Music & Thunder & Lightning 

We're currently experiencing a classic Floridian afternoon storm and it is THE loudest one yet this summer.  Every time the lightning flashes I have a moment of timid fear, but the thunder rolling calms me down. Weird, I know. It's usually the loud noise that freaks kids out, and the big claps of thunder are …

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“You should call your blog ‘Block'” 

Today's title is what happens when you ask a 4 yr old what to call your blog and he thinks you're asking "what should my block be called?" And then he responds with "you should call it block. You just cross your arms and block your face. Block."  I haven't had a lot of time …

Some Insight Into Me 

I want to share a little bit of what has been going on with me as I get back into the habit of writing regularly. Even though it seems kind of facetious, sometimes I really do feel as though "psycho, but cute" is an accurate description. Anyway.....  Thank you for reading these. This "5 in …

Now is the New Later 

Today's post is, in essence, a book reccomendation. I recently bought one of my good friends a book called "The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion" by Elle Luna. Flipping through the pages at Urban Outfitters I felt like he would enjoy it, and I even thought that I might eventually …

Is That Stale Bread In Your Hand? 

Our childhoods shape our adulthoods, and our family's experiences mold our beliefs and thoughts. Whether our upbringing was good or bad or mediocre this is still a fact of nature. The life we live as children is pivotal to who we are as grown ups.  I spent a lot of time around family and friends …

Let Me Share My Happy 

The lists of pros and cons of social media seems to go on and on in constant competition. I'm not going to bother making that list because it would be completely unnecessary - we've all made and heard the justifications ourselves. I recently "purged" of most of my social media and I really only use …

Who is Your Audience?

Audience matters. The people or place consuming whatever it is you are broadcasting is important. Your audience determines how you present yourself, the vocabulary you use, and ultimately the point you are trying to make. Audience dictates everything. Someone in business or marketing would phrase it as "the target demographic"; the people or group you …