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Haiku Sunday (134-137)

Father’s Day Fathers and brothers,We celebrate their love andLegacy today. Boys grow to be men,Sharing and shaping our lives,For better…

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Keep Private

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Haiku Sunday (133)

Mushrooms, Mushrooms, Mushrooms! Earthy, delicate,Sautéed in a white wine sauce,Heavenly fungi.

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Haiku Sunday (129)

Mother’s Day My mother is myWarrior, sage, friend, and hero.My mom is a gift.

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Digital Decluttering​

When I moved into my tiny house, I had to digitally scan every document and photo. I don’t have the…

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Cultivating a Slow Life

Over the past year, I’ve been making a real effort to slow down and appreciate the little things in life….

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On Minimalism

It’s been more than two and a half years since I decluttered my home. My daughter and I had heard…

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Practice What You Know

I have a sign on my wall that says, ‘Practice what you know.” It sounds simple. Over the years I have…

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Haiku Sunday (58-60)

For the Love of Dogs Is there anything Sweeter than the acceptance And love of a dog? Unconditional, Forgiving and…

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Mindless to Meaningful

Are you pursuing a more fulfilling life? Living a meaningful life requires a complete paradigm shift. It takes effort to…

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Haiku Sunday (54-56)

The Photographer His eyes were open. He saw what no one else did. He held a power. He held the…

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Haiku Sunday (51 – 53)

A Walk in the Clouds He walked in the clouds, He was searching for the path To get to Heaven….

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Bon Appétit Anthony Bourdain

Like he did for so many others, Anthony Bourdain spurred my love of food and travel. He was funny and…

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7 Ways to a Mindful Morning

Wake naturally. Your morning can set the tone for the whole day. The best scenario is waking to natural light. Resisting the…

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Haiku Sunday (47-50)

Wild Within There is something wild within, it’s untamed and free pushing boundaries. Separating out The ancient and primitive From…

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Haiku Sunday (44-46)

Beauty Beauty full of fear, There’s never been cause to trust. She’ll keep her secrets. Where will she find hope?…

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Haiku Sunday (42 & 43)

The Lady in the Green Car She was capable, Clever and sometimes reckless, Charming and divine. She would not be…

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Surviving a Hostel Like a Boss

Staying at a hostel can either be a terrific or a terrible experience. It helps to manage your expectations. Remember hostels…

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Haiku Sunday (40 &41)

Mystery She wanted to leave, Go where no one would find her, She planned an escape. She found an island, With…

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Travel Resources

When I was a kid I would pour over our family subscription to National Geographic magazines, mapping out my future adventures,…

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More!

More Tea More Travel More Bonfires More Books More Laughing More Loving More Sleep More Sharing

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Treating Yourself On A Budget

Budgeting is hard. Sometimes we concentrate so much on saving money we forget there are small ways we can treat…

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Shaking The Sand

I love the sea and all of its recklessness and romance. Like a siren, it calls to me. No matter where…

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Haiku Sunday (38 & 39)

The May Queen Spring bursts into bloom, Announcing the arrival Of her Majesty. The Summer May Queen, Crowned with glorious…

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19 common Traveling Mistakes!

No one likes to waste their money and their time. Taking a few minutes to prepare for your trip can…