Summer is finally here! Well, according to most school systems it is. But, did you know that summer does not technically begin until the Summer Solstice? I’m sure many of you already knew that, but many more do not. The Summer Solstice is the official “First Day of Summer.” I am taking it upon myself to educate you… Read More 10 Unique Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Summer
I was addicted to Excedrin once. It’s OK to laugh. It seems so silly, but you can seriously get addicted to anything—not just substances! I heard once that if you cannot go a day without doing something, you are addicted. I don’t know if that’s quite right because some things are necessary every day—like eating, drinking, and… Read More I Didn’t know I was an Addict Until I saw the look on Her Face
Whether it’s getting an education, starting a family, or eating more candy, every one has goals and resolutions they’ve tried to accomplish. I know I’ve tried keeping goals and resolutions, but they just never seem to stick. Maybe it’s the cliché behind them, or the approach I took in the past, or even the words… Read More 3 Surprisingly Simple Steps for Achieving Your Goals (And some fun mental exercises)
“Where there is no vision, people perish.” —Proverbs 29:18 Welcome to my 2018 bouken (Japanese: adventure). This post will be dedicated to tracking my progress through this year’s Challenges I have presented myself. But first, if you haven’t read my post explaining how I came to find the strength and courage to Achieve my Ambitions, go here! If you’d like… Read More Achieving my Ambitions: 2018
“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” —Albus Dumbledore Ever since I was 12-years-old, I dreamed of going to Hogwarts! The magical barrier to Platform 9-¾, the enchanted ceiling of the Grand Hall, the magically refilling plates of food, and secret passageways to explore! What’s not to love? 😀 After rereading the series (for probably the… Read More 9-¾ Necessities for a Successful Party (Harry Potter Theme)
“Successful marriages and families are established and maintained on principles of faith, prayer, repentance, forgiveness, respect, love, compassion, work, and wholesome recreational activities.” —The Family: A Proclamation to the World I remember every Sunday, we would go for a family walk with our dog. I wanted so badly to hold the leash! When I was finally… Read More How to make Games and Gaming “Wholesome Recreation”
I, Jerrica, having been born of goodly parents, grew to love and respect their guidance. They always meant well, but I didn’t always appreciate their interference in my life. Then, there were some things that could not be helped, and happened because of another’s abuse of their agency or simply because it was God’s will. But… Read More Baby Miracles of Life
(Nerdy Beginnings ext.) One day, an adorable 5-year-old girl wandered into her living room, unaware of the new development her life was about to undertake. Brilliant flashes of color flitted across the TV screen as characters with overly large eyes and extra spiky hair styles flew toward each other so fast, they produced a sonic boom!… Read More What Anime-zing Start!