My Top 20 for 2020

My Top 20 for 2020.

  1. Do more things that matter not for money, but because they matter.
  2. Share smiles so genuinely that others can’t help but smile back.
  3. Hug tighter.
  4. Allow time each day to bask in gratitude.
  5. Create more. Paint more. Write more.
  6. Read more.
  7. Love myself more.
  8. Encourage others to love themselves more.
  9. Spend more time with those I love.
  10. Live each day as if it is the legacy I am leaving for my grandchildren.
  11. Embrace the wrinkles I’ve earned from a life of smiles and laughter.
  12. Treasure the tears of loss that wouldn’t happen if I hadn’t loved.
  13. Show respect for my body by eating better and moving more.
  14. Show respect for the earth by using less plastic and creating less trash.
  15. Respect myself enough to not accept disrespectful actions of others.
  16. Do not apologize for asking probing questions.
  17. Do not apologize for being a strong-willed woman.
  18. Speak kind words.
  19. Listen with an open mind and open heart.
  20. Cherish all the moments.

Happy New Year!

Cheers & Hugs,

Discover – One Little Word Wednesday

unmapped territory

Source: infinitesmiles

It just came to me!  Without even realizing I was searching for it…  My “One Little Word” for 2015…


My focus this year is going to be to DISCOVER…

Discover the unmapped territory within me,

Discover things in life I have feared or not considered,

Discover beauty in the small stuff,

Discover my strengths, and accept my weaknesses,

Discover the world around me!

This journey of beginning my blog about seven months ago has been such a great Discovery for me.  It has enlightened me in so many ways to discover things about myself and to discover new people and places and things.

It hit me last night after having my BFF, Jill, over for dinner and a visit and receiving this awesome gift from her…

LIB Camera Strap

Is this awesome or what?!?!  A new personalized PhatStraps Camera Strap with my blog name on it!!!!!!

It makes me feel sooooo official!  🙂

I squealed!  I hugged!  I love it!!  Thank you Jill!  I love you!

I am so fortunate to have the support of my friends and family in this journey of self-discovery, and I love discovering new things every day in this journey of life.

Thanks for sharing it with me here…. at life in between.

Cheers & Hugs,