Embracing Adventure “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” ~~Hellen Keller

Getting Screened at the Army Wellness Center & Treated for Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Since my blood pressure had been high the last few times I had been at a doctor, hypertension (high blood pressure) runs in my family, and multiple family members have had strokes, including an aunt who passed away at an age younger than I was at the time, my husband Read more →

More French Terms and Phrases

When I first posted about French terms and phrases, I had recently been in Strasbourg. I didn’t plan to devote a lot of time to learning French since I didn’t know how often I’d be in France. But I’ve seen been to France a couple more times and to cities Read more →

Still More Contributions to Germany Ja!

I’ve posted about previous batches of contributions to Germany Ja here and here. Today I’ll tell you about more of my contributions over the last couple of years. One was written just for Germany Ja while others originally appeared on this blog, and some are a bit of a combination: On Read more →

Spotlight on Childfree Books: Pride and Joy: The Lives and Passions of Women Without Children

Pride & Joy: The Lives and Passions of Women Without Children  by Terri Casey is a collection of interviews with 25 women from different backgrounds and of different ages, all of whom chose not to have children. Although I’ve done other posts on childfree books before, this was the first of the Read more →

Book Blog Tour: Feng Shui for Writers by M.C. Simon

Welcome to Embracing Adventure’s first book blog tour. Today I’m here with M.C. Simon, author of Feng Shui for Writers. I met M.C. during the 30 Day Blog Challenge. Some of you may remember her name from one of my posts on happiness, which was inspired by one of her Read more →

Celebrating LGBT+ Love & Marriage Equality

You’d have to have been cut off from social media or somewhere without coverage of U.S. events not to know what happened a few days ago in America. But in case you have been: it is now legal in all 50 States for same sex couples to marry, and every Read more →

My PoMoSco Experience Part 3 and a Poetry Book Giveaway (The Splinter Factory)

I’m back to tell you about my last five experiences with prompts from Found Poetry Review’s PoMoSco (Poetry Month Scouts). 11. “The Hero’s Path” for the Redacted badge using the source ‘On Sheep Wolves and Sheepdogs’ from the book On Combat by Lt. Col Dave Grossman I picked this source Read more →

My PoMoSco Experience Part 2 and a Poetry Book Giveaway (The Splinter Factory)

I’m back to tell you about my next five experiences with prompts from Found Poetry Review’s PoMoSco (Poetry Month Scouts) project and remind you that you still have some time if you want to enter to win a copy of The Splinter Factory by Jeffrey McDaniel. (Enter with the Rafflecopter Read more →

Memorial Day Commemoration at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial

Last year, on the Saturday before Memorial Day, my husband and I went to the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery and Memorial (Cimetière Militaire Américain), where 5076 service members are buried and 371 are listed as missing in action. We happened to show up just in time for a commemoration we did Read more →

My PoMoSco Experience Part 1 and a Poetry Book Giveaway (The Splinter Factory)

After spending April working at my internship site and participating in Found Poetry Review’s Poetry Month Scouts (PoMoSco) and the beginning of May finishing my internship, graduating (hurray), and taking a couple of weeks to rest my brain, I’m back to the blogosphere. Since the PoMoSco site is only up Read more →

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