My Favorite Summer Read of the Season!

Since I’m not able or willing to risk traveling right now I’m reading “Stories” It was written by Alvaro Rojas “From my travels to every country in the world.” . . . On Dec 6th he became the youngest Spaniard to visit every country. He was inspired by a headline he saw in the paper […]

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“You are So Lucky”

If I had a dime for every time I heard “You are so Lucky”  “You Win Everything” , I wouldn’t have to work so hard to enter or win contests.  I still consider sweepstakes a hobby that I love to work at to win. What do I like to win?  I mainly enter to win […]

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Life’s U-Turn – Finding My New Norm during Covid-19

This year moving to New Smyrna Beach, my life hasn’t quite turned out the way I planned, but I’m “Slowly” adapting to my new norm.   Only one problem, I haven’t figured out what my new norm is yet or what I want to do? With these uncertain times I think everyone is trying to find […]

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New Normal – Quarantine – Masks

While in quarantine I had plans of getting a lot of things done on my to do list, so when we get back to normal life I can do more of the things I love.  Having time now is not an issue since I’m mostly confined to home, but I have only managed to accomplish […]

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People are like Sea Shells on the Beach

Walking on the beach this morning and looking at the collection of sea shells I realized a similarity between humans & sea shells.  How could I compare people to sea shells?  Just like people sea shells come in different sizes, shapes, colors and all have a story to tell.  Some of the sea shells are […]

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Finding Peace in a Chaotic World

Usually I like to write about my travels, but since the world is being confined to their homes I will now have to resort to other subjects.   For those of you who don’t know me I downsized and moved to a condo across from the beach in New Smyrna, Florida.  As lock down is inevitable […]

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Regretfully – Cancelling Bucket List Trip

Regretfully, we had to cancel our upcoming bucket list trip to Vietnam/Cambodia. A few of the trip highlights were going to be spending the night on a junk boat in Halong Bay,  visiting Ankgor Wat, the Killing Fields Museum, and cruising down the Mekong river on Amawaterways.  Watching the Coronavirus outbreaks and quarantines over the […]

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Afraid to Travel – Nah

Planning a trip is exciting!   Researching about the area you plan to visit, actually picking a place, then booking it.   We booked a trip over a year ago to Cambodia and Vietnam.  A bucket list trip. We thought we had everything planned.  Typhoid shots, Hep A & Hep B series shots, I even did the […]

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60th Birthday- Bucket list- Skydiving

Celebrating my 60th Birthday I needed to do something different besides having a cake that looks like its on fire from all the candles, so I chose Sky diving.   For me it’s a little hard to get an adrenaline rush after riding roller coasters, drag racing, Richard Petty driving experience and zip lining over the […]

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Flat-Apartment living versus house

On a recent visit to Madrid, Spain as we were flying over the city looking down we noticed these bright colored buildings were dominating the city of Madrid.  Asking the local folks,  we discovered about about 65% of Spain’s population live in Flats, or what we in the USA call apartments.  Why?  Spaniards love to […]

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