Living In The Present

Last year, I had a health scare. I am grateful to be doing okay today, but it made me stop and take stock of my life. I realized that I spent so much time worrying about little things – things that in the long run are not important. I decided that this year I would … Continue Reading

Exercise for an Older Generation

I love taking Madison for daily walks in the beautiful Southern California weather.  There is nothing better than getting fresh air, enjoying the sunshine and best of all, getting some exercise.  I love counting all the steps I’ve walked! I know how important it is to move my body and I also know it is … Continue Reading

Staying Cool!

With record temperatures across the northwest, crazy humidity in Los Angeles, and my travels through Tunisia, I had to explore and get creative on ways to stay cool. Here’s a few of my favorites that I use both at home and traveling. CHOOSE COTTON There’s definitely a reason this is a slogan. By far this … Continue Reading

The Dog Days of Summer?

Have you ever wondered where that expression came from? And no, this isn’t a post about Madison, although I will do that soon. As the weather’s really been heating up, I happened to have heard that expression two times in the last few days. Didn’t you just picture it is just so hot that dogs … Continue Reading

Let’s take the kids to the amusement park!

Having grown up in Los Angeles, I was very fortunate to have places like Disneyland and Knott’s Berry Farm right in my backyard. The most fun for me was experiencing these places through the very young eyes of Tori and Randy. Their wonder and excitement at visiting these places are memories I’ll cherish forever. With … Continue Reading

Welcoming Summer!

With the first day of summer a week away, I always like to brighten things up around the house as a way of welcoming the season’s change. Depending on your specific weather situation, this is a fun thing to do for all seasons. Summer is an especially fun one because it you get to be … Continue Reading