I saw this at a bookstore in Auckland and it made me stop. It also made me giggle a little. Was the store implying that religion and happiness are one and the same? Were they just short on shelf space and had to consolidate? Religion is an interesting thing to me. Personally, I was raised … Continue reading On Judaism/Religion/Happiness
We have a scratch off map at home with all the countries we've been to, and I'm having a serious moral dilemma. Can I scratch off North Korea now that we've been to the DMZ?! When we were in Korea a few weeks ago, we booked a tour to go to the DMZ - the … Continue reading A Casual Day at the DMZ
My husband and I are very systematic people. We thrive on routine and schedules. When we're on vacation, there's an Excel sheet that goes along with our days. Letting go is difficult for us. A few months ago, we took a trip to Texas, which included a few days in Austin. While there, we were … Continue reading On Blank Canvas
I was spoiled - spoiled rotten. My old commute was an easy 12-minute drive down the highway. We moved recently, and now my commute into work is about 30 minutes and my drive home is anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. That's a total of at least one hour of driving a day! 60 … Continue reading When Your Commute is LONG AF
Real talk: it is February 16th. We are more than halfway through with the month and I... have not read a single book. I have also not gone to a single new workout class. I have been far more conscious of my spending and been more mindful, but I feel like a big, fat failure. … Continue reading When You Don’t Meet Goals
It's been a crazy week! We packed up our old house, closed on our new house and moved. I've also been working on my new part time job and learning the ropes, which has been taking a good amount of my time. Despite all of the life changes, I've been trying to stay true to … Continue reading Five Thangs Friday #2
Freaking out is my speciality. I freak out about everything: the weather, how much time I need to get to the airport, how many eggs are left in the fridge. My husband, on the other hand, is the coolest cucumber you'll ever meet, and this has helped me grow. He always says to think about … Continue reading But…Will It Kill You?