Sunday Side Quest (#12)

The First Days of Summer in the Sun Now, most people who know me would say that I am a more indoorsy type person. After several years of living in a northern state with very short days and not a lot of sunlight 9 months out of the year, I had forgotten the need for…

Sunday Side Quest (#11)

I want to be short and sweet today and thank all of the father figures in my life for their support and love. I have some great memories of each and every one of them. From my great step dad to my loving father and my older brother who spent a lot of his time…

Sunday Side Quest (#10)

From East to West Life is unpredictable. One moment you are so sure about where you are going in life and the next you are staring down the barrel of one of the largest changes in your life. This is the definition of the sudden wham bam thank you ma’am kind of chaos Jei and…

Sunday Side Quest (#9)

  Oh, Saint Patrick’s Day. The day that everyone is a little bit Irish and a little bit green. Either from the drink or from the clover somewhere on their clothes. Either way, it is a time to celebrate! I never really understood the significance of the holiday when I was a child. All I…

Sunday Side Quest (#8)

  Road Trip! Sorry for the delay on this post. Jei and I made our way northeast to say goodbye to my grandmother in the proper way and attend to family. Of course, it is never fun to go anywhere for a funeral, but the fact that I got to see all of my family…

SSQ (#7) A Dedication

This past week has been very hard for me and my family. We have had to say goodbye to one of our own. My grandmother passed away on the 1st. I had intended this post to be the usual fun or interesting side story but I have decided instead to dedicate this to a woman…

Sunday Side Quest (#6)

Music has magical properties. It can haunt your mind, pierce your heart and buzz in your ear for days. All of this because of the combination of words and melody. My week has been filled with a plethora of different songs, artists and genres in my ears. It is this sing-a-long marathon that has inspired…