Happy Snail's Magic Motto is LIT. (Can people past 40 use that phrase?) His motto happens to be my motto, too. The more I live by it, the more it definitely brings magic into my life. Here it is, and you can find an explanation of each of its parts below with links for further reading.… Continue reading Happy Snail’s Magic Motto: A Whimsical Watercolor
One of the things I love most about my blog is that from time to time, I get to interview my friends and family about cool things they are doing. Recently, I got to interview my brother, Jeremy Pruitt, about his music and his band Wellington Drive. Jeremy and Wellington Drive have been active in… Continue reading An Interview with Musician Jeremy Pruitt of Wellington Drive
You Guys. I have discovered sourdough bread, and it’s amazing. The truth is, I cannot get enough of it. I mean, I have tried sourdough bread before, and I liked it. But the sourdough bread I have discovered recently knocks my socks off. And now, I am now a sourdough bread devotee. So, I am… Continue reading Sourdough Bread is Amazing: An Exuberant Review
Did people steal the election from Donald Trump? The U.S. recently held its presidential election. By now, almost everyone in the U.S. knows these two things: 1) Joe Biden has been declared the winner. 2) President Trump and at least some people believe that the election was stolen from Donald Trump. Does the evidence actually indicate… Continue reading Did People Steal the Election from Donald Trump?
I have a confession. In my young adult life, conspiracy theories were my hobby. One of my all-time favorite shows is the X-Files. The premise of the show is that there is a government conspiracy to hide the existence of extraterrestrials. Adventures with Conspiracy Theories I am still not totally sure if I believe in… Continue reading Do You Tend Towards Conspiracy Theories?
Dear Friends: Below is in intention or prayer for peace. With all that is going on with the Coronavirus and political issues, it feels like the world is in a lot of turmoil right now. If you feel that way today, here is an intention or prayer that might help. This is an Intention or… Continue reading An Intention or Prayer for Peace
It's easy to get lost in our day-to-day activities and forget to notice the change in seasons and the gifts they bring. Here is a little bit of Happy Snail to remind you:
I have discovered (or rediscovered) the art of playfulness in the last decade, and it has helped me tremendously. This morning is a good example of that. My Mini Snow Adventure Last night we got several inches of snow, and it is cold out this morning! In the past, I have loved looking at the… Continue reading I Played in the Snow This Morning! (The Art of Playfulness)
Here are some common sayings you might have heard: Follow your heart. If it feels good, do it. Your heart will tell you what to do. Now, if you are like most people in the world, you can think of some situations in which following advice like this is a very bad idea. For instance,… Continue reading Is “Follow Your Heart” Good Advice?
Recently people have raised concerns about possible mail-in voter fraud during the recent election. Are concerns about mail-in voting legitimate? In this post, I will argue that such concerns are unnecessary. This is the third post in a series about the elections and whether concerns over their legitimacy are valid concerns. Other Posts in This… Continue reading Are Concerns about Mail-In Voting Legitimate?