All There Is

DoubleU = W

love has yet to come here and stay

but to keep loving is all there is

success hides itself from me

but to keep working is all there is

happiness is mysterious and elusive

but to keep smiling is all there is

life’s lessons are constantly hidden

but to keep learning is all there is


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In Thy Future

The Main Focus

I want to thank Mon (Imma girl) for nominating me for this challenge. Sorry, it took me a few days to get back. Sometimes life is tough. Nothing you can do but go with the flow.

5 things about my future are:
1. Become completely healthy. (All illnesses/diseases gone)
2. Straighten feet and ankles with balance/coordination/mobility.
3. Remarry to a financially secure, attractive and intelligent man. (And it lasts) LOL
4. Become a novice writer/author/poet. (well-known)
5. Ability (health-wise) to travel again.

My 5 nominees are:

Erika Kind
The V-Pub
Send Sunshine

• Thank the bloggers who nominated you. Thank you!!
• Link back to the challenge creator, Dreams and Movie Screens, so she can track your progress.
• Share 5 things about your future (jobs, kids, marriage, travel, etc). Then one day you can look back and find out how psychic you really are.
• Tag…

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Engineering Happiness in Brazil: WordCamp Rio de Janeiro and beyond News

Karen Arnold and Erica Varlese work on the Happiness Hiring team at Automattic, where they hire new Happiness Engineers who support users on and Automattic products. They met with the Brazilian WordPress community last week and wanted to share their experiences.

On August 29th, 2015, we traveled to Brazil to attend WordCamp Rio de Janeiro and meet the Brazilian WordPress community. At Automattic, the company behind, we’re working on localizing our support to those who speak Brazilian Portuguese. Since both of us are part of our Happiness Hiring team, which focuses on hiring new support engineers, or “Happiness Engineers,” we decided to travel to the WordPress community in Brazil to share our new Happiness Engineer (BR-PT) role and talk about our experience with support.

Jetpack booth Jetpack booth

At WordCamp Rio de Janeiro, we gave a talk on “Engineering happiness: bridging the gap between developers and customers.” Our…

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You Won’t Be Blue Wearing This!

Looking Joli Good

If I were to be going to a derby race, this is what I imagine myself wearing!  That Tory Burch eye shimmer palette, though, so pretty, am I right?!Derby |

V neck dress
$120 –

Ulla Popken blue top
$39 –

Lagos ring

Burberry white watch

$230 –

Eye makeup

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Aerosinusitis: How to Prevent it From Ruining Your Travels.

The Chronicles of Wanderlust.


Have your ears popped during a flight?
Did you experience a headache or sharp sinus pains?

If the answer is ‘yes’ to one, or all of the above, you are not alone. This post is about a reaction that is uncommonly common during flights called Aerosinusitis. Unfortunately, it can happen to any of us when flying.. even yourself.

What is Aerosinusitis?

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Diane A. Safer, PhD of the NYU Langone Medical Center defines Aerosinusitis (also known as Barotrauma) as a “pain or discomfort that is felt with a difference in air or water pressure between the outside environment and the inside of the body.” Meaning, any part of the body where air passes through (ie: nose, ears, lungs) can be affected. If there becomes an imbalance in air pressure, or there’s a blockage in the body’s air passages, your sinuses and any affected body part(s) will shrink or swell resulting…

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