Blogs from Walnut Creek, California, United States, North America


Off to the airport and headed to the Netherlands. Bags are packed and we're trying to travel light. One of us will be carrying 2 packs! Looking forward to this adventure. ... read more

North America » United States » California » Walnut Creek August 30th 2015

Our family and friends gave us a wonderful bon voyage fiesta today. So wonderful to see everyone, not to mention the margaritas and Mexican food were sublime! Thank you everyone! We'll see you soon in Sayulita, Mexico!... read more

Husband is at a convention. I''ve taken time off work, so that I have no one to take care of but me. It's been forever since I've had time to rest, to enjoy silence. The plan for today is to rest and watch movies. I start the day with restorative yoga. This is where you arrange blankets and pillows and lay on them in ways that allow gravity to stretch you gently. My freind, Libbie calls this Guided Napping, and that’s exactly what it is. The instructor tells us to breathe from our feet to the crowns of our heads. I want to ask how this is done, but no one else is raising their hands, so I go with it. My thin, attractive classmates fall into deep relaxation almost immediately. One woman is snoring within ... read more

It's finally here!!!!! Today is th day I leave for Thailand. It's hard to believe that something I have been dreaming about for the past 3 years has arrived. I barely slept last night as my mind was clouded with thoughts of pristine beaches, possible abduction scenarios, and various checks I need to make on my to-do list before my departure. Being true to my form, I have yet to pack because the thought of putting my life into a $300 65L North Face backpack gives me anxiety. Enough about that though, this time tomorrow I will be in THAILAAAAAAND! To my friends and family, I hope this blog can provide you with the pictures, stories and updates you asked for. I will miss you all dearly, I promise to be safe, I won't drink the ... read more

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