Talking Dirty

Angie Abundance, Affirmations, Appreciation, Awareness, Beach, Blessings, Mantras, Outlook, Positive, Words, Writing 0 Comments

“Positive anything is better than negative nothing.” Dear Universe, A few months ago I was sitting on the beach and a woman happened to walk by me. She was smiling, laughing and that’s when I heard her say this to her friend: “I’m not complaining. I like being alive too much.” I practically fell off my beach chair. What an …

Sand and Sandcastles: The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

Angie Beach, Beginnings, Believe, Dreams, Faith, Insight, Inspiration, Lessons, Manifesting, Mindful, Patience, Trust, Try 0 Comments

“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” ~Vincent van Gogh Dear Universe, Yesterday I arrived at the beach nice and early, which is one of my favorite things to do. It turned out I wasn’t the only one who likes to beat the crowds. There on the beach was an older gentleman putting the final touches on a …

Be a Buoy

Angie Anchor, Balance, Beach, Fun, Health, Insight, Inspiration, Intentions, Joie de Vivre, Journey, Lessons, Letting Go, Life, Martha's Vineyard, Peace, Positive, Relaxation, Roll With It, Soul, Symbols 0 Comments

“A buoy is a floating device that can have many purposes. It can be anchored (stationary) or allowed to drift with the sea wave.” Dear Universe, During my time on the island, I have been making a point to see the water at least once a day.  I’m just so close to it, and love the water so much, that …

Sayonara Summer

Angie Beach, Family, Friends, Fun, Going Out, Gratitude, Happiness, Moments, Peace, Relaxation, Spontaneity, Summer, Traditions 0 Comments

“One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.” ~Henry David Thoreau Dear Universe, It’s hard to believe summer is coming to an end. But it’s true!  The proof is all around me!  The sun is setting earlier.  The temperature is dipping lower and lower at night.  And yesterday I saw parents moving their kids …

Daylight Savings, Saving Me

Angie Beach, Changes, Happiness, Light, Spring, Travel 0 Comments

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” ~ Leo Tolstoy Dear Universe, Though the months are breezing by, at the same time it has felt like a long winter. Dark evenings and darker days, power outages and less outings, snowstorms and snowmen—it sometimes seems endless. But! Spring is coming.  I don’t just know this because the calendar promises it.  I …

Even Better Than the Real Thing

Angie Beach, California, Fun, Santa Monica, Travel 0 Comments

Dear Universe, There have been times in my life when I picture what something or someplace will be like, but when I actually see the real thing, it lets me down. I’m happy to report Santa Monica was not one of those instances.  It was a stunningly sunny day with not a drop of white in the sky when my …