Evanescent 

ev·a·nes·cent [evəˈnes(ə)nt]- adj. Soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing. I'm in the car heading to Miami to fly to Scotland! I have been participating in the weekly photo challenge each week so far this year and today is my last day to offer a post for this week's concept.  [...]

What Is Your Mantra?

What Is Your Mantra?

  Mantra: /ˈmantrə/ (noun) - a statement or slogan repeated frequently. The origin of the word mantra is Sanskrit and its literal meaning is "a thought behind speech or action". Recently I read quite a few posts about having a personal mantra and then I skimmed  read through quite a bit more. The concept is to have [...]

Local Colors Festival

Local Colors Festival

  Normally, most of my spring is filled with traveling to the girlie's soccer games.  We found ourselves with an empty weekend and I wanted to head to downtown Roanoke. I love strolling around downtown, perusing the shops, often stopping in the Taubman Museum and heading to the rooftop of Center in the Square. And [...]

What A Trip To Oude Kerk In Amsterdam Taught Me About Experientialism

What A Trip To Oude Kerk In Amsterdam Taught Me About Experientialism

Experientialism. First things first. What in the heck do I mean by experientialism? This is not a lesson on apologetics or whatever else may come to mind when hearing this word. Experience vs. Materialism. This is about experience vs. materialism. Experientialism is the term used in the book that I am currently reading : Stuffocation by [...]

Moments of Gratitude

Reflect (verb) | think deeply or carefully about. Gratitude (noun) | the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. I am the reflecting type. If you've been following my blog for some time then that statement will come as no surprise to you. I recently came upon a segment [...]