Flying, Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 124 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Flying is Fun Again

... with the mask mandate being lifted,  perhaps we can come back together as a traveling public, embracing the GOOD that travel brings us.

Gratitude and Joy, The World A to Z, Travel

Day 109 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Youthful Inspiration

His animated tales reminded me why I started my plan to see the world from A to Z. When I started my plan, I, too, had little more than a goal.

Gratitude and Joy, The World A to Z, Travel

Day 97 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Vacation Planning

Travel has always filled me with joy and I am struck with the level of gratitude I am feeling now that the world is reopening and I can feed my insatiable wanderlust once again.

Gratitude and Joy

Day 89 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Taking Risks

Take the risk, try the food, dazzle yourself and create memories to last a lifetime.

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Day 85 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Ideas

As I wander the world, encountering things that leave me scratching my head, I am filled with ideas and encouraged to keep trying new things.

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Day 54 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Spontaneity

I spent several hours dancing around my house like a lunatic … a kid on Christmas morning … someone who had just won the lottery.

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Day 41 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Celebrations

I look for reasons to celebrate anything, grateful for even the silliest reason.

Gratitude and Joy, humor, Travel

Day 26 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – American Bathrooms

Today I am grateful for the convenience of American bathrooms. I know what you’re thinking: “WHAT???” but let me explain.

Flying, Musings, Travel

Night Flights

No conversations pierced the silence. No babies cried.

Gratitude and Joy

Day 14 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Fresh-squeezed Orange Juice

In the morning, I whipped out my antique juicer, sliced those orbs of citrus flavor