Happy Mother’s Day

My Beautiful Mom

All that I am and all that I desire in my life comes from the passion, love, humor, and dedication that I experienced from my mother. She taught me how to laugh, have fun, enjoy life, dream big, and show compassion for everyone that I love. Happy Mother’s Day to the most beautiful person I know, inside and out.

I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine – she helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights.  ~Terri Guillemets

These are a few of the reasons why I love my mother… Continue reading

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No More Excuses: November 25th Comes Early

November 25th!Fiji Tourism

Depending on which way I look at it, it’s extremely close or extremely far way.

I leave for Fiji in 32 days! Fiji is a dream location; blessed with 333 magnificent islands, some inhabited, most not, Fiji is a tropical paradise.  White sandy beaches, swaying coconut trees, pristine oceanfront, and a range of things to do and see that appeal to every  traveler… I can visualize it now. Why is time standing still? Continue reading

Introducing Athena Ceilidh Carter

My daughter, the light of my life, my pride and joy, Athena Ceilidh Carter, was born on April 2, 2012. She came into this world with a joy that surpasses anything else in life. Her tiny coos and infectious smile warm my heart and soul. I could spend hours watching her sleep, move, or look at me.

Athena is the accumulation of all of my dreams. The rest of the world became a blur in the background and my family was clearly in focus. She was more important than a lifetime of bucket list adventures. My life had a new meaning. I was a mother! Continue reading