The Squirrel’s Game

I’m telling you, squirrels aren’t dumb animals! They know exactly what they’re doing. I drive around this lake every morning on my way to drop my daughter off and to work and there’s this squirrel that, I firmly believe, waits for my car. Every morning, without fail, this squirrel sees my car coming around the bend and he makes a mad dash across my path to the lake. Me being an animal lover slam on the brakes every time causing the car or cars behind me to screech to a stop and jerking everyone in my car up against their seat belts. He’s either hell bent on committing squirrelcide or he’s down on the embankment high-fiving it with his other squirrelly friends. Like that commercial on TV. Annoys me to no end every time.

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He’s a cutie, isn’t he though…

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The Infamous “Bucket List”

As I’m getting older, I’m more acutely aware of time passing. All those years that I could’ve, should’ve, would’ve, but didn’t…gone. And no, I’m not that old. I’m just reaching a point in my life where I really want to know that I’ve experienced things rather than just be so focused on work and all the mundane details of life.

Life is way too short to be self-conscious of what people might think or to be afraid. Just jump in with both feet and totally immerse yourself in whatever experience you’re going for at the moment. If you find that you don’t enjoy it as much as you thought you would, at least you know now. That’s infinitely preferable to wondering.

A few years ago I learned to ride a motorcycle and it was an amazing experience. For me, the scariest part to overcome is the fact that there is absolutely nothing between you and the road, but at the same time it’s the most liberating feeling having the wind in your face and being out in the open. Just recently I went snow skiing for the first time and had an awesome time. It was pretty much my first time in the snow. I’ve seen flurries before, on the rare occasion that it gets that cold in Florida, but never really played in the snow until this past trip. I love the snow, the only drawback is the cold. I’m a Florida native through and through! That doesn’t mean I won’t go and do it again though. I’m thinking of scuba diving this year…

Starting a blog is the other thing on my bucket list. I have this book that I’m working on and I hoped to share with you guys my journey in the writing.