Pet photography in Brooklyn, New York City - Rochelle BaRoss | The Cheerful Times

Wishing You a Very Cheerful Holiday!

Happy holidays, everyone!

My sister Rochelle decided to start a pet photography side business! For Christmas, she offered to do a photo shoot with me, Malcolm and Abby. Well… mostly just Abby 😉

Rochelle recently shared her favorite shots with us. I can’t wait to see the others!

Without further ado, here we are with our favorite little reindeer: Continue reading “Wishing You a Very Cheerful Holiday!”

Monkeys in the Bronx Zoo - New York City

Saturday at the Bronx Zoo

To celebrate the beautiful Saturday weather, we went to the Bronx Zoo!

We had a great time. I love looking at all the different animals from around the world — I could stare at the exhibits all day. There were even little babies in both the gorilla and crane exhibits, as well as a few others.

I thought I’d share some pictures I took! Poke around through the gallery, and click to enlarge any of the photos for a better view!

Continue reading “Saturday at the Bronx Zoo”

Accidental Hard Drive Wisdom

Isn’t it weird how we just stumble on some things?

My hard drive failed this weekend, unfortunately, and I’m currently in the process of transferring my old files onto what feels like a brand new computer (I’m going to take this moment to say GET A BACK-UP DRIVE if you do not already have one, because you can lose EVERYTHING you have on your computer at the drop of a hat). Since not all files on my back-up drive are relevant or useful to me now, I’m opening many I don’t remember to see if they’re worth keeping.

Under my Documents folder, I saw this one Word Document I don’t recall titled “Life Lessons.”

Curious, I clicked on its icon. Up pops a page that is completely blank minus one short, unassuming sentence at the top. All it says is this: Continue reading “Accidental Hard Drive Wisdom”