I’m Back!!

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Hello everyone! I am back!

I apologize for not being on here!  I am truly going to try to be ALOT  better at this!

Life has been crazy, between school, work, and everything else, it’s insane!

Just a little update: I am graduating from school here in may! It’s a exciting/ nerve wracking time! I currently have a job at a group home with people with Intellectual Disabilities which I enjoy!

The weather where I live has been crazy! 50 one day and 30 the next! Is it like this where you live?  I’m just ready for spring!

If there is anything that you would like me to talk about please let me know! I  promise I will work on my Spain trip posts and get those up! Here is my first post about my trip so you can catch up!

If you are new to my blog, welcome! My name is Nicole! Please feel free to take a look around my blog. To start here is my last update, and why i decided to blog!

Thank you guys so much for your support! I promise I’ll write again very soon!

Nicole

Where Have I Been?

Hi everyone!

Wow, it has been four months since I have blogged! Well I am back! I am really hoping to get back into this blog.

What Have I Been Doing?

Since May I enjoyed my summer with an internship at my local Courthouse! That was a lot of fun and I’ve really enjoyed it! I also turned 22 in the end of August! I also started my senior year in college (crazy!) and  I started a new job with people with intellectual disabilities! Super excited!

What Happened to Rome?

I was looking back on my posts and my last post I was so excited for Rome. I was super excited until a few days before. Then, I got anxiety and I backed out of the trip 😦 Even though I backed out I know I will go to Rome and thoroughly enjoy it!

The Future

I’m hoping to start blogging at least once a week! What do you guys want to hear about? Let me know in the comments! I am also probably going to be doing a separate makeup blog for a class in school! So stay tuned!

 

Thanks for reading!

Nicole

My Journey to Spain- The Trip There (Part 1)

I have always had that “travel gene” in me. Ever since I was little, I enjoyed getting on a plane and going to the beach!

 

In 10th grade i got a chance to go to Spain (Barcelona and Madrid) with my school!

 

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This was a chance of a lifetime and I absolutely wanted to go on this trip! This was the first time I would be out of the country! After learning about this trip, my parents and I sat down to talk about it and they decided I could go!

Fast Forward about 9 months….

The night before I was going to get on a plane and  go to Spain, I was a littler nervous…. Who would’t be? I just couldn’t wrap my head around the fact that I was currently sitting in my room packing and 24 hours from now I would be in Barcelona!

The drive to the airport was exciting and nerve-wracking at the same time. My parents dropped me off, said our goodbyes, and off we went!

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We went from PA to JFK. I remember just having like a 6 hour layover and being really….. bored….. we passed the time by wondering around the airport (which is huge). Finally the time came and we loaded the plane we would be in for the next 7.5- 8  hours.  I was ready until I got on the plane. Once on the plane I had a panic attack. Well now we pulled out of the gate and we were really going over the Atlantic Ocean to Spain…. ahhh!!!

That plane ride was not the best one I ever had. I slept probably 2 hours in half hour increments. I am NOT good with little to no sleep so this was a challenge.

We finally landed in Madrid! It was amazing to see a new country! The one thing that got me was that we didn’t get our gate number right away (Here in the US, they have a gate number for you like hours in advance) . I think we only got our gate an hour before we took off!

We settled in to the third plane ride and were ready to go to Barcelona!

Where was the first place you went out of the country?

Stay tuned for my adventure in Barcelona and Madrid!

Hugs

Nicole

 

 

Music Monday- Christ is Risen by Matt Maher

 

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Hello everyone!

I thought it would be appropriate  since it is the Easter season to start this new series with a song about the Lord rising on Easter!

Christ is Risen by Matt Maher

One thing you should know about me is that Matt Maher is my favorite artist of all time (I actually got to meet him once at a concert!) He is such an amazing artist and I love the messages in his music….

Ok back to the song….

Jesus suffered and died on the cross for us. He rose again from the grave for us. That is amazing! We now get to live with him for all eternity because he wanted to do that selfless action for us! He washed away our sins and we can be one with the Father again!

 

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These are my favorite words in the entire song because it reminds us that Jesus overcame death and the devil didn’t win!  We all get to stand together in the light of Christ and say our savior overcame the grave!

We are so grateful that Jesus came to save us from our sins, but it didn’t end there! He also preformed his greatest miracle on Easter!

Have a song request? Put it in the comments below!

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

Nicole

New Series: Music Monday

Music MondayGood Morning Everyone!

I hope everyone had an Happy Easter!

I wanted to introduce a new series of posts I’m going to be doing every Monday: Music Monday!

This is where I will be putting out a song I enjoy and a little analysis of it! Most of the music will be Christian (Because that’s basically all I listen to) but I will also be putting in some other songs I enjoy!

If you have any songs you would like me to do please let me know!

Happy Monday!

Nicole

Why I Decided to Start Blogging

Hey everyone!

 

I’ve decided before i jump right into blogging, I probably should answer a few questions first…..

Why did you decide to start blogging? 

I decided to start blogging because I wanted somewhere I could openly express my thoughts! Honestly just to write about what I want to write about! It’ll be a nice change from writing papers for school 😛

A little more about me

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I am a 21 year old college student studying Communication and Psychology. I enjoy traveling (going to Rome in May) and I went to Spain in 2012. In my spare time I enjoy being on the computer and hanging out with my friends.My family and friends mean the world to me! When I’m happy, I sing. My Catholic faith is also very important to me! I am so happy to have a place to write my thoughts and share them with the world.

What can we expect to see from your blog?

Honestly, I have a bunch of ideas and things I want to blog about. It could be music, a family story, or what is currently going on.  I don’t really want to put it into a category because I want this to be about whatever comes to my mind on a daily basis!

 

Thanks for Reading!

Nicole

Welcome to my blog!

Hello everyone!

My name is Nicole and I am a 21 year old girl who currently resides in PA.  I have tried quite a few times to start a blog, but I haven’t stayed with it. Hopefully this time I’m in this for the long haul!

 

This blog will be about life, things I like, and honestly whatever inspires me! I’m hoping to start blogging once a week (at least). So follow along with my life story! I am open to suggestions for blog posts so please let me know in the comments!

Thank you for reading!

NicoleWelcome