Gratitude and Joy, Musings

Day 317 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – The End is Near

It’s fun to set our sights forward, but I think the holidays also give us a chance to celebrate our successes and joys.

Gratitude and Joy, Musings

Day 245 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Birthdays

... none of us understands how we got here and who that old person in the mirror is each morning.

Flying, Musings, Travel

Night Flights

No conversations pierced the silence. No babies cried.

Musings, Travel

Choices

Life is all about choices. I tell people that all the time. Happiness is a choice. Love is a choice. You can choose to enjoy the ride or grumble through it, but having done both, I can assure you enjoying it is a lot more fun!

Bucket List, Musings, Travel

Three Truths and a Lie

For now my bucket list items are my lies, but I’ll have to come up with new lies to play the game in the future.

Musings, Travel

Share Your Stories

A thousand or even two thousand years ago, someone picked up a chisel and carved stories into rock or scrawled images on the walls of caves

Arizona, Musings, Travel

Cabin Fever Happens Year-Round

Fast forward to now. Cabin fever in the desert hits in the summer. With high temps often hitting 110℉ or more, we spend most days inside ...

Arizona, Diversion, Musings, Travel

Is It Ever Enough?

Like Sue, I appreciate the quiet moments in my life. I enjoy a peaceful evening in the courtyard with a cocktail in hand and the coyotes howling in the distance. But the easy evenings aren’t enough for me. I want more of everything.

Distractions, Musings, Travel

What Is the Perfect Souvenir?

When my kids were little, we’d buy them a pencil and a postcard. They were in charge of getting the pencil home safely. As for the postcard, they sat down and wrote two or three sentences, licked the stamp and mailed it home to themselves!

Bucket List, humor, Musings, Travel

Diagnosing Wanderlust

... I have no plans to seek the advice of a professional nor will I spend beyond my means or sacrifice Greg in the process, but I have NO plans to stop traveling.