After over a week without work due to Hurricane Irma, we finally went back today. I have never been so happy to get back to some sense of normalcy after the storm. We have so many students in the Miami-Dade and Monroe counties who are still without power and/or internet. However, the resilience of the … Continue reading Breakfast for One. Vol. 5.
Three days after Hurricane Irma, some of our friends were still without power. We had our power restored the day after the storm made landfall. We were so grateful to all the personnel of FPL who continue to work long days to power us back up. However, our internet did not return until 3 days … Continue reading Best Ever Cassava Cake
A week ago today, we were all anxiously awaiting the arrival of category 5 hurricane Irma. It had barreled through the Caribbean, unleashing its 150 mile per hour winds on the islands of St. Marteen, Barbuda, and the British and US Virgin Islands. News that came from the islands in the coming days showed the … Continue reading Hurricane Irma – The Aftermath
I was not prepared to experience the magnificence of God's work when I traveled to Alaska this summer. Truth be told our goal was to check off the 49th state on our quest to run a half marathon in all 50 states. My husband and I were more excited to run than going on the … Continue reading How to save money on your next cruise to Alaska
Anyone who has gone on a cruise will tell you one thing: too much food! Not only is there too much food on a cruise, it is available to you almost all the time! One has to have the strongest will and resolve to not over indulge. On our recent cruise to Alaska, I lost … Continue reading Man vs Food: Dining on board Celebrity Solstice
We've made it to Wednesday! Happy Hump Day! I hope your day has started off on the right foot. I am sending a shout out to my friend, Rosanna, who is celebrating her birthday! Cheers, and here's to a day full of God's blessings! Today's message: "Start each day with a grateful heart". Today, I turn … Continue reading Breakfast for One. Vol. 4
Training for the marathon in November continues today. Tuesdays and Thursdays are short run days of 3-4 miles. Sometimes, I have a time goal instead of a distance goal. The weather was very pleasant and a tad cooler even starting past 7 am already. Today's message: Persistence. When it's a challenge to keep going, persist. For … Continue reading Breakfast for One. Vol 3.