Archive for September, 2009

digital snapshots

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

This is how I used to chronicle my memories. I’d take my roll of film to CVS, wait patiently for the photos to be printed, look at them with excitement when they were finally developed, and then sort through them – picking and choosing which ones would be salvaged for an album. My six month […]

i saw a whale breach

Monday, September 28th, 2009

The weekend trip to Gloucester with Mike never really happened because we couldn’t justify throwing a hotel room on the credit card after buying plane tickets to Costa Rica and paying for our two kittens to get spayed. We thought about going on a day trip to salvage the whale watch that I had purchased […]

imagine: a vagabond story

Sunday, September 27th, 2009

There are people that graduate from college and have their next step calculated. Not soon after throwing that cap in the air, they are onto their first job and they never look back. There are others that are not so sure. With a mere seven credits between him and his college diploma, Grant Lingel decided […]

a new journey

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

To be honest, I feel like I cheated on my blog and on Twitter when I updated my Facebook page with some news and I spoke not a word of it here. So, in an effort to make it up to them, here it is. I’m engaged… [Taken by my fiance]

fall sneaks up on you…

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Just last week, these leaves were mostly green.

iced, the way it should be

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

There are a lot of cafes and bakeries in my area, and I love that. They’ve got fresh food, unique selections and best of all, an abundance of coffee. Each Spring when the weather begins to get warm and then stays warm throughout the summer, one of my favorite things to order is iced coffee. […]

ma’am, would you like to check your knife?

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

In the Spring of 2004 I spent a really long Spring break trekking around Europe with Lisa. From Ireland we went to Brussels to Amsterdam to Paris to Rome, which included a quick visit to Florence, and then headed back to Ireland to take our final exams, after which, we would fly off to London […]

it’s always sunny

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Yesterday afternoon was meant to be productive for me. I got up early, did pilates, made iced coffee, grabbed breakfast and even went to Design Hive, all before noon. As I sat down to a turkey sandwich for lunch, which I was going to eat over some overdue blogging, my plans immediately shifted when I […]