The Ebb and Flow

Originally posted on Cup of Whimsy:
Some days, weeks, or even months, are simply uneventful.  They pass quickly, in a steady rhythm of industry, sprinkled with modest pleasures and small stresses.  They remain devoid of any major developments, with no excitement to speak of.  But do not lose heart, for this is when the groundwork…

Shipwrecked

During recess, Hannah Miller asked Kiran Patel if he would like to play “Shipwrecked” and pretend they were the only two people stranded together on a desert island.  She stood on a mound of wet grass surrounded by a large pool of dark rainwater, her frizzy brown hair whipping in the wind, olive eyes wide … More Shipwrecked

5 Random Adventures to Rekindle Your Whimsical Spirit

Do you ever feel sapped of your spontaneity? There are always things to do, and some of the more interesting adventures are not as costly as one might think. With a whimsical spirit, the little things in life can turn into random adventures. I thought I’d share five such experiences of mine in the hope … More 5 Random Adventures to Rekindle Your Whimsical Spirit

Metamorphosis

Sometimes, when the rain is pelting the cement like a thousand BB guns, I hide away in the dark cocoon-like shelter of my woolen blankets, shrouded in gloom, burrowing deep down into the center of my layers upon layers of hot, textured fabric until I reach that state of metamorphosis, that crystallizing moment when the … More Metamorphosis

The Ebb and Flow

Some days, weeks, or even months, are simply uneventful.  They pass quickly, in a steady rhythm of industry, sprinkled with modest pleasures and small stresses.  They remain devoid of any major developments, with no excitement to speak of.  But do not lose heart, for this is when the groundwork is laid.  As long as you … More The Ebb and Flow

A Few of My Favorite Things: A Tribute to Santa Barbara – With Links!

(To the tune of My Favorite Things) Cupcakes at Crush Cakes And nachos at Freebirds Cool, salty breezes When I’m facing seawards Strong drinks at The James Joyce Amidst live swing These are a few of my favorite things The Neighborhood – ping pong While drinking for hours Shopping on State Street Views from Storke … More A Few of My Favorite Things: A Tribute to Santa Barbara – With Links!

Life’s a Beach

Vacations are necessary in life…every once in a while we need to break away from the busy monotony of our daily routine and experience the wonders that life has to offer. And if we can’t afford to do that, then we must at least make time to appreciate the beauty and adventure available to us … More Life’s a Beach