Bucket List, Musings, Travel

Where Do You Find Inspiration?

Inspiration can come from the most unusual places. Where do you find yours?

Bucket List, Travel

How Gilligan’s Island Added Fiji to My Bucket List

No matter how many places I add to my bucket list, Fiji is always at the top. I’m pretty sure Gilligan’s Island has something to do with that!

Arizona, Bucket List, Musings

Adventure Begins With an Idea

On New Year’s Day, if you had asked me how my life would be different halfway through the year, I might have responded, “It will be hotter?” Looking back over the past seven months, I have to admit, it’s difficult to pinpoint any specific moment that caused the incredible changes that have taken place: The… Continue reading Adventure Begins With an Idea

Bucket List, Musings

Yes You Can!

Greg and I have spent the last few weeks obsessing about a decision we’ve made. We’re a few years from retirement, but we found where we want to retire and we’ve decided to build our retirement home there. It’s a big step that means we will either carry two mortgages, sell our current home or… Continue reading Yes You Can!

Bucket List, Distractions, Diversion, Flying, Road Trip, Travel

From Exes to Ohs

Greg and I make no secret of the fact that we are each other’s third wife/husband. One of the things we say is that it took three tries to get it right. It’s only half in jest. We both recognize that with age comes a self-awareness and comfort that makes it easier to know what… Continue reading From Exes to Ohs

Bucket List, Distractions, Diversion, Travel

Excitement and Travel Go Hand-In-Hand

It doesn’t matter where I’m going, I get excited about travel, I mean REALLY excited. I let excitement take over like a kid on Christmas Eve. I giggle. I jump up and down. I can’t sleep. For some trips, the excitement is worse than others. I barely get any sleep at all before bucket list… Continue reading Excitement and Travel Go Hand-In-Hand

Bucket List

When Fear Kills a Dream

Fulfilling a lifelong dream can be exhilarating. Realizing it is within reach, planning the details, booking the flights, and making the reservations add to the anticipation of checking that item off your bucket list … an item that has been there since you were eight years old. This was my first view from the rim.… Continue reading When Fear Kills a Dream