Downing margaritas on the beach for a week has never been my favourite way to spend a vacation. My whale-belly-white skin could never tolerate it. Besides, I prefer adventures off the beaten path, usually out of range of any wi-fi or data service.
My most recent off-grid adventure took me inside an active volcano for some much-needed energy and inspiration. Continue reading “Finding inspiration inside a Hawaiian volcano”
I have a love of antiques. I also love holding onto things that I have no space to keep. So the combination of those two things once led to me being a massive hoarder. Continue reading “One way to quit hoarding without losing nostalgic memories”
I’ve taken a few close-up photos in the Relaxation Centre, highlighting some of the textures and details. Continue reading “Textures and details from the Relaxation Centre”
I have embraced electronic communications since I was really young. Staying connected is just one of those things that makes the world more interesting. In 1995, twenty years before Facebook, I had a pager connected to my email so that I could get “instant messages” including email and news updates anywhere. Yes, a pager. But in those days, we were willing to look ridiculous to stay connected! Continue reading “Here’s what happened when I went a week without social media”
(There’s a high probability that the universe doesn’t really work the way this picture says.)
This time of year, a lot of “Holiday Stress Tips” articles come across my desk. They’re pretty much all the same, you know, advice on eating well, exercise, being kind to yourself, etc. And it’s true, those things are important. But there’s another aspect of stress that those articles seem to entirely miss. Continue reading “When “Holiday Stress Tips” Backfire”