't name you) that deep down inside really love Tolkien's series as well as The Hobbit. It is okay, really. I learned an interesting fact…

A little bit of nerdy inspiration for your week


I recently bought a Lord of the Rings video game and it reminded me how much I absolutely love J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle Earth. There are so many parallels between his fantastical world and the one we live in. Now I know that J.R.R. Tolkien does not have this speech in the book- but it is…

Just for kicks…


My dad once said that being bored is a state of mind (or something along those lines). In any case, I could never say "I am bored." It usually was followed by a chore, to help ease my boredom. So, now when I'm bored I do things like this.... ; So yeah, boredom can be…