Cigar Bar

Angie Adventure, Balance, Be Still, Cigars, Going Out, Joie de Vivre, Journey, Keep Calm, Lessons, Life, New Hampshire, Pampering, Peace, Relaxation, Road Trip, Spontaneity, Worries 0 Comments

   “Maybe it’s like becoming one with the cigar. You lose yourself in it; everything fades away: your worries, your problems, your thoughts. They fade into the smoke, and the cigar and you are at peace.” ~Raul Julia Dear Universe, I’m a crier. I cry over sentimental cards, sappy commercials, unexpected compliments or a well-timed joke.  I cry when I …

Near or Far: Go, See and Do

Angie Adventure, Appreciation, Breathe, Escape, Fun, Going Out, Gratitude, Inspiration, Joie de Vivre, Journey, Joy, Martha's Vineyard, Open Mind, Opportunity, Roll With It, Spontaneity, Travel, Writing 0 Comments

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” ~Terry Pratchett Dear Universe, It’s been a couple of busy weeks. It …

Paint Nite

Angie Balance, Birthday, Entertainment, Friends, Fun, Going Out, Inspiration, Joie de Vivre, Painting, Party, Passion 0 Comments

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” ~Vincent van Gogh “Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.” ~Pablo Picasso Dear Universe, I’m no Picasso. So when one of my best gals suggested a girls’ night of painting for my birthday (the motto “Paint …

Bublé Bubble

Angie Appreciation, Boston, Entertainment, Fun, Going Out, Gratitude, Inspiration, Love, Music 0 Comments

“It’s a beautiful day, the sun is up, the music’s playing And even if it started raining You won’t hear this boy complaining…”  ~Michael Bublé Dear Universe, It’s official.  I’m in a Bublé Bubble. This past Friday I got the opportunity to see Michael Bublé perform.  I have always been a fan of his—really who isn’t a fan of Bublé’s ballads—and …

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 …

Departure

Angie Appreciation, Balance, Entertainment, Fun, Going Out, Gratitude, Home, Joie de Vivre, Journey, London, Memories, Moments, Shows, Signs, Summer, Travel 0 Comments

“Everybody has to leave, everybody has to leave their home and come back so they can love it again for all new reasons.” ~Donald Miller Dear Universe, It’s hard to believe a month has gone by and I’ll be returning home later today. When I booked this trip I wondered if a month would be too long.  There were moments …

Days of Our Lives

Angie Dating, Fun, Going Out, Insight, London, Love, Romance 0 Comments

Dear Universe, I’m a fan of soap operas and I am not ashamed to admit it (on my anonymous blog!)  Ever since I was a child, I grew up knowing how many Emmy’s Susan Lucci was nominated for (21) and I was watching that fateful moment when she finally won in 1999 for her role as the unforgettable Erika Kane …