Hi everyone 🙂 Here in the states Wednesday is the 4th of July. Barbecues, parades, and fireworks will abound. For most of us it will be a fun day with miles of red, white, and blue in every direction. One of those days when everyone feels connected to one another just by the fact that we call the USA home. We should all be proud … Continue reading Do Some Good. Thoughts On Ben Franklin And The 4th of July.
Solstice has come and gone. For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere it is officially summer. Yay! Let the good times roll! For my friends Down Under, the days will be gradually getting longer and warmer for you. Either way, we are half way through 2018 and 2019 is inching its way towards us. How’s your year going? Do you feel on fire? Have … Continue reading Summer Life Goal Review
I am home from my trip to Greece! I know this post is a tad late. When I got back home I had some computer issues and my trusty lap top has been in the hands of the Geek Squad for the past several days. Hopefully, I can now get back to my Monday morning post schedule. What an amazing time I had. Those of … Continue reading Greek Vacation. I am home!
Hi everyone! I know that I am several days late on my post but the reason is because I am traveling. Yay:) I arrived in Greece yesterday and spent the day wandering around Athens experiencing the sites and sounds. Today will feature the Acropolis and Cape Sounion. I am so excited to see first hand the history that shaped Western civilization. I will begin posting … Continue reading On The Road
Good morning and happy Monday! Today is Memorial Day here in the USA. Along with paying tribute to those who have given their lives in service to this country, it is also the unofficial beginning of summer. Solstice may not be until June but In my hometown of Greeley, schools are out, barbecues are being fired up, cars are heading to the mountains, and outdoor … Continue reading Simple Ways to Enjoy Summer
Happy Monday! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. To my readers who are moms, I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day filled with laughter and love. You deserve all the pampering and gifts you hopefully received. 🙂 Most of my readers are of a certain age. Because of this, I know that many of you are beginning to experience holidays and special … Continue reading Celebrating Our Mothers (Even If Your Mom Has Passed Away.)
Whoever originally came up with the saying ” One step at a time.” was as wise as Socrates in my opinion. This saying has helped me immensely over the years. This weekend I went hiking west of Ft. Collins. There is a trail in the foothills called Towers road in a beautiful area called Horsetooth Open Space. Trail runners, hikers, and mountain bikers … Continue reading Hiking One Step At A Time
This was a weekend I did not want to end. What started out as a somewhat questionable morning with a low energy level and burn out from the previous week, quickly turned into the perfect weekend that I needed. Getting out of bed Saturday morning instead of sleeping in turned out to be a good decision. My alarm went off at 6:00 am. Even … Continue reading The Power of Just Getting Out of Bed and Summer Fitness Goals.
There are some simple pleasures in my life that while on the surface seem very mundane give me great joy. One of these things is a cup of coffee. I can not remember time when coffee was not a part of my life. The sweet nectar of the gods, is a part of my earliest memories.The sound of the coffee pot, the aroma drifting through … Continue reading For the Love of Coffee
April 16th is here again and I now find myself half way between 50 and 60 years of age. It is both exciting and surreal. I often find myself contemplating my life and it’s eventual end this time of year. This post is not meant to be too deep or depressing. It is meant to inspire us all to enjoy the wild, crazy, unpredictable ride … Continue reading 55 Years Old! Some Birthday Thoughts.