Peace, generosity & love ~

Spreading peace, generosity and love ~ today and always. Today marks the beginning of the month-long Ramadan, the greatest religious observance for Muslims. Today is also a great day to send shout outs to those who are traveling for summer: Safe travels, happy landings and have FUN! Wishing everyone who observes a peaceful, comfortable Ramadan […]

Make everyday GREAT, really!

Everyday is precious and only 24 hours long.  Our lives are precious and finite…make everyday GREAT! Say hello ~ make new friends. Celebrate milestones, big and small. Be grateful. Spend time with people ~ laugh, learn, listen and love. Explore the world. Smile. Everyday IS great! Make every hour the happiest hour! Have FUN everyday! […]

Anniversary celebration begins ~ it’ll last all weekend!

To celebrate summer and our 29th wedding anniversary, Mark and I are checkin’ into a fancy hotel for some R&R. We are grateful and joyful. What a grand adventure this has been! We will reflect on the past and plan for our future. How are you celebrating this weekend? Aloha, Denise

New to AD? Here are some tips:

Embrace the weather. The bus is a GREAT way to get around. Taxis are too but not as fun. Weigh your fruits and veggies before leaving the produce area. They don’t weigh at the check out counter. All the trolleys (aka shopping carts) roll crookedly. Just live with it. Say “thank you” in as many languages as […]

Another daughter, a great weekend, almost summer and saying “good-bye”

My eldest daughter is here! Yay! She completed her second year of college and is lovelier than ever! My youngest daughter and I had a fun time in London over the weekend: we toured, ate, and saw the One Direction concert. There are only eight more days of school left for this year….yay! Our “summer […]