• Suspended Coffee ~ Let’s Do It!

    The idea, begun in Naples, Italy, and called “Suspended Coffee” is where  a customer pays for a coffee and “banks” it for someone less fortunate who could really use a jolt of caffeine and good will. This idea has become…

  • Tiny Beautiful Things

    After reading Tiny Beautiful Things, Advice on love and life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed, I immediately logged it in my mind as one of my favourite books of all time. This is surprising to me because I don’t…

  • Disconnected and Out of Balance

    Sitting down to write a post today I feel torn. Should I write about a recent frivolous clothes shopping excursion? Or, should I write about the imbalance in the media. Both subjects are irritants for me right now. You’re probably…

  • Love Language

    There are moments in life when we feel a connection so deep words can hardly describe it. But how do we know that it’s real? This is the story of a boy who meets a girl and falls in love.…

  • Heels Firmly Dug In

    “Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!” —White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland “It’s a strange thing, but when you are dreading something, and would give anything to slow down time, it has a disobliging habit of speeding…

  • The Dream

    I once had a dream that changed the way I thought about death from that point on. In my dream I was walking down a street with my friend, Tracy. We were shopping, looking through store windows and talking and…

  • How Do You Like Me So Far?

    Don’t answer that. For some reason it is painfully important what people think of me. Not only is it important to me but I worry about it. I don’t know why that is, but it is. It always has been.…

  • To This Day

    I wrote a post featuring Shane Koyczan, spoken word poet, writer and music man, 2 years ago titled We Are More. That poem inspired a myriad of feelings the first time I heard him perform it and it does again…

  • Happy Birthday Tracy!!

    “A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.” – William Shakespeare (smart guy that Bill!) What a great year this will…

  • Black Heart, Red Heart or Meh…

    It’s almost that time of year again so I did a search on Google for the following: People who hate Valentines Day – 93,600,000 pages People who love Valentines Day – 988,000,000 pages People who don’t care about Valentines Day…

  • Inspired by Lungleavin Day

    Inspiration is all around us. I am often inspired by words artfully strung together, by music and colours and fresh air, or when I stop and look around at nature in all its beauty and truth, and again when I…

  • Is Fifty Really Nifty?

    Ok, this whole aging thing…I’m not sure I like it. I get that we all have to go through it because the alternative is, well, dying and I definitely do not want to do that for a very long time.…

  • The Sun Also Sets in Key West

    “Key West – Where The Weird Go Pro” – Written on a t-shirt displayed in the window of one of Key West’s many, many tacky t-shirt shops. The best humour is always born from truth and that particular t-shirt summed…

  • Happy New Year!

    It’s a new day, it’s a new year. Time to look forward to the possibilities. Just before we do though, let’s have a quick look back at a few amazing moments in 2012 caught in photos. This stunning view of…

  • Svaha S.S ~ A Story of Tomorrow

    A visually beautiful and inspiring video of a “journey” ending with two poignant questions: “Is it possible to be happy with this life?” and “Did you enjoy your story?”  

  • Svaha Spirit Series ~ Momentos

    This is a Portuguese short-film written and directed by Nuno Rocha for LG Portugal. The concept, “Life’s good” was the main purpose of this work. For a moment, stop everything you are doing and feel how good LIFE is…  

  • Christmas Spending – Ho Ho Holy Sh*t

    The count down has begun. We are weeks/days away from that gluttonous time of year that we in the 1st world call “Christmas”. There is debt to be accumulated, empty calories to scoff and guilt over and a wide swath…

  • Svaha Spirit Sunday ~ Never Give Up!

    Determination. Will power. This guy has it in spades. I feel inspired enough to go for a long run. Ha ha ha ha! No, really, I might. Happy Sunday everyone!

  • I Wish You Enough

    “I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright. I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more. I wish you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive. I wish you enough pain so that the smallest joys…

  • The Right to Bare Breasts – Not Arms!

    Ahhh Florida. We’re back indulging in your warm salt water breezes, dodging pelican poop and trying not to step on your geckos.  We have settled in nicely now starting each day by taking turns with sections of the local paper…