Ideal Inspiration Blogger Award – August, 2020

Joyful Change With Yvonne Thank you Yvonne, author of Joyful Change With Yvonne, for nominating me as a candidate for the Ideal Inspiration Blogger Award! I’m so grateful for your nomination and that we’ve “Joyfully” connected here on WordPress! Yvonne introduced herself to me, in response to a comment I posted on a blog published…

Humpback Whales – Sutil Channel, Discovery Islands Archipelago

Big Animal Encounters I joined a four hour whale watching tour with Big Animal Encounters. Dressed in warm dry suits, we boarded the zodiac, Fast Forward and headed out towards Sutil Channel, a channel within the Discovery Islands archipelago. Humpback Whales Today’s humpbacks were sleepy and lazy, slowly swimming around the channel. The only bit…

Orcas – Sutil Channel, Discovery Islands Archipelago

Big Animal Encounters I joined a four hour whale watching tour with Big Animal Encounters. Dressed in warm dry suits, we boarded the zodiac, Fast Forward and headed out towards Sutil Channel, a channel within the Discovery Islands archipelago. Orcas This was a surprising visit, as our captain indicated that orcas are not regular visitors…

Steller Sea Lions – Sutil Channel, Discovery Islands Archipelago

Big Animal Encounters I joined a two hour tour with Big Animal Encounters in hopes to see humpback whales. Two hours isn’t enough time to travel north within the Discovery Islands archipelago, where whales are guaranteed to be seen. However, humpbacks have been swimming in the Sutil Channel, a location relatively close to the dock….

Just For Today – I Will Not Be Angry

Collaboration and Cooperation Vs Competition and Jealousy Many times over the years, I’ve struggled with feelings of jealousy and competitiveness: in the workplace, within my family and friends, and out there in the world in general. Times of low self-worth and fragile self-esteem told me I’m not enough. I’m not enough of what is needed…

Red Dragonfly

As I tended our garden, a red dragonfly stop by for a visit! This little fella didn’t seem to mind modeling for me while I took many pictures, hoping to capture a few good ones! iPhones are handy as cameras – but zoom quality isn’t the best. Yet, at times, I didn’t have to zoom…

55 Rules For Love – Rule #25 – Don’t Try To Change Each Other

Opposites attract. The differences that draw a couple together can become a source of many disagreements later in the relationship, if these differences are not embraced. However, there always has to be space to grow and learn as a couple embraces their differences along their path of personal growth and mutual respect. Complacency is certain…