Everyone is better than you at something. Well okay, maybe not better than you. *looks directly at that one person* Still, working hard doesn’t seem to cut it these days. Something has to be said for God-given talent and for those who can’t seem to find theirs. Admittedly, only recently has this become an issue… Read More Good Enough?
The first time I read The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, I hated it. A memoir about a family—dysfunctional, charismatic, poverty-stricken and painfully stunning—The Glass Castle painted a picture that I could not bear to look directly at for the first few years that I knew it. There are few books that incite such anger… Read More Dreams of Glass Castles
In such a lovely city, I wanted to make a quick list of my top, favorite things for when I return. If you want to read my walkthrough of my trip to New Orleans with more details about the individual places I mention here, check here, here, here, and here. BEIGNETS After trying three different beignet places across the… Read More 2017 Walkthrough of New Orleans
We started out the day by getting a Lyft ride to the New Orleans Museum of Art, located in the Lakeview neighborhood of the city. I absolutely adore art museums and must go to some of them in the city that I’m traveling in, so I was really excited to get to NOMA. The morning was still nice… Read More Walking Among Old Oaks
The French Quarter is the part of Mardi Gras celebrations that is shown as wild and frisky. But when it’s not Mardi Gras season, it’s a wonderful opportunity to really get to know the area. We walked along the Mississippi river, which I had never seen before and was shockingly not as wide as I thought it… Read More Relaxing by the Quarter
After our walk in the Garden District, it was just starting to hit lunch and we hopped back onto the trolley and headed toward the Warehouse District! Stepping off at Lee Circle, we headed directly to the World War II Museum. We popped into this 1940s style soda shop for a sandwich and some coffee before… Read More Museum & Music
In a city with so many names, I was excited to delve right in! On our first full day, we stepped out onto the streets of the French Quarter to see some of the beautiful Easter decorations still hanging around. Although the area is called the French Quarter from its origins, most of the architecture and… Read More Smelling the Roses of Garden District