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Marie Nicole is an ex-race car mechanic who now lives and travels on a boat with her best friend Leo. This quirky writer and designer dreams of running away with the circus and has been writing about her vida loca since 2010 on my cyber house rules.

There’s an Angle in There Somewhere


I’m tearing off the bandaid in one swift movement and forcing myself to write. Something.  Anything.

This picture was taken during our last return trip home from Mexico. I love the sharp angles the clouds are imposing on the sun’s rays. Of course it’s a sunrise. My favorite time of the day because I love that jittery feeling of a new beginning…

New beginnings: I’m on a new journey right now with a very sharp turn, and I have no idea where it will take me.

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There’ s something surreal about dreams. Dreams make you feel as though you’re running in molasses, and yelling in jell-o. They’re more about a state of mind, or an emotion, than an actual real fact-based action. Our wake-up state gives our dreams much more sense and clarity than they have. To me, dreams are all about our brains having fun flying within. Continue reading Dreamy


Everyday, as I ride my bike to work, I ride by this sign. Everyday, as I ride my bike to work, I want to stop and take a picture of this sign. I like to invent creative things this sign could say. It’s a sign for boats, obviously, since it’s facing the harbor, not the land. But maybe it’s not for boats, maybe it’s for ducks and pelicans. Or maybe not. Continue reading Signs