Smiles are Contagious-GratiTuesday Guest Post

Hello everyone, Welcome to GratiTuesday. I am grateful to Janis at Retirementally Challenged for inviting me to write a guest post for her blog. Please join me this week at and see how powerful the gift of a smile is and how this simple act of kindness can change a persons life. Smiles are contagious; … Continue reading Smiles are Contagious-GratiTuesday Guest Post

Mourning Pages

Coffee made, bird feeders filled. The sound of Mourning Doves cooing fills the air. Steel grey skies obscure the sun, the flowers of my bougainvillea flutter in the soft breeze. This morning, I am spending time sitting outside quietly reflecting and remembering my friend, Rick. Rick, his wife Jessie, and their two daughters, Chelsi and … Continue reading Mourning Pages

Solo Adventure

Recently, I took my first solo bike ride along the scenic California coastline between Pacific Grove and Pebble Beach. 17-Mile Drive with its breathtaking vistas and iconic landmarks hugs the rocky shoreline as it winds through awe-inspiring forests, golf courses, and multimillion-dollar homes. Focusing mostly on the dramatic coastal views, I enjoyed playing tourist, stopping … Continue reading Solo Adventure