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What I Learned in 2017


1. What you lose when working too much. Some things aren’t worth money. This fall, I decided to pick up an additional job. All for very practical reasons. However, I learned what you miss when you are working 50+ hours per week and going to school at the same tome. Don’t get me wrong, working… Continue reading What I Learned in 2017

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It’s Been a Year!: My Real Name is Fairen


It’s been a year since the big reveal! Please enjoy this re-post and keep in mind that some links, below, may not work due to the post being over a year old. Source: My Real Name is Fairen My name is not Felicia. Let’s start with that. For years I have gone by a name… Continue reading It’s Been a Year!: My Real Name is Fairen

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A Magnificent Challenge


Thanks Faye, Thanks Fairen, São Martinho do Porto (SMP) is  a quiet village at about 12 miles from where I live,  with the exception of July and especially August, when it´s almost impossible to park and get peace…I love it during Winter, Autumn and Spring because I can walk on my own on an almost desert beach and feel the wind… Continue reading A Magnificent Challenge

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Writer Wednesday Challenge: Find Something Beautiful in the Ordinary


We were challenged by Faye to find “something beautiful in your ordinary life this week.” Although, the picture below is not from this week, it doesn’t fail to make me smile. This year, I have decided that I wanted to try grow vegetables. Come to find out, I was a bit too late to start… Continue reading Writer Wednesday Challenge: Find Something Beautiful in the Ordinary