Do Not Make Mashed Potatoes in a Vitamix

The bay of Newport Dunes Waterfront RV Resort in Newport Beach, CA.

The view of the swimming lagoon at Newport Dunes RV Resort. My quirkiness, in all of its glory last week, shone out for the world to see.  With so many to share with you, I will list my top three quirky moments.  Some moments were created out of experimentation, some out of pure crazy luck, […]

Tree Climbing

Boy in green shirt climbing a tree.

Celebrating the adventurous side of boys and men with Photo Friday.  Throw off those flip-flops, put down your basketball and climb that tree to the highest branch.  Allow your spirit, your dare, your curiosity to change the world.  We need more men like you.


"Acadia" National Park Blue, Silver, Green, Contemporary Abstract Acrylic Painting by Jema with embedded found objects.

Have you ever been surrounded by nature that was so magnificent it was beautifully overwhelming?  We bonded with our traveling friends as we climbed a mountain hugging trail to the top of Mount Penobscot within Acadia National Park.  The sight was breathtaking with views of Maine’s cool flowing waters, deep green swaying pines, and rock […]

Calm a Busy Mind

Palm trees and beach at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach, California.

(Heisler Park in Laguna Beach, CA) I have a busy mind, one of random thoughts of unrelated bits swirling through my head daily, hourly, by the second. This morning there were so many ideas, my body woke as if it had consumed four mugs of dark roast coffee and munched some espresso beans for breakfast. […]

Huntington Beach Pier

Pier at Huntington Beach, California.

The historic Huntington Beach Pier located in Huntington Beach, California.  There is consistent surf at this location throughout the year where waves are enhanced by a natural effect caused by the edge-diffraction of open ocean swells around Catalina Island.  The surfers rode the waves until the sun dipped into the ocean as we walked to the end […]