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Welcome to my wonderful world

May 16, 2017

I have recently been inspired to blog by a good friend of mine; well actually she was my very first friend that I made in college. I enjoy reading her blog. It makes me feel like we just caught up on the phone and I am up to date with all the exciting things that are going on in her life. Writing has not always been my strong suit, but DON’T fret because I have a ton of fabulous stories to tell. Some will be entertaining and others will keep you up to date with the happenings (or lack there of) in my life. Photography is one of my passions that tends to lead me on many adventures. I am learning new angles, styles and techniques via trial and error mainly. On occasion I will dive into YouTube tutorials for hours on end without coming up for air.

As I am sitting here writing this – ere typing this – I am feeling both excited for a new outlet for my creativity and terrified of potentially committing to another fleeting interest. In the past I have journal-ed, but after a few weeks I am no longer invested. I am hoping that having an audience per se will keep me engaged, but only time will tell. I apologize ahead of time if this is short lived and I leave you craving more tales and mishaps. As much as I have thought about this; sitting here on a perfect night (thunderstorms, of course) I am jittery and have a lack of words.

Over the past weekend Taylor (our daughter) and I took an adventure to the Farmer’s Market on the Capitol Square. It is one of our favorite past times. We wake up, throw on the first thing we can reach, even if we don’t match, and head out the door. First stop is always coffee because let’s be real, I cannot function without my daily cup-o-joe. Michelangelo’s Coffee House on State Street is where I got my fix. It is an artsy cafe on State street filled with art, newspapers and journal clippings. This is a place that a writer could be inspired (I may have to test out my theory). Then it is on to sugary sweets for breakfast. The local farmer’s market is where fresh baked goods are abundant. Our poison of the day was giant sugar cookies and cinnamon rolls. People watching is a must as we stroll with the herd of people, feeling a bit like cattle. Boo Bradley was downtown with his one man band entertaining the children and passersby with his ensemble of sounds and folksy songs. Lastly before we head out Taylor loves to run up the Capitol steps and slide down. Please note the smooth slip on shoes she picked out just for this reason.

Thanks so much for reading! Until next time…

8 thoughts on “Welcome to my wonderful world

  1. It’s wonderful that you recently started blogging. I really hope you will continue. I live in Janesville, only 45 min from Madison. So it’s great to meet you. Hope you’re having a good week. 🙂

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  2. Love your pictures. Taylor is adorable. I read on your about me page that you had Transverse Myelitis 😰​! That was a differential diagnosis for my now 9-year-old son, Jy. He had encephalitis and Guillain-Barre Syndrome at the end of 2015. He was hospitalized for about two months. We had to get flown into a hospital that took care of critical patients, Primary Children’s in Salt Lake City, Ut. We have had a ton of doctor appointments and therapies. I understand. He’s doing better, but not 100%. I love every day that I have with him no matter how he is. I got him back! I’ll take it. I hope you are recovering well. Nice to meet you.

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    1. I could not imagine watching my child go through something like that. That takes a great amount of strength. I am so sorry he had to experience something so traumatizing at such a young age! My heart goes out to him. Hopefully he will continue to improve over the years, it is truly amazing what the human body can do.

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