Momentary Update

I’ve been absent for a few days, but that’s because I’ve been working on piano hymns for worship services this week. I usually write my blogs in the mornings, but the services are in the morning so it’s mixing my routine up a bit. Today there isn’t a service which is why I’m writing today. […]

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Clean Eating

A healthy diet is super important to me. I’m of the opinion that what you eat affects your thinking, your emotional well-being, and energy levels. I’ve been vegetarian for about 3 years already and haven’t had a craving for meat since, and I feel great and haven’t had a stomach bug in years. I haven’t […]

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Journaling

A blog about journaling… isn’t that surprising? Jokes aside, I haven’t been a big journaler until recently. A small journal helped get me through the very difficult and stressful months before graduation. Journaling my goals focused my mind on what I really wanted in life, and how to get there. I don’t think I’d be […]

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Elisa, amateur church pianist.

When I created this blog I wanted to record some mini life “milestones” such as “first time I played a recital” or “first time I wrote a book” (hey, one day it will happen!). Today was the first time I was a professional pianist for a church congregation. AND, I got over a fear of […]

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Time, Technology, and Self-Control

There’s no that denying technology has become an integral part of our daily lives. You’re reading this right now on either an iphone, tablet, or laptop. Technology is monopolizing our ways of communicating, and it is an incredible tool for accessing knowledge, getting help, or looking at memes. I have a love-hate relationship with the […]

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Upward Spiral

My life is going so well this summer. I can’t comprehend how quickly and beautifully my life has gone in an upward spiral in June/July. It’s finally my time to get what I have been working towards after a rocky 2016-2017. The bottom of the spiral “To go up, you must start at the bottom.” […]

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Two State Parks, One Day!

This morning I’m very excited because I’m going hiking with a few friends to Gorman Falls at Colorado State Park: and Dinosaur State Park. We’re going to drive south 3 hours to Colorado State park in Bend, Texas, and hike for 4 miles. Then we’ll head back up towards Dallas to Dinosaur State Park. Over […]

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Frida Fest 2017

Last weekend I went to the Dallas Museum of Art. I wrote a blog post about it here, and there were flyers about a Frida Fest next Thursday. Frida, as in the famous Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. I thought I would love to go to that.. But I didn’t think I would get to go. […]

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Boots in summer

These black boots are walking reminder of how unwilling I am to buy new shoes. These boots guided me through snow of a brown, or pure white color that would leave a unique tie dye pattern. The toes of my socks soaked of water. Nevertheless, they served me well. They continue to serve me well. […]

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