Celebrating Simple Pleasures

My life is filled with joy moments and I share a lot of them here, on our retirement lifestyle blog. Joy moments don't have to be celebrations of monumental accomplishments, goals attained or milestones in life, they can be simple and ordinary, like the beauty of a sunset, a child's laughter, a fragrance that evokes …

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Fall In Florida – October Recap

Sometimes writing a monthly recap reminds me that I have drifted off course, and sometimes it reassures me that all is well with my life plan. I don't consciously set out to tick things off a list, or measure my life according to accomplishments and shortcomings, but I do have a tried and true blueprint …

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Finding Your Zen

Hi everyone, I have reluctantly abandoned Terri's fabulous Photo Challenge this week for an opportunity to Guest Post on Right of the Middle by Min. Her blog is about finding balance within the mind, body and spirit, which is a subject I feel passionate about. Min is a very accomplished lady who has many talents …

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Pink Is Not My Favorite Color

If you read my post titled What's Your Favorite Color, you already know that my favorite color is not pink. But, this week I was challenged to 'think pink' so here goes. People who like pink are generally kind, sensitive, friendly and carefree. They have a warmth and softness that draws you in and keeps …

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Leading Lines

This post was originally composed for a photo challenge hosted by Terri Webster Schrandt at Second Wind Leisure and has been updated for participation in a current challenge of the same subject matter at Travels and Trifles. As an amateur photographer, this challenge speaks to me and my mind naturally goes to architecture and nature. …

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