Happiness to you in 2014!


What's on your bucket list for 2014? … [Read more...]

Paris: Now that’s a dinner party!

at the Eiffel Tower

The most unique feature of Jim's Parisian life is the fact that he has held an open dinner party in his home every Sunday night for the past 30 years. Through my network I learned of Jim Haynes, a man who came to Paris from Louisiana some 30 years … [Read more...]

Ms. Gadget loses iPhone


Today my iPhone didn't make it back home with me. I'm pretty sure it must have fallen out when I was putting something into my bag. It had a pink label on the outside with this website address. If you are reading this you can contact me by email, or … [Read more...]

Meditation: Karma by davidji


I have been listening to davidji on Hay House Radio for a couple of years now and I really enjoy both his voice and his message. This podcast is about Karma and the choices we make. In listening you may discover what your defining moments were and … [Read more...]

Poem: Reason, Season, Lifetime

bloom grow

I wish I could say that I was the author of this lovely poem but I'm not. Seems so hard to believe that the author is unknown, truly, whoever put these words together had deep insights and a wonderful perspective about the transient nature of some … [Read more...]

Spectacular sunset


As I prepare to move I am soaking in the last bits of the essence of this wonderful Stanley Park tree house and last night’s sunset had me getting out of bed several times to take pics. I may not be a fabulous photographer but it seems to me this pic … [Read more...]

Video: Seek the light

video camera

As you watch this video think of yourself as one of these seeds slowly opening, seeking the light, unfolding like a beautiful flower. Thanks Daniel Csobot, for this beautiful photographic art! Kamera und Schnitt: Daniel … [Read more...]

Video: Malala Yousafzai, Heroine

16 year old activist

"One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world" — Malala Yousafzai, 16 year old shot by Taliban extremists Malala Yousafzai at just 16 years of age survived what most of us never face in our lifetimes — she was shot in the head. … [Read more...]

Qualicum Landing, BC


As luck would have it my recent visit to the lovely Artemis by the Sea beach vacation home at Qualicum Landing coincided with a hot spell that brought temperatures of 22- 25 degrees celcius (75 - 80 F), absolutely unheard of in the first week of May … [Read more...]

Listen hear…


Podcast Title: Welcome to the Jillian Michaels Show Total length: 47 mins. Jillian talks about how to pursue your dreams by vicariously walking into and through the fear, risks and failures of uncharted territory. Also, Janice Ungaro talks to … [Read more...]