Math Problem Solved!? Sorta

Good Afternoon everyone, hope you’re all having a nice start of the week so far, we’re nearing the middle of August now, still a bit to go though before we actually approach the end of the month! So I know you’re probably wondering what this post is all about…..it’s sorta math related, but it’s not me complaining about it this time, I mean it’s still not my favorite subject, but this time what I’ll be talking about with math is a little important……to me and I wanted to share on it because I was really happy with myself so that’s another reason I thought I’d talk about it!

Let’s get to what exactly is this math important breakthrough we’re talking upon…..okay so some of you know that Math is usually not my strongest suit I like to wear, I don’t actually wear suits, but if I did I think I’d probably be a nice looking secret agent out there don’t you think!? If we’re talking math however…..well I know it’s one of my weaknesses, I’m not quite the greatest at it, but I still attempt and try to understand it regardless, speaking of that….it’s actually what I wanted to talk about, we all know a good amount on counting money right, I’m sure we all do!

The same question goes for counting coins in replace to dollars as money counting, a lot of people might be able to do that really well….me for a very long time, I’ll admit that counting coins and giving it as money if needed, I always had a problem with that, it was always something I felt to be a little bit of a big challenge to me and yes I know, it’s coins how can you mess up coins….there’s ways, also whenever we’re given coins, be honest no one really sees them as worth much, we see it and we’d rather have someone else keep the coins or we put them in jars and never look at them again, but coins are worthy, it’s just our brains don’t see them as worthy, me well if I see a penny on the floor, I check to see if it’s on heads and if it is I pick it up and if it’s not I turn it over for someone else to find who would like a little luck and that, most of you probably don’t believe in that stuff, but I do!

If someone is having a bit of a tough day, I like to think that a penny that’s turned on heads will catch their attention and bring a little smile to them, who knows, but yeah that’s not what we’re talking about here, I just thought I’d throw that in there….but to the story we go….long story short, I was organizing my bag and well I won’t say I found coins in my wallet, they were always there I just kind of forget about them being there a lot of the time….anyway, I took out the coins and I don’t really know why I did this, but I decided to count them! Now I know the basics of coin counting,

Mainly with the quarters, you know the 25, 50, 75, 1.00 that, but when adding in dimes and nickels to the mix, normally that’s when my brain goes into a sing along of the Night Before Christmas song, where Jack sings about I think the other seasons or when he sees snow for the first time, but just the part that goes “What’s this, what’s this” yeah just that part over and over ooor the High School Musical part of Status Quo, where Sharpay sings “This is not what I want, this is not what I planned and I just got to say, I do not understand….that’s me with adding up coins together!

HOWEVER today was a breakthrough, I even took a math quiz that asked some questions about what coins equaled to the same amount and how much each amount had within the set of coins shown if that makes sense, so “Here’s a set of coins, how much is here” that kind of thing! I sat there and did my best to answer correctly to see if I understood it well enough and guess what guys…..I got it! I got 5 questions in a row correct, my lucky number by the way…..we won’t talk about question 6…..I missed counted…..not by a lot, I just went a little over when I should’ve went lower, had I counted correctly I would have definitely gotten it, but I just didn’t double check, but it’s okay!

I got 5 correct back to back and that’s a new record for me and I am proud of myself for it lol, so proud that I wanted to write about it, but yeah, August 9th, 2021….I figured out and can now say, I know how to count coins, I know you’re probably reading this and possibly went to another more interesting post or may be reading this as if I’m a little mad and wondering why I am excited about it, it’s because even though it’s a small thing, I still consider it both an achievement as well as an improvement in my math skills, I’m still not the greatest with math, but for me I see it as a step closer to getting a little bit better with it and it’s important to try your best to improve on the things that you may not be that great at, it doesn’t matter how big or small it may be a little improvement is still a pretty big achievement!

So remember don’t think small things aren’t important, if it makes you happy and you’re enjoying yourself and feel proud of yourself for it, then go right ahead and celebrate those small victories, they’re just as important as the big ones!

Sooo I also recorded this post as an episode, it’s similar with a slight different thought approach, it’s pretty much a shorter version of the story in case you don’t feel like reading this lengthy post!

Don't Stop Improving or Believing….Ep. 31 Daydreamer's Podcast

Happy Monday, hope you're all doing alright! In today episode, we just chat a little about self improvements and being happy and proud of yourself on any kind of achievement that you come across including the small moments in life, we always focus on the big achievements that we have in life, which is great, but it's okay to embrace and feel happy about some of the small moments that we get as well, they too can be pretty important!!

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa

Honestly….I Want To See You Be Brave (Title May Change)

There comes a moment, well I guess you can say there comes a good amount of moments in life where you have to make some really hard decisions and sometimes those decisions aren’t always the easiest, most times you’ll find that not a lot of people agree with the decisions you make, but whether they agree with them or not, it’s up us to decide what we feel works best for us and if it’s also healthy for us as well! What I mean by that is if you find that you’re in a situation where everyday it’s always issue after issue and no matter how much you try to make it better, it never feels like it gets anywhere, that’s where the really big decision comes in…..you have to ask yourself is this worth the time and energy am I sacrificing too much of my happiness trying to make everyone else happy!?

Sometimes it’s difficult because you feel like with certain situations you don’t have a choice, especially when say it’s family or really close friends or just anyone you feel a great connection with! If you are the kind of person that always puts everyone else’s needs before their own this can be especially difficult and a bit of a battle to get yourself out of, but once you do get out of it, you’ll start to find yourself getting more and more better and you’ll also start to become happier because you’re not having to always please people, you might have moments where you feel slightly guilty, but that’s only due to the fact that you’re used to helping so many people out without a single thought about yourself so it’ll feel a little weird at first of course!

However you have to know when to say no and that it’s okay to say no, as hard as it is, it’s important for your wellbeing, if you’re constantly agreeing to everything that someone says or always saying yes when really you mean no, you don’t give yourself that proper attention that is needed and when you know you have no energy left, yet you still try and give everyone what their asking you for…..it’s just going to be this endless cycle only you’ll be the one without energy while others knowing they have their own energy, continue to take all of yours!

You never want to allow yourself to enter that cycle, but then you ask yourself, how do you know you are in that situation!? Sometimes it all goes based off feeling, so if someone askes you for something or to do something, whatever the question or situation is and inside you feel like it’s not right or maybe you just don’t want to do it in that moment, yet you do it anyway because you’re being asked that’s the first sign of it’s okay to say no when you feel it to be no…..as for situations alone, you have to know which ones are worth putting yourself into and which ones are best to stay out of, it’s not always an easy thing to do, but for the best shield for yourself,

Don’t know how else to state it….it’s important to be aware of and if people choose to scold you for wanting to stay away from all the drama and not wanting to be around them because it’s never a good moment or there’s always something then just a genuine let’s spend time together or conversate and all that jazz, then those are the people you want to keep at a distance, if they can’t respect that then you’re best to just keep to yourself and look towards filling your circle with better surrounding people that you know will keep your energy high and not the other way around, the people who really care will always support you, even if they maybe don’t agree, a good support system will always encourage you to just go out there and do your best and will always want to see you happy!

I express a little more on this topic in my latest podcast episode, it’s a bit lengthy, but I felt it was important and wanted to share on it, if you would like to have a listen, check it out:

Wind Of Change….(Personal Thoughts) Ep. 30 Daydreamer's Podcast

Happy Wednesday! Hope you're enjoying the day…we've reached episode 30….wow! In today's episode, we go a bit personal with it, I had a lot of thoughts that I wanted to share with this episode and it's pretty much based on a situation that I'm dealing with currently! I don't normally share on personal issues, but I felt I wanted and needed to say some stuff and so this episode might be a little heavy topic wise, but I try to keep it a little light as well, without all the extra details so it's not all that bad, just some thoughts…  

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa

Talks Of Conversations….

Good Morning, I hope you all having a good one and that your day is going well so far! It’s been a while that I’ve wrote a post during the morning hours, normally I tend to write between the early afternoons when morning is just transitioning toward the afternoon or around the late evenings….so morning posts are a bit rare for me, but sometimes I’ll start writing in the morning, but most of time, my posts don’t get done until the afternoon, I guess it depends when I feel I have things to say!

Speaking of things to say, you ever have a lot that you want to get out and then you do, but then you wonder if you’ve said everything alright!? Like in the moment you express how you’re feeling it and you try to find the best words possible so it doesn’t come off a certain way while expressing those thoughts and feelings, yet you still find yourself wondering if everything you said came out okay…..it’s a very hard line at times to know that what you’re saying, is being processed well! We can’t help our emotions sometimes, no matter how much we try to keep it from being taken a certain…..those things can be a little out of our control!!

The reason I’m writing this the way I am is because, yesterday I went and recorded a new episode for my podcast and the topic I’ll admit was a bit on the gray area side, but it was something I felt needed to be expressed, it’s related in a more personal manner without trying to give away all the details, I’m not one to share super personal issues and that are going on in my personal life, because not everyone needs to know all the details, but if there is something within my personal life that I feel strongly on to share and turn it into something a little helpful then I’m going to try and do my best to share it in a more insightful kind of way if that makes sense!?

There’s some stuff that has been going on within my life, but I don’t talk on them due to the fact that it is pretty personal and are most of the time private situations that you would rather sort with the party of people either in the situation or where you feel more comfortable expressing to those who you feel close to about either the whole situation or just part of the situation going on! You never want to air out any dirty laundry that you had in mind to get to washing, but never actually got around to or because some people don’t mind them being out in the open, even when you’ve tried to tell them, it’s not a good idea, yet you find them out there anyway!

I know there are some people that don’t mind the drama of others, but I’m never going to fully put any of my personal issues out there for everyone to see, I don’t like confrontation, if I have an problem with someone or about something, I would want to sort it with that person or whoever is involved and if it’s just something and not someone, I like to see if I’m able to handle it first and come up with some kind of solution and if I know I’m having a bit of an issue, I’ll then ask someone for a bit of help not always because I’m one where if I do have a bit of a problem, I’ll go a long while before actually telling someone I’d like help and sometimes people closest to me will sense I’m having some trouble and will offer help without me asking, but yeah….plus not everyone likes others being in their business anyway!

That all being said….if there is something you have in your heart to say, don’t be afraid to say it, even though I’m not one to fully go into detail about my life and what is happening privately speaking, if you find that going into details about what you’re feeling works best for you, whether it’s blogging about it, speaking about it in different ways do what you feel is best for you, I know some people find more relief that way when speaking on private matters in these and many different kind of ways, if you’re someone that doesn’t mind having your drama in the open then hey more power to you! I’m not that kind of person, but I know people live their lives differently and you can’t control how other people do things!

I prefer to keep personal issues personal, unless there’s something I feel I want to say with the situation without deeply diving into it, the only way that I will is if I’m really close to someone and they ask or if people around me already know about the situation, however if we’re talking publicly on these type of platforms, if there’s a topic in the situation that stands out to be important, I will do my best to take what stands out and turn it into some kind of positive/insight in case someone out there may be dealing with a similar problem and is looking for a little advice…..I’m hoping all of this made somewhat of sense!

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa

Last Month Of Summer….

Good Afternoon Everyone, Happy August….that is if this month started off well for you! If it didn’t I hope it goes better from here on out, I mean we’re only on the second day so don’t worry on it too much, sometimes we have slow startups, but that doesn’t mean we won’t get going eventually! Farewell July and welcome August, the last month of the Summer….how mad is it that Summer is practically over and we’re getting closer to the Autumn season!? I’d say pretty mad, although I always feel summer flies by normally, however Summer this year, has stayed for quite a while so the fact that we’re just now reaching the end of Summer, that’s the mad part to me at least!

The start of August started a little rocky, by rocky I mean more on a personal manner, it kind of followed in toward the end of the July month and started on a less of a high note with the start of this month, but the rest of the day yesterday wasn’t all bad, there weren’t great moments, but it wasn’t too bad! I want to say that I know what this month will have in store, but I’m going to hold off on saying that, do I have an inkling on what I feel this month will be like!? Not really….but I have a lot of hope that whatever it turns out to be that it’ll be good!

July was a bit of an up and down month, well to me anyway, It might’ve been different for you guys and if so I’m glad that you had a good month last month, when it comes to August who knows what it’ll be like, just because it may have started off a little rough, doesn’t mean that it won’t turn around! August may start off delayed for a lot of people and if that is happening try not to get too worked up about it, it being a bit delayed may just mean that something needs a little more time to make progress or need times to be able to really get the ball rolling on whatever important decisions you find yourself unable to really make a definite choice on, which is alright!

We may just need that extra moment of thought or whatever it is we feel is needed even if we may not know or really see it if that makes sense!? Everything is going to turn out alright, some of us just maybe need to wait it out a bit or let it take natural form in a way that we have yet to witness, who knows maybe it’s already happened for a lot of you already, it may have started that way at the end of last month and there’s a possibility that it’s continuing to make that progress that you will eventually see unfold one by one, it’s just a matter of time!!

Again, if it isn’t happening like that right away, don’t freight, it will, it just might need a little more time to get started! Like I said I have a lot of hope that August will be a promising month full of surprises and new beginnings, be it planned or unplanned, I guess we’ll have to wait to find out!

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa

Thoughts Of July….

Good Evening everyone! Hope your weeks been well so far, it’s Tuesday almost Wednesday and we’re nearing the end of this month….I just came to the realization of that today that we’re in the last week of July! We’ve got one more Summer month to go that is August and right after that we will enter the Autumn season, crazy, crazy, crazy!! I don’t even know what exactly to say when it comes to this month, I mean a lot has happened within this month that was a little unexpected, but it’s been good I feel….I had a new experience and adventure this month and there’s a lot of changes that has either been occurring or in the works if that makes sense!?

Overall though, this month has been surprisingly good, I’d say, but it’s also been on the mixed side as well in terms of pretty good and it’s had it’s days, but other than that….I honestly don’t know what else to say, I probably said a bit of it in my last post and most of my feeling of this month in my latest podcast episode so whatever you don’t see me say here, you’ll either see some of it in my last blog post, well sorry the one before my last one, my July 22nd post or you’ll hear me talk on it in my Podcast episode! I won’t lie, the fact that the month is just coming to an end, feels surprising to me even though, it felt like it was here for sooo long as weird as that sounds…..this year in general, just feels like one day it’s speeding by and the next is just taking it’s sweeet time, not that that’s a bad thing, it’s just how I feel it to be!!

Could be different for everyone else which is most likely the case yano!? buut yeah…..not a lot of thought writing wise for this month, but I do still have thoughts which I shared in some way or form, maybe not in this post, but in my 22nd of July post and my latest podcast episode! I hope you all have been well and I hope that July has been good to you, that you enjoyed it and whatever you had planned for this month or what you didn’t have planned to where it just showed up randomly and unexpectedly…..I hope that it was good and that it made you happy or maybe you learned something new, experienced something new, whatever this month brought you, I just hope that it all went well for you,

Maybe you’re still being patient for it to arrive and when it does, I wish nothing, but the very best for you all and I hope it goes well regardless to how it shows up for you….those are my thoughts of this month, I know it’s probably short, but sometimes short is good, you don’t always have to say so much, but if you want and feel you want to that’s okay, it’s how ever you feel you want to express!!

If you would like to hear more of my thoughts of this month, check out my latest episode, I discuss upon a few different things, but I like to think they all tie in well together, I hope you enjoy it!

Monthly Chat (July Thoughts): Recharges, Changes & Experiences… Ep. 29 Daydreamer's Podcast

Happy Weekend, hope you've been well!! I'm back and with a new episode, in todays episode I talk about a few things on my mind, from how the months been, how it's important to take moments to yourself and recharge and a whole lot of other things as well! It's been an interesting month, full of new experiences, adventure and changes to come…..plus this summer has been pretty darn hot! 

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa

My Trip To PR (Puerto Rico)

Happy Friday everyone, hope you all are having a good day and enjoying yourself!! Not going to lie…..It really doesn’t feel like Friday today, I actually woke up unsure if it was Friday or not and then I learned it was Friday, which is weird, I think the trip I just came back from sorta messed up my days a bit…..regardless I hope you’re all well and keeping safe! Now you may have noticed I hadn’t written in while, with the exception of yesterday’s post stating that I’m back and better than ever lol (if you get it, you get it)

Anyway so we don’t delay on what this post is about, you can probably take a huge wild guess, seeing that I’ve just come back from an unexpected vacation, I thought I’d share my experience on that with you guys, now even though I say unexpected, I did know about it, I just weren’t expecting myself to go to it, it was actually a last minute decision when I decided and it was preety hectic as well, I was calm about it though, everything else was kinda chaotic, not too much though, to jump into it…..I finally went on a trip to Puerto Rico, it was the first time I had ever been there, which you would think I’d gone a lot seeing that my mom is from there, buuut no I’ve never been to Puerto Rico until recently, like literally went on the day of my 3 year blog anniversary!

I was there for a week, left Sunday (July 11th) and came back early in the morning on Monday (July 19th) the flight was actually pretty cool….I was a bit nervous going on a plane, although it wasn’t my first time, but it’s been a while, but while on the plane I actually found myself loving being on it, it took about 3 and half hours to get there from where I’m from, but it wasn’t all that bad, to be fair I did have my headphones in throughout the trip heading to PR that and I was enjoying looking out at the sky through the window soooo that’s the flight part of the journey (I did have a picture of it, but it wasn’t off of my phone so sorry about that)

Now let’s get into the days of the adventure shall we!?

Day 1 (Uno) -Settling In Morovis (July 11th)

My first day in PR was…..very hot, like the heat was intense, it was sooo humid over there, however Puerto Rico’s heat is a lot different then the heat in New Jersey, where I’m from, also you’ll find if ever any of you decide to take a trip over there, just know that the weather is very weird, one minute it’s hot and another minute rain shows up, like literally it’ll rain then stop and the suns and repeat after that, I thought my mom was kidding, but she wasn’t when she told me about it every time she would go, now I can say I’ve experienced it myself!!

When I got to Puerto Rico though, I wasn’t actually sure what to expect, obviously it’s an Island so I expected that, as for everything else I didn’t know what I was going to be exploring until I got there, it was nice, just very hot, we didn’t really do too much the first day, we did a little bit of running around, grabbed some food, which by the way I ordered in Spanish…..we’ll half Spanish, but I still tried so I was proud of myself for attempting to order in Spanish, I know a bit, but not that much, I do understand it, I just don’t know how to really speak it, yeah I know….

There’s a couple of things that I learned while there on the first day and one of those things is there are some very windy roads, like you’re always turning corners and you’ll find out how small the roads are, highways are different, regular roads, let’s just say there should not be a two entrance on some of them, that’s how tight the roads are seriously, on a different note….you’ll also learn there are a LOT of animal, cows, chickens, lizards, Horses, just a lot of animals and in the morning if your not an early person just know the roosters will wake you up, especially if you’re a light sleeper who likes sleep…..I didn’t mind it, I wake up pretty early anyway, not super early, but early enough!

Another thing you’ll notice is there’s a lot of natural fresh grown fruits and vegetables, although I probably seen more fruits then veggies, the supermarkets are a bit different, but also not different, but there are places you wouldn’t normally see on a regular basis unless you lived in PR, now that I think about it Day 1 was pretty eventful even though we didn’t do too much!

Day 2 (Dos) – Cero Gordo Beach (July 12th)

We’ve entered day dos in PR, up early had coffee, took a few photos on this day, I wrote in my journal/notebook, I made sure I took one with me so I could have an idea for when I came back to share on the blog, but when I took some photos I was just getting the hang of the manual setting of the camera I have and so I was excited so I mentioned it…..fast forwarding toward what the day for Day 2 was like, we went to a beach, now I’m not the biggest fan of beaches, it’s like my least favorite place to go, beaches are beautiful don’t get me wrong…..I just don’t like to go to them, I sit in the sand and watch and listen to the waves, everyone knows how calming they are, but going in the water…..is a meh for me, that being said, I did go into this beach water, it was pretty clear and you could kinda see everything, lots of seaweed in the water, which I didn’t like….although it made me laugh because it tickled my feet,

but I still didn’t like the feeling, also the water at this beach was EXTREMELY SALTY, I know beaches are meant to be like that, but I’m telling you if you went to this one and went under the water and came back up, your sinus would be CLEARED so if you’re having a bit of Sinus issue this water will clear it *snap* like that lol I only went into this beach water once and then I just sat in the sand, wrote in my journal and took pictures of the scenery around me which was nice there was a lot of Pelicans and a lot of them we’re flying in the air and then just dove in the water and it always looked like they were hurting themselves, but they were just looking for food so no worries! I also experienced an albino crab in the sand, I took a video of it, it did not like being bothered, I don’t have the video on the computer, but I do have a picture so you’ll see it in a moment!

After we finished on the beach we got a few icy’s I had a coconut one and snickers, I didn’t quite like the coconut one, okay I did, but I didn’t and that’s because I don’t like actual coconut flakes, I like the flavor of coconut, but not the flakes, the actual coconut itself and so forth and my icy had a lot of the flakes and I could not enjoy it, the snickers one however was great….I had it a little bit after we were meant to leave, but hey it was still good!!

Day 3: Tres -Goza Landia (July 13th)

Day 3 of PR the morning started on the delayed side in terms of breakfast, it took forever just to get a couple of sandwiches, but just leave it there on that! Day 3’s journey was a bit of a long one, it took a while to get to where we were going, but when we did get there…..it was good time, we went to this Waterfall place, but it wasn’t your typical kind of waterfall, this waterfall you could actually swim in which was very nice, also it felt like a hike to me, because we kind of did sorta hike, there were different sections of the Waterfall place we were at that you could go into,

If you wanted to be at the very top you had to walk a distance, if you wanted to be at the bottom you only had to go a little while, we ended up in the middle section, it was the one we chose, but also one I preferred, plus there was a lot of people at the top of the waterfall and we were kind of looking for less people so the middle worked just fine, it was pretty deep too the water, it didn’t look it, but when you go into it, you see it, it wasn’t too deep, I can’t handle water that’s too deep….it frightens me also I’m not that great of a swimmer anyway sooo yeah lol…..

The best part about this Waterfall place was you could swim in it while enjoying the view as well, if I had to say what my favorite place was, this would be it, because it’s so different, you wouldn’t think you could swim in a waterfall like that, you also had places to sit if you wanted to get out of the water a bit, didn’t have to worry about no sand, although you did have to watch your step because it’s quite slippery! There were moments where I felt like I was rock climbing and I don’t know I just felt like I was in my element in that place, the waterfall place is what I mean, it was just a cool experience and the best thing I ever got to do, if anyone reading this ever goes to Puerto Rico go to that place, I think you’ll enjoy it!!

Also I saw some turtles, I saw a crane, Crawfish and Shrimp, it was a good time, I really enjoyed myself there!! P.S. I also tried a passionfruit for the first time, it wasn’t bad!!

Day 4: (Cuatro) – Colorful Shopping Center (July 14th)

Day 4’s journey…..we didn’t really do all that much for day 4, not a lot was happening entertainment wise, sooo we ended up exploring the shopping centers around wherever the heck it was, I don’t remember the name of the area we were in, now I call it the colorful shopping center because it was colorful, I didn’t actually take pictures of it because I didn’t feel like I needed to really bring my camera so sorry for that…..after we did some shopping and looking around, we went for something to eat, I tried this place called Mango where they have a lot of fresh food, I saw it last time and wanted to try it so when we went again I made sure to give it a look….surprisingly it was pretty good, their stuff is healthy, I had a veggie power bowl, I’ve been changing my way of eating, I don’t want to say I’m Vegetarian exactly because I still eat Chicken, I just don’t eat pork or beef anymore, but I eat more fish then chicken sooo….

I’m just eating better for myself let’s just say that….the Veggie power bowl was good, I was curious to try it, I thought it was going to be a hot meal with rice and steamed Vegetables ….but it was cold…..I then came to the conclusion that it was a salad…..but let me tell you it was an amazing salad, like I enjoy a good salad here and there, my favorite salad is the Parmesan Cesar salad from Wendy’s, but this one like I don’t know what it was, but it was lovely, it had Spinach, tomatoes, black beans, cheese and I think some other stuff, I can’t remember and the dressing was great, I think it was an Italian/Vinaigrette type dressing, regardless it was lovely and I loved it, very nice, I also had a Banana Strawberry smoothie with it, that was nice too, I did take one photo though,

I took a picture of a rainbow, it was raining when we got back and getting dark at the same time, but luckily I was able to catch the rainbow before it disappeared fully, it’s a little dimmed, it was kind of faint by the time I caught it, but hopefully you can still see it okay!

Day 5 (Cinco) – San Juan Beach (July 15th)

Day 5….we went to another beach…..again not a big fan of beaches….however I liked this beach more than the first one, the first one was nice don’t get me wrong, but I don’t know I liked this one more, also the water was pretty clearer here, it was clear in the other one too, just want to let you know that, both beaches had clear water, this one was clearer though and less Salty, it has salt obviously, I mean it is a beach after all, but it wasn’t too much of it compared to the first one we went to! One of the reasons I enjoyed this beach a lot was for the simple fact that it had a LOT of stones for me to choose from, like a lot, I mean we practically on a mountain of rocks when we went sooo….of course I was going rock and shell hunting on it, I mean wouldn’t you!?

You see I’m a collector of stones and shells sooo seeing that, I was loving every moment, I had a bag full of it, that’s how many I had, okay half a bag, I tried not to go too crazy, although I still ended up grabbing a good amount…..leave me alone okay, It was my first time in Puerto Rico sooo if there’s nice stones and shells I’m grabbing them!! I enjoyed the water this time while there like there was a shallow section, where the waves weren’t so in your face that’s where I was, also the waves were too much, because there were big rocks blocking it from splashing on you, but it wasn’t blocking it too much to where the waves weren’t able to go over it, they were nice!!

This beach was very beautiful, you could see little fishes in the water, they’ll stay by your feet if you let them and if you don’t move, but they won’t harm you, I think they just like the company, I saw a duck as well and a few doves, there were boats going by, it was just really nice, after being there for a couple of hours, we eventually let and got something to eat, the food was somewhat alright, but it wasn’t the greatest where we stopped, which is a shame because it a famous place, but hey they can’t all be great, I didn’t mind them though!!

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Day 6-Seis Day 2 in San Juan Battlefield Fort (Going Sight Seeing)

We’ve come to Day 6, Friday’s journey…..back in San Juan this time with a different agenda, SIGHTSEEEING!! It was a pretty good time, saw a lot of different things, we went to this historical place that’s pretty popular, we had a bit of lunch at this GREAT restaurant, oh my gosh, had the most amazing appetizer, it was fried plantains (Tostones Rellenos) which is stuffed plantain cups if that makes sense and on top was shredded king crab and let me tell you, I was in love,

It was soooo good like, I couldn’t stop talking about it, it was that good, also I love food so when I eat something and I can’t stop talking about it, you know you did good!! I also had a seafood Mofongo, so it had shrimp….squid and clams or mussels one of them…..but I can’t stand clams and mussels sooo I just ate the shrimp and the squid, yes I like squid, but I also like fried calamari soo, I actually thought the squid was octopus, but then I learned it was squid, but it taste just like octopus, the squid was cooked with the shrimp though,

I’m a weird one, I’ll try anything as long as it’s good and squid and octopus is good to me, also in case you’re wondering what Mofongo it’s pretty much the same thing I had for an appetizer only mushed up and it’s good, I had my seafood Mofongo with garlic sauce, it was a good lunch! After lunch we then continued to walk around the area and continue our sightseeing, we ended up checking out this historical fort place, fun fact the fort that we visited was actually once a battlefield in the war days, like a base in a way, they would look out for any invaders or ships and that and then eventually it turned into a popular spot for tourist to check out, which is pretty cool, it’s also kind of like a castle, like it looks like one and you’re able to explore the inside of it, I didn’t get to unfortunately,

cause it was closed, but I did see a lot of it so it was okay, the hills on the fort are tall and it’s a bit of a walk, not too bad, it’s more intimidating to walk it looks wise, but actually walking it, not as bad, you get there pretty quick actually!! After exploring the area and taking lots of pictures, we headed back to where we stayed, but not before getting Gelatos, it was actually my first time trying it and it’s pretty darn good, I wanted to try this Strawberry Cheesecake flavor with vanilla…..but they didn’t have it, so instead I picked Coffee and Vanilla and that was delicious, I’m glad my back up was a good choice, but yeah day 6 was eventful!!

That’s everything I’ve journaled out, Day 7 and 8, we didn’t really do too much, plus it was the weekend we we’re going back, although Sunday night before our flight back we went to the movies over in PR and watched Black Widow….it was pretty good, I enjoyed the movie, I also had a mac and cheese in the theater and this Hershey triple chocolate cupcake, both good by the way and after the movies, we headed straight toward the airport, we meant to get some dinner, but we didn’t, however we could’ve because our flight got delayed, the pilots were late so we had to wait up until almost 3am before we headed back to the states…..and thinking about that is making me tired lol

Overall my first time in Puerto Rico…..it was a good experience, I’ve never been there until the days i’ve been, but it was a good time, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t enjoy myself, I did! Would I ever live there….no not at all…..I hate the heat and even though it’s beautiful and really nice, it just doesn’t feel like a place for me to live, but visiting it, yeah sure why not, I’d go back to a few places here, like that Waterfall place, the beach in San Juan with all the rocks, the place with the food, with the Tostones Rellenos topped with King Crab and that historical fort area, I liked that a lot, maybe one day I get to actually go inside it, but that’s all for my journey and exploration of Puerto Rico, there’s a lot of places I haven’t gone just yet, but i’m sure I’ll discover them at some point, I hope you liked this adventure post, enjoy the pictures, I’m really proud of them so I hope you like them as well!!

It’s about 10pm now sooo, I probably should sign off now, you have a goodnight and I’ll see you in my next post, have a happy rest of the weekend!!

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa

I’M BAAAACK!!

Did you miss me!? I’m kidding, I was only gone for a week, nothing too big I went on a little vacation if anyone was wondering, like literal vacation, also we’ve officially made 3 YEARS on this blog on the 11th of July!! “CELEBRATE GOOD TIMES COME ON!!” I cannot believe I’ve continued this far in with this blog, even though I told myself I was to keep doing this and not allow this blog to be a thing I start and then stop, I never actually thought I’d still be writing on here and that I’d come to 3 years of it, I started this blog as a way of expression when I felt I couldn’t express myself out loud, a lot of the time it helped me to release anything I felt I was having a hard time saying, now I use it to say anything I want and talk about anything I feel I want to share!!

It really helped me to grow in different ways and helped me find that voice I was having a hard time finding for a good while, but I honestly feel like, I’ve done a good job finding that voice, even though I have some days where I may not always know what to write about, I know that when I do, this is the first place that I will go before I choose to say it out loud, that and the fact that I always find it better and easier to express my thoughts in writing before speaking it, but once I have it down on paper or blog in this case…..I then am able to share it speaking wise, without this blog, I feel like I wouldn’t know what to do with my voice, so the fact that I have something I can go to whenever I have too many thoughts that is hard to share or when I have something important to me that I want to talk on, I love that I can say it all here if I felt it to be best and that I don’t have to worry about it too much!

3 years though, is mad and I hope to continue on sharing what I feel with you guys that read and share on things that mean a lot to me, but yeah….. I will be writing and sharing on my personal vacation time and where I went and everything soon! I have a good amount of pictures to share, I’m going to have to choose which ones I share though cause there’s a lot, but I’m excited to show you all….I know I said I wanted to do something special for my 3 year blog anniversary…..I still don’t have a clue what exactly that’s going to be, sometimes I wish I would’ve had the podcast be reveal that day….but again I did it a little early, but it’s okay, because I feel like I did it when I felt I wanted to do it and I wouldn’t change it!

However I was thinking…..maybe I could have this blog go into a transition in honor of it being 3 years of me blogging, so whatever new experiences I encounter or am about to have come into my life, I can share that with you guys, have it be a journey kind of thing, I mean I did name this blog Life As A Daydreamer so it might be time to have it grow and bloom into a new thing…..it might take a bit to become what it is I want it to become or have in mind at least for it sooo bare with me, it won’t be a right away thing, but I think when I feel it to be a good time, you’ll just start seeing it happening, probably not in a big way, I’m not a showy showy kind of person, I’m more subtle and little by little

But I feel that I’ll know when to do it! Soooo expect or be on a lookout for a bit of travel stuff coming later down the line, where I share places I’ve explored, personal journeys that I might share later as well and some other stuff that I have yet to think about, but don’t expect me to not continue to not talk about music, video games and anything else that’s in my interest, because I will, that’ll be for the time remaining until my next adventure whenever that is and even after because I can’t help myself, I like talking about those things, but I feel a change is coming and I’m ready for it, a little nervous, but a lot excited too!! Here’s hoping that is all turns out well, but I have hope and believe that it will!!

Like I said….little by little, but patience is a virtue and I believe that it’ll be worth it!! Anyway stay tune for my travel destination experience that I was on recently…..I think you’ll like it!! Thank you for reading and for all your support for those that follow along, read it even if you’re just passing by and won’t read it ever again, just anyone whose liked my content and have enjoyed themselves for the moment, I appreciate and love you all and I hope you continue to go on this weird, random and wandering journey with me!! ^_^

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa

Saturday Morning….

Good Morning, she says as it nears closer to the afternoon in just a couple more moments! How you guys doing today, I hope you’re all well and enjoying your weekend so far!? Alright so here the thing, this might not be a long post, I don’t have much to talk about today, but I might have some thoughts that I want to share so I hope that’s okay…..first thought tomorrow is my 3 year blog anniversary and I don’t really know what I want to do for it! I don’t have anything big and extravagant to plan in mind, not that I was going to do anything big to begin with, I don’t really do big things anyway, but I did want to do a little something special for it, I just have no clue what that something special is that I want to do, so that’s the first thing, it’s kind of one of the main things on my mind at the moment!

Another thing is I bet you didn’t know today marks 25 years of the Spice Girls…..okay so some of you might have know that and if not well now you do! To be fair and honest…..I just found out about it myself today, I literally checked Spotify, not for it, but I was just going on the app and there it was, Spice Girls 25 YEARS!! That’s insane, when Spice first came out I was only 1 years old, can you BELIEVE that, I can’t, but it’s true it’s been 25 years since the Spice Girls, if you couldn’t tell….I love the Spice Girls, I’ve never seen or met them before, but their one of my favorite girl groups and I only have two them and Little Mix, but then again I only have two favorite boy bands The Jonas Brothers and One Direction soooo I guess I have a lot more favorite solo artists/musicians then band/groups!

But I can’t believe it’s been 25 years that we’ve had the Spice Girls, I hope they’re all doing well and are celebrating today, hopefully they’re hanging out or calling each other about today, but congratulation Mel B (Scary Spice) Mel C (Sporty Spice) Geri (Ginger Spice) Victoria (Posh Spice) & Emma (Baby Spice) and happy 25 years of the Spice Girls, I love you guys!!

Now….I did record a Podcast episode about this, because why not, it was the first thing I thought about doing when I learn about it, I did also think on doing a blog post for it…..but I felt I had more to say so I decided on it to be a podcast episode instead….hopefully it came out okay, I just gave some thoughts on the topic and shared some personal, Spice Girl related things from my younger days to keep with the theme of it, of course I’ll be sharing it on here for you guys and I’m hoping you enjoy it!

That’s all I have for this post, like I said, not that long, sorry about that, if by any chance I have anything else I want to share not with this topic, but with other, you know I’ll write it oooor episode it, either way I’m probably going to write about it as well lol!

Here’s the episode:

Let's Talk: 25 Years Of The Spice Girls… Ep 28. Daydreamer's Podcast

Happy Weekend Everyone! In today's episode, we talk about a very well know and famous girl group, the Spice Girls and celebrate 25 years of their forming together, I can't believe it's been 25 years of the Spice Girls, in this episode I share some thought all about the girls known as Scary Spice, Sporty Spice, Baby Spice, Posh Spice and Ginger Spice and talk about certain moments on the topic of the British Girl Group!!

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa

Let’s Talk: Whatever This Post Is….

Good Evening, hope you all have been enjoying your Tuesday and are well! How’s this month treating you all so far!? For me it’s kind of odd, even though I know we’ve entered the month of July…..it still feels a little weird, not as weird, but still kind of weird! The amount of times I’ve mixed up my days with the start of July…..let’s just say if there was a jar here and I had to put say….5 dollars every time I thought it was Wednesday when it’s actually Tuesday or Monday when it’s actually Sunday, we’d have an almost, but still unfilled jar going, now I don’t do math so don’t ask me how much would actually be in the jar, if you do just know my brain might just have an error warning flashing…..okay not really, but sometimes math makes me feel like that!

Also I did try to do the math on it just now as I’m writing this, I had to use the calendar to help me a bit, because this past Saturday I did technically think that it was Sunday when it was actually Saturday…..don’t ask, I just woke up that day thinking it was Sunday, it wasn’t until I watched one of my favorite streamers to where I realized it was indeed Saturday (she doesn’t stream on Sundays) BUT considering that was the first mix up….we’d already have 5 dollars in a jar, “Technically speaking” now I might’ve also mixed up another day after that can’t really remember, sooo we could also have another 5 which would be 10 bucks already!

HOWEVER, seeing that I DID mix up Saturday with Sunday and remember it we’ll just keep it at 5 dollars, if I happen to mix up another day and remember it as well, that will add up to 10…..alright math session over, can’t believe I actually did that, little surprised….I have to say, my brain is good from all that math I just did lol! Don’t mind me I don’t really know where that came from, I kind of thought of when you have to put money in a jar every time someone swears or says something that isn’t allowed to be said or whatever people make up these days and for some reason, the mixing of the days popped up instead and that’s where the imaginative jar of money came from!!

You know this post was going to be about an episode of a show that I watched a few days ago, one of my favorite shows actually, but I’m thinking that I might change that, I just feel like I should have it be a whole new post, because this is turning into one of my random thought moments and I was not expecting that, I mean I definitely wasn’t expecting to be having math be one of the things I talked about here, I don’t even like math for the simple fact that it stresses me out, but that also could just be because I have a very hard time understanding it…..I always try to really get it, but my brain has a difficult time processing it, it’s like it’s hard for me to follow!

I don’t understand how numbers can be sooo…..complicated, it’s weird, now I’m probably going to go off track here for a moment…sorry about that, I’ll get back on track in second, but I remember I wrote a post a good while back where I discussed Numerology, although it has numbers involved…..I feel it to be more science then actual Math (Maths) probably just me here on that, that’s okay….but what I’m trying to get at is, I find the science of Numerology more interesting then Math…..now that could just be for the simple fact that I LOVE Science, it was one of my favorite subject back in my school days, still enjoy it, mainly Earth science and things like that, but Math/Maths the subject…..

I don’t know about that one, I’m always left so confused with it, but I try to somewhat get it, although I don’t think it likes me much either if I’m being honest, that aside I know that you can just grow to learn math and be better at it same with Science if you aren’t the greatest fan of it, as well as any other subject, but me and Maths don’t always see eye to eye, Numerology although yes math is a big part of it….I find it’s easier to decode because you can just look into certain numbers that you find pop out at you the most and discover a message with it, so it’s not that bad!!

Science…..it’s just fascinating to learn, well to me anyway, History well I say it depends, if it’s Geography or World Geography I find it interesting although I don’t always remember what I get from it, but it’s still cool nonetheless…..but History, HISTORY…..sometimes it can be a good thing to learn and other times you can fall into a deep rabbit hole with it where you think to yourself “probably shouldn’t have looked too far here” but at least in those moments you learn a little bit more as well, so in a way it’s both good and bad depending how you choose to see it!!

Did I say I was going to get back on track!? Sorry….I wasn’t expecting for it to turn out this way, it just sort of did…..hopefully it made some kind of sense and that it wasn’t TOO off track, if it was then…..hey maybe the post wanted it to be, it might’ve just been my brain here though, I can’t help what pops into my head at times! I hope you all have a goodnight, it’s getting late nearly 11:30pm close to midnight so I’m going to sign off now!!

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa

June 31st….Oh Wait No It’s July….

This is just a joke guys, I know there isn’t a 31st in June…..a little shocking that we’re in July already…..I think everyone is surprised, it don’t feel anything like July yet, it’s a bit weird, hopefully the start of the month has treated you all well so far, even though we literally just started, the one thing I can say is that we’ve entered the month of my blog anniversary, it’s not yet….but it is coming soon and I have no idea what I should do for it…..I’ve been trying to come up something different to do, we’ll be going on 3 years here on the 11th of this month, 2 more weeks….actually a week from this Sunday coming up, so not this Sunday the following one, just making sure I’m making sense here!

Now I know that I’m not really looking to do anything too grand for my 3 years of blogging, I’m not really a showy kind of person, but I do want to do something special, now I’ve been thinking about this….had I not already brought in a podcast 4 months early that could of been a cool thing to bring in, but it’s here now, which is good, I’m happy that I decided to give it a go when I did! By the way it’s actually 3 months not 4, I introduced the Podcast here on the 3rd of April, but my first episode was uploaded the 19th of March, although on Spotify it will say the 20th, same as when Animal Crossing New Horizons was released (don’t ask) yeah I know, not sure why I did it like that, I think I just wanted to test it out before anything, at least that’s what I’m thinking!

But yeah, Podcast is already a thing soooo, I have to add something else, I did have some things in mind…..one of them I’m going to do when the anniversary arrives, it’s just a post that I’m going to do talking about what it’s been like blogging for 3 years….nothing too special there, but besides that I’m still trying to figure out what would be good to bring here….I could always poll it and have you guys be apart of it, which I wouldn’t mind, I’d love to include you guys, only if you want that is! I could add some choices I have in mind that you could choose from ooor if you have any suggestions on what you’d like to see/read mainly, if anything comes to mind, I could also go based on topics that I did before that you want me to do more of, for example Now Playing….you can choose an artist or song that you want me to listen to and I will give my thoughts on that artist/song the best way I can, stuff like that, just to shake things up, but of course, it’s your choice if you want to do that!!

I don’t know, I just want to do something different this time around and I would love for you guys to be apart of it with me, it’s been quite the journey, even though somedays it doesn’t feel like it, I can’t believe we’re close to 3 years on here though, SUPER close too….I know we’ve got some time left to decide, but I just thought I’d write about where my mind has been these past few days on the very first day of July! Have I mentioned how it doesn’t quite feel like July yet!?

Anyway, I hope you’re all doing well on this fine evening, you have a good rest of the day, stay cool and hydrated, as well as safe!

All The Love ❤ ❤

Lexa