Weekend in Seattle

In my personal life, I love and value exploring a new city, getting away for the weekend or traveling to another country. The hubby and I have so many places we want to visit around the world, but also have a desire to explore various cities and states within the U.S.  Our travel plans are … Continue reading Weekend in Seattle

My broken smile

As a kid, it was brought up to my attention that I never smiled when I took pictures. I honestly never thought much of it, and I didn't quite care.  As I grew older, I began to notice my smile.  I observed pictures that I took with friends and family and noticed how everyone showed … Continue reading My broken smile

Big Sister

I can still remember the day when I came home from school and my toddler brother had torn a few pages from my Italian dictionary.  I was a senior in college.  I don't recall if I was upset, but I knew that he didn't know any better, and quite frankly, it was a new experience … Continue reading Big Sister

Today I got to fly

Ever since I can remember, I've always had dreams of flying. There is something about being in the air carefree and having a vantage point from up in the sky that I find stimulating. I love seeing things from high and up above.  In reality, I am afraid of heights. As soon as I look … Continue reading Today I got to fly

Almost 40 – living life to the fullest, no regrets (12 months of harmony and adventure)

Today I turned 39 years old. I am one of the youngest from my circle of friends, many of them have already or recently turned 40.  It seems to be a big deal- such a grand mile stone.  The outlook for turning 40 seems very intriguing to me.  What is it about this age? Is … Continue reading Almost 40 – living life to the fullest, no regrets (12 months of harmony and adventure)