Alexandria, Gratitude and Joy, Italy, Travel, Walks

Day 293 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Downtown Delights

... downtown is where both tourists and locals gather, making for great people watching!

Arizona, Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 288 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Rewarded Patience

I’ve entered the lottery twice a year for a couple of years, so when my name came up this spring for a fall tour date, I was thrilled!

Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 287 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Experience

Perhaps the best experiences are the ones that are challenging, not only for the lesson, but for the great story you get to share and, hopefully, laugh about with friends.

Gratitude and Joy

Day 284 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Mystery Adventures

... you can research your adventures and plan them in advance, but there is something utterly captivating about not knowing what will happen and embracing the unknown

Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 264 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Familiarity

I guess that’s why people often travel to the same places. They go to restaurants they’re familiar with and see things they enjoyed before.

Flying, Gratitude and Joy, Wine/Cocktails

Day 247 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Airport Bartenders

... it got me thinking about how tough it must be for airport bartenders.

Flying, Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 241 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Small Airports

... there is something to be said about the joy of traveling through smaller regional airports.

Gratitude and Joy

Day 240 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – GRRRRR

Everyone has one of those days when everything … I mean every! little! thing!! seems to irk you.

Enzo, Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 235 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Puppy vs Baby

I started making a list of what he’d need … and it just kept getting longer!

Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 221 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Around the World in Two Days

That’s the fun thing about eating in places like these, they feed our wanderlust along with our stomachs.