I left instagram

Instagram, It's been a great run but I'm done now. It was fun being able to express myself through photography and try being a model for a little while. It was nice being in contact with friends and family and seeing what people are up to. But I can't do it right now. This is [...]

Full moon

Full moon

I am so overwhelmed... in a good way! Today, I got the keys to my new apartment! And there was a crazy surprise!!! They said there was a last minute change with my address, so I would be in a different building. When I got there, they told me I have a 2-BEDROOM apartment, but [...]

New moon

New moon

Personal update... So, it's official: I'm moving to my own place in mid April. It's been a process. Lots of paperwork, running errands, figuring things out, asking for help, etc... and worst of all, talking to strangers and getting over social anxiety. I thought I wasn't strong enough; now I look back and realize it [...]

Fastnachts 2020

Fastnachts 2020

Today I was with my relatives for the annual fastnacht-baking festival. Fastnachts are traditional Pennsylvania Dutch doughnuts made from potatoes. The dough is cut, rises, and then we fry it. Before: After: Traditionally they are eaten on "fat Tuesday" in preparation for Lent. We just eat them fresh off the fryer. And there's always plenty [...]

Sunshine Blogger Award!

Sunshine Blogger Award!

Hey friends! I was nominated by Steve`s Country for the Sunshine Blogger award! Thanks, dude -- he is a phenomenal nature blogger who is super active on WordPress -- always pleasant, cheerful, & sunny! 🙂 The Sunshine Blogger Award Rules: Thank the blogger(s) who nominated you and provide a link back to their blogList the [...]

Blogger Recognition award ~ second nomination!

Blogger Recognition award ~ second nomination!

Hi there! I have received a second nomination for the Blogger Recognition Award from Rising Star (idealinspiration.net)! This is the only blogger award I've won before, which I have now been nominated twice for! So exciting, thank you! 😀 The Rules are given below: Here are some rules for the Blogger Recognition Award. 1. Thank the blogger(s) who [...]