This may be controversial but we discussed, analyzed and decided to take a road trip in April to visit family that we haven't seen much of after returning to the U.S. and then pandemic and a trip cut short last year. Starting in San Diego, we drove to Flagstaff, AZ and drove Route 66 over … Continue reading Roadtripping
A little retail therapy this week produced a string of lighted clips that are displaying my bookmarks much better than the string and tape throw together I had them on previously. I have bookmarks from most of the places we traveled to while living in Europe - and one from Japan. I will organize this … Continue reading On A Positive Note
March has been a roller coaster. Enjoyed a nice weekend earlier in the month for our 9 year wedding anniversary and were able to see some family which was lovely. And then my best friend since 1986 died from no known causes. We have to wait for toxicology to come back to determine, hopefully, what … Continue reading The Hits Keep On Coming
Went for a walk around the Japanese Friendship Garden at Balboa Park yesterday. It was my first time going through it though I have been to Balboa quite a lot over the years. I was disappointed by some and enjoyed other bits. The Bonsai tree exhibit was fantastic, the koi ponds and water features were … Continue reading Japanese Friendship Garden
Well it's almost the end of January so what has happened: My husband has submitted his final thesis and is waiting to hear on his master's degree. This will be the end of his formal education and he is so looking forward to not being in school anymore. It has been a long run, I'm … Continue reading 2021 Begins
On December 21, 2020 (Yule/Winter Solstice) I began working on a project to further my spirituality and hone in on some habits, traits and wants for 2021. Below is the first two weeks' schedule. I'm using this blog to do updates and accountability. I'm not going to be specific because it's highly personal. Week 1 … Continue reading Spiritual Pathwork
Last night I had another dream of Dad, this has happened a few times since July. I dream alternative deaths. This time he and Mom were visiting us somewhere and on a tour up a canyon. In the bus to get there he wasn't feeling well, then when we arrived and started walking up the … Continue reading Dreaming Of Dad
This year is just odd isn't it. After returning to America from living overseas for seven years, it took some months to find a job I was passionate about, be hired for and trained at but with the way Covid-19 has been spreading recently it was getting too close for comfort for me so I … Continue reading Changes Again
I have this thing, this back thing that acts up when I clean. Specifically, the bathroom. I stupidly cleaned two bathrooms within a couple of days and now my back is knotted up and not happy at all. Fun times. Nice reminder of why I usually space out the cleaning of the bathrooms.
Those of us that suffer from cold sores have a love/hate relationship with having to wear a mask. Love the concealment/hate the bacteria transfer.