The yearning to travel and see more of the world has increased as my first three "children" near adulthood. My partner Christy's two children from a previous relationship are younger than mine, which means we won't be able to hit the road together for a number of years. Still, I can't stop dreaming of something… Continue reading Have You Ever Considered #Vanlife?
Here I am posing with my little star in the walled garden at Body and Soul Music and Arts Festival, June 2019. ♥ This post was inspired by the prompt for Day 7. To participate or find out more information about #Manifest20 click here. Post your favorite photo of yourself taken during the past year.
Have you ever been afraid of something, only to have it come true? Last night I had a terrifying experience. Although I've feared being caught in this situation, when it actually happened it took me completely by surprise. It takes me roughly 90 minutes to travel to the nearest city from my house. Last night… Continue reading What does a Spirit Animal, Synchronicity and Surprise Have in Common?
One of the perks of my partner's job is that we frequently attend music festivals during the summer. Electric Picnic (EP), Ireland's largest festival, is usually a sold out event. 2019 was no exception. While listening to an EP related Spotify playlist a few weeks before the event, I discovered Sons of Kemet. I love… Continue reading Sons of Kemet: A Jazz Revolution
Did you know that giving Thai yoga massage is almost as beneficial for the practitioner as it is for the person receiving the treatment? When I signed up for a course I was pleasantly surprised to discover this. The ancient healing art has been practiced for over 2500 years. It is one of the five… Continue reading Learning the Ancient Art of Thai Yoga Massage
Last spring I fulfilled a lifelong dream of traveling to Asia for the first time. I will write another post in the future with links and travel information about my experience traveling to Thailand with a toddler and two teenagers. Today I simply want to share the joy of our trip through images. I'll never… Continue reading Memories for Life: Thailand During Songkran
It has been just over a year since Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress in the United States. She was sworn in on January 3rd 2019. Over the last year I have been continually inspired by her courage, compassion, and integrity. If she is already this formidable at age 29, I… Continue reading AOC: A Political Wonder Woman
Choose one word which you would like to embody during 2020 as a sort of theme for the year. How would you like to see this word manifest in your life? Create is my word for 2020. Over the last few months I've devoted more time to my creativity and it has brought me a… Continue reading Day One #Manifest20: Create
How would you like to manifest your dreams this coming year? Join me in a month of reflection. Throughout December I will post daily writing prompts on the #Manifest20 page accessed from my blog menu at the top of my site. The idea is to reflect about the previous year and set intentions for 2020.… Continue reading December Writing Challenge: Join #Manifest20