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Look Up & Out

I often wonder how much beauty we take for granted. Having traveled to many places, I am just in awe at every turn when I see such amazing scenery and buildings, such as castles and mountains, monasteries and shrines. I LOVE to take in the various places and appreciate the nuances of their artistry, the vibrancy […]

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May 2020 Recap

You can read about my May Goals in full here, but let’s recap how things went! Money – Who paid off their car in May … and 18 months early? THIS GAL!! Now just waiting for the new title to be sent to me from the DMV and all that jazz, but yes SOOOOOOO happy! […]

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June 2020 Goals

WOW. Is the year almost already half way over?! and to think I’ve spent a large portion of that in my house…how crazy! Well, with a new month comes some fresh (or re-freshed) goals! Whoooooooo. Love me some goals and planning – so let’s just get to it! Money – June will be the first […]

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Dining Out

With COVID-19, we have the opportunity to see what matter to us, truly, and why. We have gotten to take inventory of ourselves, our routines, habits, relationships, and more. One such thing for me has been the realization of how much I enjoy dining out. Dining out holds a special place in my heart. I’m […]

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Travel Memory – The Isle of Arran – Scotland

Just around a year ago, I visited Scotland to see my man-friend, and during that visit to Glasgow, we took a little weekend trip to the Isle of Arran.  To start the trip, it required us to take a train from Glasgow out to the western shores, where we could catch a ferry. On this […]

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Musical Moments

For me, life has an endless soundtrack. Some people see their memories in colors, or smells, or maybe as little black & white movies, or a faded snapshot of a moment, but I see mine BOLD and almost always set to music. Maybe I watched a lot of films, but for me, almost every memory […]

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April 2020 Recap

It’s hard to believe that Summer is just around the corner…and with any luck we might get to be out in the sunshine and enjoying it! You can read about my April Goals in full here, but let’s recap how we did! Money – We done good! Paid off a lot of debt, which also […]

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May 2020 Goals

As hard as it is to see “the same four walls” every day, and keep a “fresh” perspective on life, I think (for me) it’s of utmost importance. I certainly HOPE we are able to leave our homes again in the relative near future, however if not, my goals are still going to be there. […]

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Travel Memory – Thai Tattoos

I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy. – Anais Nin April 2017, I traveled to the Buddhist Monastary called Wat Bang Phra to get a “Sak Yant”, which is […]

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Travel Memory – Playing with Elephants

“Sometimes I would rather have people take away years of my life than take away a moment.” – Pearl Bailey Keeping with the theme of “virtual travel”, I present Part 2 of the travel memories, when I got to play with elephants in Chiang Mai, Thailand. If you read my previous “train ride” post, then […]

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