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5 Things I learned at CoffeeCon L.A. 2018

My hands are still shaking from sampling too much coffee today. This comes on the heels of going cold turkey on coffee right after Christmas. So, no surprise on the shaking hands. What’s CoffeeCon? About 25-30 artisan coffee roaster…

California Exploring Palm Springs

Snow in the mountains

After the storms I woke up this morning with this view: snow on top of the mountains. What a great view to wake up to – especially as I have been struggling through the flu for the past 5…

Exploring The World

Best of 2017

2017 wasn’t unkind to me. I had quite a few (mini) adventures and loved most of the year. Trying to pick a few “bests” and “favorites” wasn’t quite as easy as I expected. But here it goes: Best unplanned…


100 Days of Happiness – Day 27

How the time passes by. The first month of the year is nearly over. And I have been pretty bad about journaling my 100 Days of Happiness. But you both should be happy to know that I have been…


100 Days of Happiness!

Every January when we make all these well-intended New Year’s Resolutions, we add stress to our already busy lives. We tell ourselves we are not fit enough, skinny enough, healthy enough and start programs that most people abandon within…


8 things I learned about wine this week

I do like wine. Nearly as much as running. But to be quite honest I don’t know much about wine. I know when I drink wine whether I like a particular wine or not. And I do like rosé,…