What The World Needs Now….

I think just about everyone in these United States, who is also on Facebook, has been bombarded the last two weeks by amateur political commentary. So is this post about the leadership the world needs now? No. And the rest … Continue reading

Oh, I Love You, Summer

“What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. ― A.A. Milne I am a big believer in living in the moment, appreciating what is front of you RIGHT NOW. What is front of you right … Continue reading

Diary of a Happy Wine Woman – Part 1

I am a little behind on my daily post because I spent my weekend in Wine Country… yes, the legendary Napa Valley, CA. And now I am in Jacksonville, FL- but more on that later. Back to the wine. The … Continue reading

Thai Spicy Deep Fried Fish Salad

Get your salad and deep fried yums on for Yum Pla Tod- Spicy Deep Fried Fish Salad. Recipe #2 from the Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts or Sitca. This was actually my favorite recipe of the four that we … Continue reading

I ♥ Hermosa

If you had met me four years ago- you probably never would have thought such a statement would have been uttered from these lips…. I love Hermosa. My first impression of Hermosa Beach, CA… “Wow, I am back to the … Continue reading

The Secret Garden

The first time I read  The Secret Garden by Francis Hodgson Burnett, I was in elementary school. I was a voracious reader, mainly sticking to the likes of The Babysitter’s Club or Sweet Valley High (Sweet Valley Twins I also … Continue reading

Solo Flight

I don’t want to lead you astray by making you believe I am some sort of Amelia Earhart or something. No, I don’t have my pilot’s license… although, maybe that should be my next certification? I mean, why not…? Ha … Continue reading