As I sit here…

Here I am, waiting… Learning patience everyday! I sit here and wait. My day will come. I just know it, so I wait. Patience is a skill. I’m perfecting it. I get better and better – Everyday, I wait. I get discouraged. But, I never stop learning. There is a reason. I don’t know it…

Rain…

The sound of rain – I hear it outside my window It’s a calming, and sometimes annoying sound. I stare out at the rainy world! The feel of rain – I feel it – Soaking through my clothes. It makes me cold and soggy, But, I can’t be mad at it. Rainy days are not…

One sky…

The sky… The clouds… The sun… Everything up there… Just take a second, Go outside, And look up! Looking up, At the sky, Always makes me feel happy, And rejuvenated. Seeing planes, birds, jets… It all gives me hope! That there’s so much more out there – And, I want to explore it all! I…

Memory Lane…

A trip down memory lane… Things used to be a little more black & White Life seemed so much simpler It never mattered what the weather was Cuz jumping in all the puddles used to be normal And running around under the sun with no set purpose was simply exciting Those were the good ol’…

Home after living abroad!?

Coming back home after living abroad for a time is not easy! . . . Yup, Reverse Culture Shock! It’s a real thing! . . . So, I’ve only been back from Chile for about a week now and the only way I can describe coming home after living abroad for a time is: “weird”…

Hello Fall?…

…So…when I normally think about Fall, I think about: – Leaves falling -Sweater weather -Time to get ready for snow…and Christmas… Well, that’s not the case for me this Fall because it’s Fall right now in Chile, and I can’t think about any of those things. Instead, I’m thinking about: going swimming, maybe getting ice…

Two sides to everything…

Sometimes you just have to turn around and look behind you for a second. It might change a lot more than you think! . . . Location of picture: Cortina Puclaro 25 minutes from Vicuña, Chile 50 minutes from La Serena, Chile . . . While taking the picture above, I was drawn to the…

My Favorite Type of Tree!

. . . Behind the scene of that picture: So, yesterday I went out for a walk around the town I live (Quillota) here in Chile. And, while walking, I started taking pictures of random things around town that might inspire a post or that I might want to post on Instagram. And, the picture…

An hour into my day!

The following post is just one hour into my day (through 15 minute intervals), today-January 28, 2018. . . . I’m going to start with the hour during & after lunch. 15:30 – Lunch time (by the way, I’m currently living in Chile & that is a normal lunch time). Today for lunch, I ate:…

¡Summer in January?

Yup, it’s JANUARY and, I can go outside wearing shorts, a tank-top, and flip flops. It’s JANUARY and, I don’t need to bundle-up to go outside and shovel snow. It’s JANUARY and, I can be outside without freezing / getting frostbite. It’s JANUARY and, it’s sunny & +30 degrees Celsius. I keep having to remind…