Best Nine

Happy New Year’s Eve, everyone!  Today’s blog is going to be a little bit short, not for a lack of material, but because I’m simultaneously getting ready to go out for some NYE celebrations with friends but wanted to still get this posted on my regular Sunday post day. There has been this “Best Nine [...]

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The Alphabet Trees

Once upon a lake, there was a forest of burnt orange and sunny yellow. Among the thick and numerous plain and boring trees there were those that spoke.  They whispered to the hikers that passed by.  Names, crude words, long-ago loves.  Things from the past that these trees saw but would never forget. The alphabet [...]

I’ll put a Spell on you

So, we’re halfway through October and I’ve done almost an entire Fall’s worth of activities.  Instead of boring you with an entire encyclopedia of Falltivities, I’ll put a spell on you and spell it out. 😉 An acrostic October Poem (with explanations) O – Out in the CornWhat can be more fall than a corn [...]

Of Nature Walks and Waffles

Happy Halloween! Bex… It’s September. EXACTLY.  September means Fall and Fall means Halloween.  Halloween isn’t just ONE DAY- it’s a feeling.  And I’ve got it. What I’m trying to say is that Fall is here.  I can feel it.  The smell is in the air, the weather is becoming the trademark NC fall beauty that [...]

Hanging out at Hanging Rock

I think one of the things I love most about NC is all of the natural variety we have here.  I can drive a few hours east or west and reach beautiful beaches or majestic mountains.  This week, my friend Teddy and I took a short trip a couple hours north of Charlotte to Hanging [...]

Bex and the D in Vegas

Forgive me for how late this blog is… I’m still on Vegas time (and even on Vegas time, I'm late...).  That’s right, I went to Vegas.  You read that correctly. VEGAS, BABY. I liked Vegas OKAY. To be honest, I didn’t really gamble much while I was there.  And when I did, I lost money… [...]