Storytime with Kal: the time I was chased by turkeys

Have I ever told you about the time that I was chased by wild turkeys on the greenbelts on a run the day before Thanksgiving? Seriously, I am not making this up. Four years ago I went for a run and got more of a workout than I bargained for when a gaggle of turkeys hanging out by a playground ran towards me down a little hill.

Today at the request of Sam and Soph, I am bringing you my first ever storytime. I have a lot of odd and interesting travel stories (quite a few involve being stalked or chased by birds, honestly), so let me know if this is something that you would like to see again on the blog! I would be happy to share more of my shenanigans with you. Grab your tea and a some popcorn because without further adieu, let's get into that fateful November afternoon...

50 things that make me happy

I saw this over at Rattle the Stars and it was as if the post popped up in my WP Reader at just the right time in my life! I have been so stressed out lately and trying to manage a blip in my mental health -- taking a pause to think about the little things that bring me joy was a really good exercise for me. So... here's a list of 50 little things that make me happy!  Continue reading

Sentranced Saturday: it’s a beautiful day today. I suggest we enjoy it

sentranced (adj.): the state of being captivated by a well-written sentence. Sentranced Saturday is a weekly meme created by me that encourages you to share a quote that left you entranced. I have a little notebook that I carry with me everywhere to write down quotes that inspire me in some way, and I am … Continue reading Sentranced Saturday: it’s a beautiful day today. I suggest we enjoy it

Sentranced Saturday: that which kills you is not what stops your heart beating but that which stops you from living

sentranced (adj.): the state of being captivated by a well-written sentence. Sentranced Saturday is a weekly meme created by me that encourages you to share a quote that left you entranced. I have a little notebook that I carry with me everywhere to write down quotes that inspire me in some way, and I am … Continue reading Sentranced Saturday: that which kills you is not what stops your heart beating but that which stops you from living