The Greatest Show On Earth

April 9th, 2014

While sitting at my computer, I kept seeing articles and videos about circus performers. Their way of life seemed so intriguing and mystical. I wanted to know more and I knew I had to be a part of it.

I wasn’t sure how to follow this new found dream of mine. I didn’t know how to approach it, or what kinds of talents I had that could even translate to any kind of performance. I am not an acrobat, I do not own a tiger, and my balance isn’t very good. Is there some kind of circus workshop to teach me the way of the circus? After dwelling on this, my dream was fading.

Suddenly, I stumbled upon the most colorful and entertaining video yet. Clowns were dancing around on my screen. They needed no poise or balance. The seemingly less talent they showed the more talent they actually had. I had found my calling and my new dream. I wanted to be a clown.

The Weight Room

February 8th, 2014

Have you ever found yourself in weight room of the gym thinking: okay, what do I do now? There were probably at least three or four guys staring at themselves in front of the mirror while lifting, about four dangerous looking machines resembling torture devices, and absolutely no one looking about as lost as you feel. If you’re like me, you probably retreated and chose to return to the comfort of the cardio room’s treadmill.

However, after about the third timid visit, I realized that everyone in the weight room had probably felt uncertain at some point. I didn’t need a personal trainer Sheffield, all of the machines had instructions, and I could take charge of my own fitness on my own time. Widening the variety of my workouts changed the pace of my fitness and made it a lot less boring.

Prettier than a Picture

February 1st, 2014

It was my first time leaving the United States, my family and I were headed to London, England. We were making this special trip to London because a family member was getting married. Unfortunately, we were unable to stay with our family during the visit, so we had to find a hotel. I had no idea why to expect from a foreign hotel! After reviewing several uk hotels in London, we found the perfect one! The pictures online did not give it justice compared to seeing it in real life. It had old time charm with marble floors and walls. It was very clean, comfortable, and relaxing. It truly felt like home away from home. The rooms were spacious, which was much needed because we had eight people staying in two rooms for nearly two weeks! Overall, my family and I had a wonderful experience. I would love to visit again!

Art guild evicted

December 27th, 2013

The latest Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild Show titled “Passions” opened this week to record gallery crowds but it didn’t go of quite as advertised. Union Bank officials who were not named told Guild officials last week they had to leave.

With NCR pads handy, Union Bank foreclosed on the Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild show. They have been evicted from their Paseo Delicias space with two weeks notice and must vacate the premises by the end of the month.

Looks like the Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild has outs own problems with financial institutions, namely the Union Bank a subject of frequent criticism for its financial practices.

A larger than usual crowd gathered at the Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild on Thursday, itshow eve turned out because this was the last show after 15 years at the location in the rear of the Union Bank building on Paseo Delicias.

Planning a Trip to Asia

December 19th, 2013

Last year, I was considering travelling to a few different Asian countries. I went online in search of cheap accommodations and flights. It is amazing how complicated it is to navigate all of the recommendations on the Internet.

Singapore hotels in particular were difficult for me because reviews seemed very polarized. Everyone seemed to either love or hate every place in which I showed interest. I was not certain if the reviews were fake or if the travelers were just really that different.

Once I finally decided on a place to stay and booked my flight, the process of planning my trip became far less stressful. Just choosing a place to stay allowed me to plan my activities out easily. I simply chose things that were in close proximity to my accommodations.

Snow Day

December 13th, 2013

Cold and dreary. That’s how the morning started out. With the TV on in the living room turned to the local news program, a fierce pot of coffee going in the kitchen and me and all the kids bundled up in the warmest blankets I could find, we sat and waited, and listened. Was our school district going to close today, or not? As more and more inches of snow kept bombarding down outside, I had practically already made up my own mind about staying in, whether work or school was cancelled or not. No amount of rock salt sprayed on the roads could make up for the complete lack of visibility of the blizzard. Remembering back just a month ago to the two feet of snow that got dumped on us over the course of a few hours, I couldn’t help but recall how exuberant the kids were over the “snow day.” An unexpected day off from school to do fun activities that did not involve treacherous journeys across town couldn’t help but be fun for a second time.

Visit the Edinburgh Festival

December 12th, 2013

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and a city full of history and charm. Many people love to visit in the summer so that they can attend the popular annual Edinburgh Festival, that lasts for over four weeks beginning in August of each year.

The most popular event of the Edinburgh Festival is the Edinburgh Fringe, which is the largest performing arts festival in the world. The different types of performances at the Fringe include theater, comedy, dance and music and many well-known performers partake in the festivities and perform to the crowds.

Millions of tourists visit Edinburgh during the summer and so it is important to look up at Premier Inn hotels in Edinburgh well in advance of planned travel, in order to get a good deal on a nice room.