Travel Essentials

Now that Thanksgiving is over we are officially into the holiday season. With that comes traveling for the holidays. Traveling can be hectic during this time of year. I think it is important to have a few go to items when you are traveling. Here is my list of essentials. Camera I have a passion […]

Inspire Me

 It is a world full of new cultures and destinations. People are diverse and  are inspired by different things. Some are inspired by beautiful works of art, or high ideals. Others can be inspired by small conversations, or an intimate moment. This week I took some time to think about what I am energized by. These […]

Best Books of 2018

I can’t believe that it is already November. The holidays are coming up, and we are nearing the end of 2018. One of my goals this year was to read more. I love books, but struggle to find time to read.  This year reading was prioritized and it paid off. This week I finished my 2018 […]

20 things about me.

  1. My name is Colleen. If I was a boy, my name would have Patrick. Instead I have lived my entire life  with teachers looking up from attendance lists to say “isn’t that a pretty Irish name!” Pretty good for an anglicized version of cailín. 2. I got married September 22 and it was the best […]

Life Passing By

Simple post tonight. It is early October. A gentle rain falls outside as I sit inside warm sipping my coffee.  Darkness falls early this time of year, as we move steadily towards winter. This year, life got away from me.  It has been full of so many new and exciting things. A new job, and a […]

Introvert

It is difficult, being an introvert in a loud world. I have always been an introvert, so this  is something that I have wanted to write for a while. It took me some time to find the words. For those of you who don’t really understand what is an introvert, here is a great guide. […]