posts from category: Things I Love

My Favorite Breakfast Hack

In honor of National Oatmeal Day, I’m sharing my favorite breakfast hack. And it’s kind of a Scottish thing.     So are you ready?  It’s so labor intensive, you might not be able to handle it… Overnight Oatmeal In a … Keep Reading…

Two of my favorite things: Scotland & a guy on a bicycle

Want to see stunning footage of the Isle of Skye?  Or maybe some daredevil tricks on a mountain bike, complete with helmet-cam footage?  Or just hear some nice Scottish tuneage? Then check out this video of Scottish street trials rider, … Keep Reading…

Never give up

Here’s another great reminder to never give up on your dreams… When you reach for the stars you may not quite get one, but you won’t come up with a handful of mud either – Leo Burnett -TL-

Music to Love: Thinking Out Loud

And I’m thinking ’bout how people fall in love in mysterious ways Maybe just the touch of a hand Well, me I fall in love with you every single day And I just wanna tell you I am. ~Ed Sheeran … Keep Reading…

How to combat #TDF withdrawal

Today is a sad day.  It’s the first day since July 5th I don’t have four hours of the Tour de France to watch.  It’s the first day I won’t be checking Tour Tracker to get behind the scenes info … Keep Reading…

Quotable on writing

I write to give myself strength. I write to be the characters that I am not. I write to explore all the things I’m afraid of. ― Joss Whedon “I write, therefore I am…” Cheesy, but true.  And if you … Keep Reading…

July 14 is not just ANY day…

Today the French commemorate the storming of the Bastille and the start of the French Revolution with La Fête Nationale, or what those of us in America call Bastille Day.  My first visit to Paris missed La Fête Nationale by … Keep Reading…

I See London…

Don’t I wish!  I have been watching the first three stages of the Tour de France, so have gotten to see a lot of gorgeous England and today they finished Stage 3 in front of Buckingham Palace.  But this post … Keep Reading…

Happy National Running Day!

    What do you think of the cool badge I made for National Running Day?  Get yours here.  .And after you get creative customizing your badge, check out the other cool ways you can commemorate National Running Day.  Tonight … Keep Reading…

Rambling About: Pro cyclist Alison Powers’ historic win

I am a huge professional cycling fan and watch cycling every chance I can get.  In fact, my latest young adult novel features a cyclist on a junior developmental squad.  But back to the blog… Women’s cycling isn’t featured as … Keep Reading…