Distractions, Diversion, Musings

Cheers to Celebrations!

Anything can be celebrated. Don’t depend on anyone else to give you a reason. Find your own!

Bucket List, Distractions, Diversion, Flying, Food, Musings, Travel

For the Love of Travel

The age old question lovers ask each other popped into my head, “Why do you love me?” If travel could ask me that, how would I answer?

Distractions, Flying, Musings, Travel

The Contrails Are Back!

Contrails, after all, are visual reminders of how easy it is to travel the world and experience new and exciting things.

Distractions, Travel

Butterflies Are Magical

As you walk through the doors something magical really does happen. Hundreds of butterflies fill the air around you, gently chasing each other among the tropical leaves.

California, Distractions, Musings, Travel

Wander With Your Eyes

Take a walk in your neighborhood. Drive to a local park. Look at the world just beyond your outdoor-seating spot at a local restaurant. You can even focus on the little things inside your home that bring you joy.

Distractions, Diversion, Wine/Cocktails

Try It Again, You Might Like It This Time

Let me kick this blog off by stating for the record I am WELL over 21 and a wine and (mostly) vodka drinker. Greg, however, prefers gin in his cocktails with an occasional Scotch or whisky if the evening calls for it. With that in mind, when Total Wine and More sent out an email… Continue reading Try It Again, You Might Like It This Time

Distractions, Diversion

Outdoor Concert + Quarantine = Date Night

Music, like food, can transport you to another place. That's what happened recently when we discovered a firefighter and his love for the bagpipes.

Distractions, Diversion, Travel

A Trip Into The Rearview Mirror

You may not be able to hit the road for an adventure, but there are other ways to escape from today.

Distractions, Diversion, Food, Wine/Cocktails

When You Can’t Travel, Bring the Flavors of a Place to Your Kitchen

I discovered a dish several years ago when I picked up a special edition of Epicurious magazine. It was called “Epicurious Italy.” The title alone sold that magazine/cookbook to me. I’ve always LOVED Italian food. In fact, I pretty much love all things Italian.  Epicurious Italy Unable to travel during the corona pandemic, I decided,… Continue reading When You Can’t Travel, Bring the Flavors of a Place to Your Kitchen

Distractions, Diversion, Flying

America Strong!

For those of you who love a good window-rattling, heart-stopping jet flyover, you’re surely missing your favorite summer air show. The US Air Force Thunderbirds and the US Navy Blue Angels, our nation’s premiere military aerial demonstration teams have both cancelled the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions. Don’t go to their websites… Continue reading America Strong!