Rather than including separate entries for each restaurant, I've created a compilation post of food memories that have stood out to me in the past few months. Lately I've been appreciating dining out more than in the past. I've also been socializing more which adds to the fun factor of it. Punch Pizza (Various locations … Continue reading Nourishing – Food Memories (Twin Cities | MN)
We all know of places that hold bittersweet memories. It can be so sad knowing that things can never return to the way that they were. Yet, there is comfort to be found in revisiting such places. The sensation that one experiences when doing so is quite inexplicable. This is one of those places for … Continue reading Wistful
Life can be overwhelming. For an over-thinker, it is especially (and unnecessarily) stressful. It is nice to have places that you can go to escape all of the madness. The Japanese Garden is a really wonderful place to rest. It is not very big but there is enough space that it feels like a small … Continue reading Serenity – Japanese Garden (Bloomington | MN)
I stopped at Hidden Falls Regional Park not too long ago to just enjoy the scenery (despite not getting out of the car). It was nice to look at the water and the people watching was good since many were having BBQs. We stayed there only briefly but on the way back, passed a lookout … Continue reading Movement – Ford Dam Scenic Overlook | Lock and Dam No. 1 (Minneapolis/St Paul | MN)
Ice cream is sweeter when you're around.
I miss having a dog around. My dog (or dog brother as I like to call him) is far away now but at least he still lives with our family member. Every once in awhile we get to see each other. It makes me really happy because I'm the one who chose him from the shelter. … Continue reading Elsewhere
Thinking about the future is something that I like to do often. I've always been that way. While it can cause anxiety, it also provides me with hope. Knowing that there might be some form of sweetness (literal and/or metaphorical) coming soon provides me with what I need to continue pushing on through the darkness … Continue reading Sacchariferous