Never Change A Running System

Every individual is different and every individual perceives things differently. With that being said, what do you think of when you hear the word countryside? Perhaps, you have watched too many horror movies and you tend to think of trailers, Bigfoot, population of <500, farms, or you might have a more positive image of what…

48 Hours Later

Do you ever gaze at a particular object and feel like you have never seen anything more beautiful? This is what I experienced as the plane was landing in Frankfurt and the beauty that caught my eye was not a girl; it was the snow. It had been the first I’d seen real snow in…

The 15 Hour Layover

It’s difficult to grasp the idea of sitting in an empty café inside the Atatürk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey. Currently, the clock reads 4 o’clock in the morning, the baristas are falling asleep, and the security guard has habitually walked the same route for the last two hours. My flight departs at 8:20 a.m. to…

Modern 70’s Music

I must say that Blogging101 continues to challenge me through the different assignments we get assigned. I decided that I would try something completely different but I didn’t know what to do. I had writers block so to alleviate this issue, I logged onto YouTube to find some motivation or inspiration. Immediately, I found this…

A Vulcan in the Cloud

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Pleased to Meet You.” Today, the writing prompt was about how the interaction of two fictional characters would interact with each other. I really did not know what to write about and how to make the prompt more personal to me. Since my blog will be about traveling,…

Blogging 101: Be Inspired By the Neighbors

Initially, by  looking at the title and not the entire assignment, I was under the belief that we would have to knock on our neighbors door and ask them something inspiring. Turns out, the assignment had nothing to do with the vicinity of our neighbors but instead, our blogging neighbors! THANK GOODNESS! I decided to…

How Podcasts Can Change Your Life

In light of the weekend warrior assignment, I have decided to write an extra piece on a very important part of my life……… Podcasts! During my last semester of community college, I was shy one class from fulfilling the CSU graduation requirement in U.S. History and American Institutions. The majority of students that went or…