Day 7 prompt was What makes you laugh? This topic isn’t something that I think of very often. I can say that there are no actual defining criteria on what makes me break out in joyful laugher. One moment it can be because I am watching scenes from the old Dave Chapelle tv show and then its becaseu I watched a videos of people falling … Continue reading Tales: Bloganuary (Laughing at the Comment Section)
The prompt for January 6th is “Who is someone that inspires you and why? This is another difficult prompt because we encounter many inspirations throughout our lifetime. But, at the moment, I can only think of one person, and that person is Elaine Cynthia Potter Richardson, an author who goes by the name Jamaica Kincaid. She is a Caribbean American author whose novel Annie John … Continue reading Tales: Bloganuary (Inspired by Jamaica Kincaid)
I am a day late and a dollar short, but yesterday I intended on posting the on 5th day of Bloguanuary, and it didn’t happen. The prompt for January 5th was “What is something you wish you knew how to do?” I honestly have a laundry list of things I wish I knew how to do, but the one thing I’ve wanted to do but … Continue reading Tales: Bloganuary (What I Wish I Knew How to Do!)
In the Realm of the Senses or L ’Empire des Sens is a Japanese art film released in 1976. This film tells the story of two lovers and the passion that engulfs them as ones’ obsession turns deadly. This sounds like an introduction to a Lifetime movie, one where the man or woman does something irreprehensible in the name of love, lust, or desire. Directed … Continue reading Tales: 愛のコリーダ In the Realm of the Senses
Watch the Company You Keep! ONE OF THE MOST RECENT COMPANIES I have worked for is a company called Amentum N&E Holdings LLC, based out of Germantown, Maryland. This is a private company, which describes itself online as having a “global government partnership.” If you Google the company, you will not find a wiki page because it’s a relatively new name birth from an older … Continue reading Tales: What does Bugsy Malone have in Common with Defense Contracting? Part Two
FOR A VERY LONG TIME I’VE WANTED TO WRITE about my experience as a defense contractor. It’s been a few years since I started this journey, which means I am holding on to many memories, experiences, and nagging questions. However, when I attempt to write about my time in this industry, I’ve found it extremely taxing because it’s met with a cavalcade of emotions. By … Continue reading Tales: What does Bugsy Malone have in Common with Defense Contracting? Part One
My favorite photos are always of flowers and plants for some reason. This was taken at Mirabell Palace in Salzburg, Austria. Plants and flowers are the only things in nature that are always photogenic; but never have to stop and pose, fix their face, or change their dress. They are just gorgeous naturally. Continue reading Tales: Flowers at a Palace
This blog is dedicated to looking at the work of Niamh Traynor, the owner, and creator of Fairyland Cottage. If I could describe the Fairyland Cottage channel, I would say that it is comforting, inspirational, and captures simple living at its best. Continue reading Tales: Rural Lifestyle Expert, Fairyland Cottage
The YouTube channel Traditional Me is owned by Sri Lankan based, content creator Nadee. Her hobby is making delicious food for her family found in her native land of Sri Lanka and other neighboring places such as India, Malay, and Arabic countries. Continue reading Tales: Rural Lifestyle Foodies (Part 2)
In doing so I can slow down to enjoy my memories and try to recognize when I am creating genuine moments with others that impress upon my soul a feeling of being grounded and true. While this year has been a strange year, I feel comfortable in saying that this strange time we find ourselves in, has made me understand that change is inevitable and that nature would eventually find ways to make us check our human egos at the door. Continue reading Tales: Moving to Italy for 1 Year?
I swear, I will get to my horror movie list shortly, but I still have to explain why I have made this genre mine. This is the last part of the blog so take this as my Ode to Horror. The first horror movie I truly enjoyed, made me think about what was going on in many of the unspoken scenes and the technicalities of … Continue reading Tales: Delight in Horror – Part 2
Ultimately the best lessons I’ve consumed during these months is understanding that the world is a mad place, and it will always be. It will be no madder today than 100 years ago or 100 years from now. Just like everyone else, I march forwards with the crowd until we cannot march anymore, all while coming to various conclusions about ourselves and life, and this is what I’ve learned thus far. Continue reading Tales: What I’ve Learnt Thus Far…
For me, Mauby means a lot as its presences a past I sometimes long for, and something that in the worst of times became a source of nourishment. Continue reading Tales: What is Mauby?
When it came to the food of this region, I had no expectations other than to go with the flow and to be as open to possibilities as humanly conceivable. I spent three nights in El Calafate, and at that time, I found many comfortable, delicious, cheap, and inviting places to graze at. Continue reading Travel for Food: El Calafate Argentina
I ended up in Argentina for 12 days, splitting my time between Buenos Aires and El Calafate. During my time in Buenos Aires I ate at Pani, Tea Connection, Fervor, Greenery / Verde Feria Organica, Coffee Town, La Pescadorita, Floreria Atlántico, and NEGRO Cueva de café. Continue reading Travel for Food: Argentina Buenos Aires
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