01 December 2013 ~ 2 Comments

Seven Things I Give Thanks For on Thanksgiving (and Most Days!)

I think it is great that the US has one day dedicated purely to giving thanks. It has in recent years evolved into an overindulging food and shopping frenzy, but nonetheless, families and friends the country over come together, and in one way or another, share what they are thankful for. I have gotten in the habit of reviewing all that I am grateful for on most days internally. While the list is ever growing, it seems to revolve around Read more…

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06 October 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Inspiration For The Week: 7/10/13 Become Truly Accomplished By Doing What YOU Love

“You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.” — Maya Angelou     What do you truly love doing? What are you so passionate about that you would spring out of bed every single day happy and ready to take on the world?  NOW, WHAT IS STOPPING YOU FROM FOLLOWING YOUR Read more…

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16 June 2013 ~ 1 Comment

Inspiration For The Week: 17/06/13 An Endlessly Changing Horizon

  “Make a radical change in your lifestyle and begin to boldly do things which you may previously never have thought of doing, or been too hesitant to attempt….The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun. If you want Read more…

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11 June 2013 ~ 10 Comments

I’M MOVING TO BALI: and A Bit About My Gypsy Soul

This week a friend of mine, actually a social media friend that I’ve never met before, who reads me like a book, (and I am sure we would be instafriends) posted this all too true photo for me as if she read my mind and my heart…   It’s true, I have a gypsy soul and it’s never been more clear to me. Most people believe that it’s the luck of the draw and I scored big being able to Read more…

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10 December 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Inspiration For The Week: 10/12/12

  “You will accept nothing less than passion, and perfection, and a life worthy of being storied.”       I think this might just be a new mantra for me. Why shouldn’t we not only expect, but create a life full of the things we are passionate about and one we are proud to share with our children and grandchildren?   PS You’ll want to check out our NEW The Black Dragonfly Facebook page for all things sailing San Read more…

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03 May 2012 ~ 4 Comments

Travel Romances: The Good, The Bad, and The Completely Heart Wrenchingly Different!

Ahh the BUTTERFLIES, the warm and fuzzy feelings, the flirting, the sense of urgency, the nautiness, the speed at which things move, THE PASSION, the seduction, the heart set a flutter… We’ve all been there before, a travel romance, a holiday fling, call it what you like, but its fast and powerful. It sweeps in, melts your heart, makes you smile, and steals all your otherwise sensible reason. Deep down you both know that its temporary, so why not throw caution to Read more…

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01 January 2012 ~ 2 Comments

Inspiration For The NEW YEAR 2012: This Is YOUR LIFE!

THIS IS YOUR LIFE! DO WHAT YOU LOVE AND DO IT OFTEN.  IF YOU DON’T LIKE SOMETHING, CHANGE IT. IF YOU DON’T LIKE YOUR JOB, QUIT. IF YOU DON’T HAVE ENOUGH TIME, STOP WATCHING TV. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE, STOP. THEY WILL BE WAITING FOR YOU WHEN YOU START DOING THINGS YOU LOVE.   STOP OVER ANALYSING, LIFE IS SIMPLE. ALL EMOTIONS ARE BEAUTIFUL…   WHEN YOU EAT, ENJOY EVERY LAST BITE. OPEN YOUR Read more…

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04 November 2011 ~ 1 Comment

The Journey List Updated: With a Bit of South America

My Journey List was originally posted back at the start of May 2011. Just 6 months later, I have begun to work my way through, and have found myself adding new adventures to undertake! (You can find all the updates in red!) It looks like quite a few will be ticked off over the next few months, so stay tuned! I’ve included the original content behind the Journey List concept from the previous post in case you missed out… Do you Read more…

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