Countdown Begins

We have entered the countdown stage. Three weeks until the husband starts a month of mostly vacation time which mostly will consist of packing, sorting, donating, then terminal leave kicks in. Then retirement commences. Still no idea where we will be moving to or when but it will be before Oct. I remain forever flexible … Continue reading Countdown Begins

Roadtripping

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

On A Positive Note

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

Japanese Friendship Garden

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

2021 Begins

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

Spiritual Pathwork

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

Changes Again

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