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  • Monday Motivation #54

    November 30, 2020 by

    Even if you’re having a bad day or going through tough times, please don’t lose hope. For tomorrow is always a brand new day. A new day that is rife with potential, opportunity, and joy. Life can certainly be difficult at times, but reassure yourself with the knowledge that there will always be better days ahead. Remember, tomorrow is a new day, and another chance to make the most out of life.

  • CIB Sunday #17 – ‘The Evil Within’

    November 29, 2020 by

    The Evil Within is absolutely one of my favorite video games of all time. It was the first game I ever played on the PlayStation 4 system, and for that, it will also forever have a special place in my heart. I still have very fond memories of this title, but my attachment to it isn’t just a result of sentimentality. There are a great many reasons why this particular game is so good, and I’ll be going over some of the main reasons today.

  • Feline Friday #53 – Thankful for the Kitties!

    November 27, 2020 by

    With this being the season of giving and thankfulness, I think it’s only fitting I talk a bit about what I’m grateful for this year. Of course, I’m incredibly thankful for my family as a whole. But, there are a few particular furry family members I greatly appreciate; my four sweet kitties, Zen, Kash, Karma, and Bell. I believe that fur babies aren’t talked about as much when it comes to this sort of feeling, so I just want to say how my cats have made a difference in everyday life for me.

  • Thanksgiving Day!

    November 26, 2020 by

    Today marks the American Thanksgiving holiday, so happy Thanksgiving! I know, for many of us, we won’t be able to spend this holiday as we normally would. But, I hope we can all make the most of it and still have a wonderful day full of joy and warmth. However you’re spending the day, please do so in a safe way. Let’s all take care and stay safe through the holiday season!

  • Worthwhile Blessing

    November 26, 2020 by

    No matter how difficult life becomes,
    There is always so much to love and appreciate
    Be grateful today and focus on all the little joys
    That make this beautiful life infinitely worthwhile

  • Monday Motivation #53

    November 23, 2020 by

    Today, let’s all take a moment to consider the parts of life we’re thankful for. It’s true that we will always encounter obstacles and hardships throughout life, but even on our worst days, and in the toughest times, there are so many things to give thanks for. Just to be alive and breathing is such an amazing experience, and a wonderful opportunity. We can choose to dwell on the negative parts of life, or we can concentrate on those that are positive and enrich our lives.

  • Passing of the Seasons

    November 21, 2020 by

    Resting among the scattered auburn leaves,
    I dread how the seasons fade like old friends
    Once here, then suddenly gone

  • Feline Friday #52 – Thanksgiving for Fur Babies!

    November 20, 2020 by

    Do you typically celebrate Thanksgiving with your fur babies? If so, what do you do to make the day special for them? Do you prepare them a grand Thanksgiving themed meal? Do they get showered in even more love and affection than usual? I’m wondering because the American Thanksgiving holiday is coming up very quickly.

  • Burn Free

    November 19, 2020 by

    To strike that ever elusive ember
    Into existence once again
    Wrenching me from all-consuming melancholy,
    Let this hollow spark of mine burn free

  • Monday Motivation #52

    November 16, 2020 by

    It’s okay to take a break if you need one. Sometimes, we just need a bit of time to relax, rest, and refresh. This is necessary for all aspects of our health and well-being. Powering through mental, emotional, or physical exhaustion can easily lead to burn out and make our overall well-being even worse. So, please remember, take time to rest when you truly need it. That’s essential for every factor of your health and happiness.

  • I Am Free

    November 15, 2020 by

    Soon, I begin to run
    Through the beautiful
    Paradise before me
    Unrestrained and boundless,
    I am free

  • Feline Friday #51 – Zenny, the Cute Sass Queen!

    November 13, 2020 by

    I LOVE this picture of Zenny and Bell! It’s so rare that our kitty girls do anything together, much less rest beside one another. So, this particular picture isn’t just adorable; it also represents an unlikely, but sweet moment between our favorite girl cats. And for that, this recent picture already has a special place in my heart.

  • Veterans Day

    November 11, 2020 by

    Thank you so much to all our veterans and active soldiers for their service. You are loved, cared for, and appreciated. Again, thank you for your service. It means more than words could ever say. 💜

  • Monday Motivation #51

    November 9, 2020 by

    Wake up with a spring in your step, a sparkle in your eye, and a flame burning in your heart, for today is a brand new day. And tomorrow will be another day, another chance to start anew and make the most of life. So, look forward to the future and hold hope within you every single day.

  • CIB Sunday #16 – ‘The Dark Pictures Anthology: Man of Medan’

    November 8, 2020 by

    ‘Man of Medan’ is the first entry in ‘The Dark Pictures Anthology’ series, a saga of horrifying, stand-alone tales. It was developed by Supermassive Games, the studio behind the smash-hit ‘Until Dawn.’ I played ‘Until Dawn’ when it first came out and absolutely loved the game. So, of course, I was very excited to see what the developers had in store next. But, does ‘Man of Medan’ live up to the legacy of Supermassive Games’ past hit? I certainly believe so, and there are a few key reasons why.

  • Geeky Gift Guide – November Blog Brew 2020

    November 5, 2020 by

    With the holidays coming up, I’m sure many of us have already started shopping for presents or are going to start soon. Of course, we always want to find the perfect gifts for the people we love the most, but with all of us having different wants and interests, that can be difficult to accomplish. So, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best geeky gifts on Amazon to help with your holiday shopping. Hopefully, this list will help you find just the right present for the special geeks in your life.

  • Lost at Sea

    November 4, 2020 by

    Transfixed, my gaze meets
    The gleaming crystalline sea
    And I become lost

  • Monday Motivation #50

    November 2, 2020 by

    With everything going on in the world right now, and some of the events that are coming up, it’s especially important to look after ourselves and our overall well-being. Make sure you take time to indulge yourself and participate in the hobbies you love. It doesn’t matter what the activity is, as long as it brings you joy and positively impacts the various aspects of your health. Remember to always take care of yourself and practice self-care; that’s very important, especially in these difficult times.

  • Hallotober Tag

    October 31, 2020 by

    We may be nearing the end of Halloween season, but it’s never too late to do a spooky tag to celebrate the wonderfully horrific holiday! So, today, I have a special Halloween tag post for all of you. I hope you enjoy it!

  • Feline Friday #49 – Beggars’ Night Kitties!

    October 30, 2020 by

    Today is Beggars’ Night, also known as Trick-or-Treat night for many. It also happens to be the day before the official holiday of Halloween! So, whether you’re staying at home to cuddle with your fur babies and loved ones for a spooky movie night, or going out to collect the most candy you can, I hope you have a fantastically spooktacular night!

  • Abyssal Ocean

    October 29, 2020 by

    Deep underneath dark, churning ocean waves,
    Abyssal void opens to welcome him
    The ancient god rises once again

  • Monday Motivation #49

    October 26, 2020 by

    I know many of us have had to deal with teasing and harassment over the hobbies we dearly love. People may say you’re “too old” to participate in certain hobbies. They may accuse you of being silly and childish for doing so. But, just remember, you should never feel ashamed of your hobbies. They are part of you and make up who you are as a person. Don’t feel ashamed, embarrassed, or sorry for the things you love. Continue doing what you love, always.

  • Howling

    October 25, 2020 by

    Golden moon gleams bright
    Beast howls, writhing in torment

  • Small Update

    October 25, 2020 by

    I just wanted to give you all a quick update on the blog and what I’ll be working on over the next several days.

  • Begin Again

    October 24, 2020 by

    As you step through the oak door,
    Its hinges shrilly creaking,
    The cycle begins again

  • Feline Friday #48 – Rest and Relaxation! Take Another Cue from Kitties!

    October 23, 2020 by

    At the current pace of today’s world, it’s so important to remember our own health and take time for ourselves every once in a while. And I think cats are a great example of what this looks like. They sleep and rest all throughout the day, every day, and while many of us may not have the luxury to do quite that, we can still learn a valuable lesson from our fur babies.

  • Monday Motivation #48

    October 19, 2020 by

    It’s okay to still be planning and thinking about the future. It’s alright to still be figuring things out. We all go through life at our own pace. So, take all the time you need and take life on at your own pace. Rest assured, you’ll have everything figured out when you’re ready to be at that point.

  • Siren

    October 18, 2020 by

    Melodic voice rings
    Out across the sapphire sea,
    Welcoming your doom

  • Feline Friday #47 – Kitties Watching Spooky Movies!

    October 16, 2020 by

    Fall is easily my favorite season of all, with an abundance of activities I adore. However, my favorite activity may be settling down with my family and cats to watch a creepy movie perfect for Halloween. Not only do I get to watch a spooktacular horror movie, I get to do so with my favorite people and fur babies around me.

  • Monday Motivation #47

    October 12, 2020 by

    Even on the toughest days, remember that you’re not alone. Other people are there for you and care about you, even if you don’t realize it. There will always be those who love and care for you. There will always be those who understand what you’re going through. Forever hold onto that knowledge and know that you are both supported and loved.

  • CIB Sunday #15 – ‘Corpse Party: Back to School Edition’

    October 11, 2020 by

    ‘Corpse Party’ is a series I’d heard about for a long time, being a big fan of horror video games. However, the games were only available on Steam and PS Vita for a long time, and I didn’t have access to either back then. A few years ago, I was browsing 3DS video games on Amazon, when I saw that a remake of the original ‘Corpse Party’ was available for pre-order. I ended up being gifted the game that same year for Christmas, and of course, started playing it right away.

    Did it live up to all the hype, though? I certainly think so. There are several key reasons why the game is so good, a few of which I’ll be going over in this post. Read on to find out more!

  • Feline Friday #46 – Kitty Costumes!

    October 9, 2020 by

    I know we still have a while to go until Halloween, but I’m just wondering, do you dress up your pets for the occasion? Or have you ever done so? I’d love to put cute costumes on my kitties, but they would be so mad, haha. It’s super fun to think about different costume themes and ideas for the cats, though.

  • Monday Motivation #46

    October 5, 2020 by

    You’re amazing and beautiful just as you are. There isn’t any other person in the world quite like you, and that’s a truly wonderful aspect of life. So, know who you are and be at peace with who that person is. Be happy and confident in your own skin, for you’re already the perfect you.

  • Feline Friday #45 – Spooky Cats!

    October 2, 2020 by

    I decided to combine my love of cats and Halloween for today’s Feline Friday post! And how did I do that, you might ask? By writing a poem about spooky kitties and all the mischief they get up to on Halloween night!

  • It Begins

    October 1, 2020 by

    Ghouls snicker, ghosts wail
    Crimson moon gleams, the wolf howls
    Witches cackle

  • Monday Motivation #45

    September 28, 2020 by

    You’re a beautiful, amazing, talented, and unique person. Without a doubt, you are worthy of kindness, love, and everything positive in this world. You are deserving and worthwhile. You are so much more than your flaws. So, never believe that you’re unworthy or only seen for your imperfections.

  • Feline Friday #44 – Remember Me Thursday and Adoption Stories

    September 25, 2020 by

    I’m a bit late with this, since Remember Me Thursday was yesterday, September 24. But, I think the mission of this movement is one that’s very important all year round. So, I’d like to take a moment to talk about exactly what that goal is and share my own adoption stories.

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