Over the past year, I’ve been making a real effort to slow down and appreciate the little things in life. Whether that’s taking 10 minutes to sip my morning cup of tea or taking time […]
It’s been more than two and a half years since I decluttered my home. My daughter and I had heard about the minimalism movement, and it had piqued our interest. We were familiar with The […]
I have a sign on my wall that says, ‘Practice what you know.” It sounds simple. Over the years I have decided that character development is less about acquiring more knowledge and more about practicing what […]
For the Love of Dogs Is there anything Sweeter than the acceptance And love of a dog? Unconditional, Forgiving and so patient, Eyes only for you. Who can resist a Wagging tail and a wet […]
Are you pursuing a more fulfilling life? Living a meaningful life requires a complete paradigm shift. It takes effort to change our thinking and behavior from a place of mindless to a place of meaningfulness. […]
The Photographer His eyes were open. He saw what no one else did. He held a power. He held the power To capture time, a moment, The light or movement. His trigger finger, Making us […]
A Walk in the Clouds He walked in the clouds, He was searching for the path To get to Heaven. Through the mist, he saw God, out for a morning stroll. His bright eyes twinkling. […]
Like he did for so many others, Anthony Bourdain spurred my love of food and travel. He was funny and sarcastic and always seemed slightly put out. I loved that about him. He was rough […]
Wake naturally. Your morning can set the tone for the whole day. The best scenario is waking to natural light. Resisting the waking light and hitting the snooze alarm can add stress to your day. Dragging ourselves […]
Wild Within There is something wild within, it’s untamed and free pushing boundaries. Separating out The ancient and primitive From technology. Ditching convention, Fighting the societal Constraints and mores. Digging for my roots, Tethered to […]
Beauty Beauty full of fear, There’s never been cause to trust. She’ll keep her secrets. Where will she find hope? In the hands of her savior; He is her refuge. He restores her faith, In […]
The Lady in the Green Car She was capable, Clever and sometimes reckless, Charming and divine. She would not be told, No one dared to interfere. She just had to drive.
Staying at a hostel can either be a terrific or a terrible experience. It helps to manage your expectations. Remember hostels are more like college dorms and less like hotels. Hostels can be a great place […]
Mystery She wanted to leave, Go where no one would find her, She planned an escape. She found an island, With mysteries of its own, She never returned.
When I was a kid I would pour over our family subscription to National Geographic magazines, mapping out my future adventures, completely captivated by the photography of parts unknown. Today, there are dozens of ways to […]
More Tea More Travel More Bonfires More Books More Laughing More Loving More Sleep More Sharing
Budgeting is hard. Sometimes we concentrate so much on saving money we forget there are small ways we can treat ourselves to help ease the stress of “buckling down.” Here are 16 ways to treat […]
I love the sea and all of its recklessness and romance. Like a siren, it calls to me. No matter where in the world I find myself, the water’s edge is where I long to be. […]
The May Queen Spring bursts into bloom, Announcing the arrival Of her Majesty. The Summer May Queen, Crowned with glorious garlands, Celebrates new life.
No one likes to waste their money and their time. Taking a few minutes to prepare for your trip can save you on both. Before traveling, consider the tips below. They just might save you […]
The Road Not Taken Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To […]
While there are plenty of different ways to consume turmeric, one of the most popular methods is making tea. It’s easy to prepare and a great way to boost your health. Below are some benefits of drinking turmeric tea daily.
Europe has become expensive to travel around. Whether you are on a week’s vacation or a 3 month trip to Europe, you can minimize the impact on your wallet by considering the following tips. Fly […]
Hero to Homeless He came back from war, No one cared what he had seen, No warm welcome home. He could not find work, Night terrors ravaged his sleep, War cost him a life. Life […]
Don’t sleepwalk through your life.