Renewal

I’ve decided that this month October, 2017 will be my month of renewal. Shedding the old and exploring the new and reviving some of the thoughts I’ve had by putting them into practice. I’m born anew over and over again. My metamorphosis is not always complete hopefully this time I will not stay in the cocoon…

Operation Exit: Week One – 11 Sept 2016 – 17 Sept 2016

Operation Exit: Week One – 11 Sept 2016 – 17 Sept 2016 I participated in this writing project my niece Write to Bliss put together. It was called The Love Habit. She ascribed one love habit per day and one could write publicly or in one’s journal. I wanted to hold myself accountable so I decided…

My Two Month Trip to Kenya

It was supposed to be an epic trip to three different countries. I intended to visit Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. I never left Kenya. In fact I didn’t even explore all of Kenya. However, it was a fantastic trip. I rented an apartment in Diani Beach and I slowed down. I spent an inordinate about…

My Trip to Kenya – Part 3 of 3

My Trip to Kenya Part 3 Picking up where I left off from part 2. Today (8 June 2015) is the last day in Kenya for my friend and her daughter. We took a Mombassa City tour and got some shopping in. Had lunch and it was time to head to the airport to drop…

My Brief Tips – Trip to Havana, Cuba

View from across the water at the ferry port in Regla It is perfectly legal for Americans to travel to Cuba without applying for permission in advance as long as your trip falls within one of the 12 allowable reasons. If you are doing a self guided trip it may be more economical to travel…

Facing my Truths – Day 11

I spend way too much time on Facebook. Starting today I will cut time spent on Facebook by 50%. Hopefully I can catch up on my reading. There are some books I want to read again and I’ve added some new titles to my must read list. This is the first place I’ve lived where…

Facing my Truths – Day 7

Growing up I heard the phrase “what will people think?” over and over again. I have a hard time getting it out of my head. I really dislike that phrase. I have to make a conscious effort to ignore it and allow my own decisions to control my actions.  Let them think whatever the hell…

Facing my Truths – Day 6

Every single time I have not trusted my instincts I’ve lived to regret it. However, I’ve learned to live beyond regret.