55 Rules For Love – Rule #41 – Do At Least One Romantic And Thoughtful Thing Every Day

This Morning… As I lay in bed processing this Rule #41, I asked my husband Michael his thoughts on it. Our conversation evolved into determining the difference between complimenting each other, and what a romantic gesture is compared to being thoughtful. Complimenting each other is its own rule, Rule #38 – Compliment Often. Romance and…

Ten of My Favorite Feelings – Joyful Stephanie

Thank You Omobola I was nominated by Omobola, author of the blog Live life Live Fully, to write ten of my favorite feelings. Over the years, I’ve blogged extensively about my emotional journey through alcohol addiction and anxiety; first as a medium for exploring and gaining clarity of my own story, second in hopes that…

Paris – See You Again, My Friend!!!

EVERYTHING IS BETTER IN PARIS!!!! Well, here I sit with a coffee, back home in the desert where the sounds of the Muezzin’s call to prayer have replaced the sounds of cathedral bells tolling across the heavens of Paris…. I have truly enjoyed looking over our pictures this morning of our stay in Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Saint-Germain-des-Prés, we came…

Paris – Day 3 – La Palette & Musee d’Orsay

Today was about history!!! La Palette is a five minute walk from our apartment.  This bar opened in 1913 and was frequented by Picasso, Cezanne, Ernest Hemingway and Jim Morrison. We both ordered the cheese, ham and chive omelette – and this was the BEST omelette I’ve EVER enjoyed!!!! La Palette Paris Next, we stopped at…

Paris – Day 2 – Walking to Notre Dame on Ile de la Cite and Ile St Louis!!

Happy Easter Monday!!!  We thought it would be cool, like a lot of other tourists today, to visit the great cathedral of Notre Dame on Easter Monday.  The line ups were TOO LONG to go inside the historical cathedral!!!!  So we continued exploring and stumbled upon sex clubs hidden within the streets of Ile de…