Gratitude and Joy

Day 347 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – Days Off

I’m just a few days in and it doesn’t suck. Is this what retirement looks like?

Gratitude and Joy

Day 134 – A Year of Gratitude and Joy – A Day Off (Sort of)

Yet here I am, very early on a Monday morning, wondering what I am going to post today. Then it hit me … post a blog about taking a day off!

Musings, Travel

A New Way to Vacation?

Who says working remotely means you have to be at home?

Distractions, Musings

Relaxing Isn’t Just For Vacation

Sitting in a spa chair with warm water swirling around my tired feet, it occurred to me I don’t relax enough. My mind, like the water, was swirling around the word, “ahhhh.”  This luxurious last-minute diversion in our day, part of a quick three-day break from the daily grind, got me thinking about vacations. After… Continue reading Relaxing Isn’t Just For Vacation

The World A to Z, Travel

P is for Pu’uhonua

My plan to see the world from A to Z continued in 2017. When I started the plan in 2001, I had two rules: Don’t go back to places you’ve been before (at least as part of the A to Z plan), and wherever you go, it must be outside the 48 contiguous United States.… Continue reading P is for Pu’uhonua