Just For Today – I Will Be Grateful For My Many Blessings

Minimization With all the suffering in the world, especially now with COVID-19, sometimes it seems trivial to have personal dilemmas that cause stress. Especially if I’m virus free and relatively financially secure. I think of couples who live an exceptionally wealthy life, where others might look at them and say – what do you have…

Halifax to Campbell River – March Break and Beyond as a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic

March Break – 14th-22nd For March Break, I traveled with our dog Pooh Bear from Nova Scotia to Vancouver Island, British Columbia to be with my husband Michael, who is readying our home to put on the market. The talk of the virus was everywhere during my flights. I washed my hands so many times…

Mararrikulam North, Kerala, India – Teaching Me About Gratitude and the Essence of Beauty

I’ve been struggling the last few days during our third of six weeks in this small, southwestern coastal village in Kerala, because I’m missing the western standards of cleanliness I’m accustomed to with the added ugliness of garbage littering the sides of roads and beaches. It’s not like I didn’t know India was this way….

Happy New Year’s Day From Tbilisi, Georgia!

2018 – Review – Year of Fantastic Travel Yup, I’m starting 2019 in this little country that sits on the continental border of Europe and Asia and is surrounded by Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and the Black Sea! After Michael and I’s Christmas Mediterranean cruise, I had three days to blog about our adventures and be…