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  • Long Day

    August 22, 2019 by

    Today has been a long day…well my day is still going. It has been one of the more physically challenging days at work I’ve had in a long time. Getting back into the gym to work on my strength and body mechanics sure has helped me since I pulled my back. Wearing my back brace… Read more

  • August 21st 2019

    August 21, 2019 by

    “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” –William S. Burroughs

  • August 17th 2019

    August 17, 2019 by

    “Heroism doesn’t always happen in a burst of glory. Sometimes small triumphs and large hearts change the course of history.”– Mary Roach Well all my lovely people! Today is my “break” away from the civilian world. It’s time for another drill weekend. This is my time I usually get caught up with all military knowledge… Read more

  • August 16th 2019

    August 16, 2019 by

    You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.– William Faulkner

  • Military Benefits For National Parks

    August 15, 2019 by

    America The Beautiful: The Annual Pass Who would have thought something in the military was easy? The military has a bunch of benefits that I wasn’t aware of because 1) Nobody told me about them and 2) I didn’t know the right questions to ask. I wondered about military deals on National Parks when I… Read more

  • August 15th 2019

    August 15, 2019 by

    “My story, I feel like it’s amazing, because it shows people no matter where you come from, no matter what your lifestyle is, your dreams could still come true if you believe in yourself and push hard to do what you want to do.” -Shanice Williams My story is filled with constant change, mistakes, dreams,… Read more

  • August 14th 2019

    August 14, 2019 by

     “Our task must be to free ourselves…by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” – Albert Einstein

  • August 11th 2019

    August 11, 2019 by

    “To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces.” – Ansel Adams Ansel Adams was a renowned photographer. His work is amazing. Tomorrow I’m visiting Yosemite National Park for the first time in almost six years! That’s way too long of a gap for me, so I’m super excited. I’m also excited because… Read more

  • August 10th 2019

    August 10, 2019 by

    “The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.” – Gertrude Jekyll

  • August 9th 2019

    August 9, 2019 by

    “What greater gift than the love of a cat.” ― Charles Dickens In celebrating national cat day, here is my oldest most stubborn fur baby! Everyone meet Miss Monkee.

  • It Pays To Walk

    August 9, 2019 by

    Walking Towards Health And Wealth Walking is what a majority of us do today. Walking to and from work, walking to relax, walking for our health. It calms our mind, soul and pumps that blood through us. I stumbled upon an add a year or so ago that talked about incentives on walking. I thought… Read more

  • August 8th 2019

    August 8, 2019 by

    Take a deep breath, pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start all over again. – Frank Sinatra

  • Investing

    August 7, 2019 by

    Brand New To The World Of Stocks All I kept hearing my friends and co-workers talk about one day was: Stocks. Now some of you may just scratch your head and wonder what the heck I am talking about?! Well let me welcome you to the confusing yet intriguing world of stocks. Stocks are basically… Read more

  • Self Care Sunday?

    August 5, 2019 by

    Does “Self Care Sunday” Only Have To Be On Sunday? The answer to that is simple. No. What “Self Care Sunday” is all about is taking a breath and realizing you need time for you. A tiny break from the craziness of the world to focus on your heart, health, soul and of course face… Read more

  • Challenge Yourself

    August 3, 2019 by

    Do Something For You! Doing challenges for yourself is not only motivational, but it’s beneficial for you in more ways than one. I want to start off August with a determined and positive outlook on the upcoming month. I want to fill it with inspiration, motivation, new challenges and maybe even results. Starting now I… Read more

  • July 31st 2019

    July 31, 2019 by

    For all my night owls and beautiful souls. Here is a short yoga video that you can do before bed or when you’re time is sparse. This will aid your body in relaxing and soothe your soul. I ended up doing this before hopping into bed tonight. Enjoy 🙂

  • July 28th 2019

    July 28, 2019 by

    “You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.“ – Marian Wright Edelman

  • Listening To Podcasts

    July 25, 2019 by

    What Are Podcasts? Before I listened to Podcasts, I had no idea what they were. I just figured they were people talking about stuff, no glitz or glam. I was wrong, and surprised about how much I enjoy certain ones. Podcasts are defined as: an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a… Read more

  • July 22nd 2019

    July 22, 2019 by

    “I’ve learned that anything in life worth having comes from patience and hard work.” – Greg Behrendt

  • Getting Back That Sea bag

    July 19, 2019 by

    Why did I decide to go back to the Navy? Making the decision to join the Navy again after I got off of active duty was no brainer for me deep down…I wanted to. Here’s a little back story though so you guys aren’t too lost yet. I joined the Navy back in 2013 as… Read more

  • Spring Cleaning…In July?

    July 18, 2019 by

    Bit By Bit. Piece By Piece. When you hear about spring cleaning in the spring it’s normal to you. What about when you hear spring cleaning in July? Yes, it is ok to only do your “big” cleaning and organizing in the spring time, but, that doesn’t have to be the ONLY time. Today my… Read more

  • Back On Track For Inner-Peace

    July 16, 2019 by

    Reconnecting With The Yogi Life Getting back on track with being healthy and getting fit again is not the easiest thing for some of us. Working constantly and making excuses on why you can’t work out doesn’t help either. Today I decided for good that I am going to change that. Now, I have said… Read more

  • Brezo Restaurant: Perfect for Brunch

    July 15, 2019 by

    Just my Food for Thought on Brezo Almost every Sunday I try and have brunch with my family. Whether it’s staying at home in our PJ’s and cooking brunch, or dressing up and finding a new restaurant to try. Since almost all of us were home, minus my little bro, we decided to try a… Read more

  • More Money Please?

    July 12, 2019 by

    Do you ever wonder why it just seems like your bank accounts look like they’re squeezing every last penny they have? Or does your bank account look nice and comfortable to you? Well there are multiple ways on how to keep track of your spending to make sure that 1.) All your transactions are yours… Read more

  • Hello World!

    July 10, 2019 by

    Hi Everyone! This is going to be my cliché very first blog post. Which I might add, am very excited to FINALLY get to write about. A little bit about myself, I am a jack of all trades, dabbler in everything an adventured soul some might say. Right now I am freshly 26 years old,… Read more

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