Food, Gratitude and Joy

Day 337 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Memories of Morocco

A little slicing and mincing, some measuring and the menu was set for a simple, yet somehow exotic, evening meal.

Family, Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 326 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Tangible Memories

Those hand-held items are tangible memories, the kind you can touch and feel, that have captured a moment in time or a place visited on the other side of the world

Gratitude and Joy, Road Trip, Travel

Day 319 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Ever-changing Vistas

On a recent trip through Colorado, we drove from the Sonoran Desert floor up onto Arizona’s Mogollon Rim with its pine trees and red rocks. 

Alexandria, Gratitude and Joy, Italy, Travel, Walks

Day 294 – 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 289 – 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 288 – 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 285 – 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

Day 282 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Dreams

We’ve spent hours and hours dreaming of bigger, better, different, and new things ... Then, often, we get home and map out a plan to make several of the things we discussed come true.

Gratitude and Joy, Travel

Day 265 – 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.

Arizona, Enzo, Gratitude and Joy

Day 254 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Friends and Dogs

Everywhere we turned there were dogs on leashes, eager to meet all the other dogs on the paths.