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Washington DC: Discoveries, Insights and More

Angie Adventure, Inspiration, Lessons, Spontaneity, Travel, Washington DC 0 Comments

“Travel whenever you can, as often as you can, wherever you can.” Dear Universe, As you know, traveling invigorates me.  I’ll take any chance I can to just get up, hop in a car or jump on a plane and go.  The destination never really matters.  I know wherever I end up, I’ll explore and be inspired. So when I …

Dublin and Moher

Angie Adventure, Appreciation, Blessed, Escape, Gratitude, Ireland, Journey, Luck, Memories, Moments, Open Mind, Opportunity, Peace, Road Trip, Spontaneity, Travel, Vacation, Wishing 0 Comments

“Travel doesn’t become an adventure until you leave yourself behind.” ~Marty Rubin Dear Universe, I have long dreamed of traveling to Ireland.  And when the plan was made, everyone told me the same thing. I would love Ireland.  The Irish people would greet us with open arms.  Ireland is beautiful. And from the moment we arrived at the airport, I …

The Power of a Hug

Angie Appreciation, Breathe, Fun, Happiness, Healing, Insight, Inspiration, Nature, Providence, Spontaneity, Spring, Universe 0 Comments

   Roger Williams Park Temple of Music “The earth has music for those who listen.” ~George Santayana Dear Universe, After what has felt like the longest winter in the history of my life, it is so rejuvenating to see the weather finally changing. Feeling afternoon sunshine, seeing more people outside, smelling the fresh spring air and hearing birds chirping are …

Life’s a Ball

Angie Florida, Fun, Joie de Vivre, Journey, Joy, Laughing, New York City, Open Mind, Peace, Recharge, Road Trip, Roll With It, Spontaneity, Spring, Travel 0 Comments

“In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.” ~Gordon B. Hinckley Dear Universe, Sometimes you have to take the time to remind yourself that life’s a ball. For these last several weekends I’ve been experiencing just that.  Specifically, life’s a baseball, bowling ball and a basketball. Let me explain. Spring break …

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 …

The Big E

Angie Adventure, Fun, Games, Happiness, Joie de Vivre, Journey, Laughing, Lessons, Life, Magic, Massachusetts, Moments, Positive, Spontaneity 0 Comments

  “We didn’t realize we were making memories. We were just having fun.” Dear Universe, I am a kid at heart. When it comes to playing games?  I’m ready.  Sugary treats reminiscent of my childhood?  I’m all for it.  Being silly whenever possible?  I mastered that a while ago.  🙂 So when it was suggested that I take a road …

Island Exploration

Angie Adventure, Balance, Escape, Fun, Gratitude, Journey, Martha's Vineyard, Peace, Relaxation, Spontaneity, Spring, Travel, Writing 0 Comments

“Come without a map. Explore… and draw your own map.”  ~Stephen King Dear Universe, On Sunday I had the chance to do a little island exploring. Into the car I went with two fellow writers, each of us bringing cameras and an open mind. As we drove through the windy roads we took in the beautiful Vineyard landscapes—lush green fields, …

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 …