travel

Week 14: Part one of many…my favorite travel destinations

Week 14: Top three favorite destinations For this week's Travel Tuesday, I'll be sharing my top three travel destinations. Top Three? How did I narrow this down? Well I did not... Think of this little list as part of a far longer list of favorite destination ;-). Angkor Wat (Cambodia):  This was my first big trip… Continue reading Week 14: Part one of many…my favorite travel destinations

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Interviews

Paula in the Wild

The [X] in the Wild series has been a fun project to do because I get an opportunity to get to know different bloggers from all over the world. Plus I get to apply my interviewer skills. Meet Paula -- she has two blogs: her personal blog, The Geeky Shopaholic and her business blog, Paula… Continue reading Paula in the Wild

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Sarah in the Wild

This idea was itching my mind for a while. I wanted to do an interview series highlighting bloggers who do full jobs like me. I think we need to highlight there are certainly more things in life than work and blogging is a gateway to support and share hobbies and meaningful activities. To me it… Continue reading Sarah in the Wild

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Unique Blogger Award

I've been nominated for the Unique Blogger Award by Roda from Growing Self. Thank you so much for the recognition! On her blog she features her beautiful farm with ducks, chickens, horses, and goats -- while I am still working on my yard. I find her blog inspiring because she pursues and shares things in… Continue reading Unique Blogger Award

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Unleash the Flower Power!

This was in the Chihuly Garden and Glass in Seattle-- it's such a unique place!  I don't even know what I was doing in this photo. It's likely I was taking a photo from my smart phone. Thank you, husband, for taking this photo! A year ago my husband, my brother-in-law, and I went to… Continue reading Unleash the Flower Power!

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Week 13: Scandinavian, Hmong, American

Week 13: Unique Cultures Encountered To start off, I am not well-versed some of the cultures listed below these are just my observations to why I think they're unique. Scandinavian When I was in Cambodia, I met a traveler named Ida who was from Norway. The first thing I said was, "Norway?! I hear you're… Continue reading Week 13: Scandinavian, Hmong, American

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Weekly Coffee Share: Joy List

If we were having coffee, we'd discuss what are things in life that bring you joy. Why is it important to recognize things in life that meaningful and bring you joy? Because sometimes we get caught up in the noise and business of life. Sometimes we forget to think of some of the things in… Continue reading Weekly Coffee Share: Joy List

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Just Chill

Our miniature schnauzer, Teddy tends to be resistant to water unless it is in a water bowl. But from our camping trip, we went hiking around Hume Lake. It was a hot day and Teddy did not mind taking a dip in the water before completing the rest of the loop. There's nothing wrong with… Continue reading Just Chill

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Back from Sequoia/Life Audit

I'm back from Sequoia and Kings Canyon! Here are some photos taken from my smart phone. Stay tuned for photos from my Sony NEX camera! How was it? Comparing this trip to last year's trip to Zion National Park -- Zion was more glamping. Come on -- we had wi-fi in our camping ground and… Continue reading Back from Sequoia/Life Audit

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Perfectly Arranged

“It turns out that an eerie type of chaos can lurk just behind a facade of order – and yet, deep inside the chaos lurks an even eerier type of order“. - Douglas Hostadter Japan, 2007 -- wow that was 10 years ago! These lotuses sure sure look like they could be sculptures -- they're… Continue reading Perfectly Arranged

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Week 12: Hey, You!

Week 12: Happy and sad travel stories Travel Tuesday is back! I just came back from a 3-day camping trip in Sequoia. Today I am taking an extra day off to clean and get back into the swing of things before tomorrow's business trip to San Diego. I initially wanted to share both a happy… Continue reading Week 12: Hey, You!

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Weekly Coffee Share: Last one before I turn 30

If we were having coffee, it would be at home and I'd serve these life-changing donuts. On Friday, my coworker took me and few coworkers to this donut place called Donut man. I'm not a fan of glazed donuts, but these are different not too sweet. Last week, I saw Miss Sloane -- I love… Continue reading Weekly Coffee Share: Last one before I turn 30