Category Archives: Travel

My Embarrassing Day in Seville

Every once in a while we need to have a good laugh.  Take ourselves a little less seriously. You know those moments where you’d crawl under the nearest rock if you could?  Well, in the spirit of a good laugh, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Brighter Side! 5 Highlights from the Past Year

It’s hard for me to believe it was a year ago that I published my first blog post.  When I hit the “publish” button for In the Moment, The Brighter Side of Life was born.  To be honest, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Another 25 Inspiring Quotes

Awhile back I posted 25 Inspiring Quotes.  But… it’s impossible to leave it at 25.  I’ve been inspired by many more quotes lately, so here is another set.  I hope some of these move you as they have me.  And… maybe … Continue reading

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Rekindle Your Childlike Wonder

Remember when you were a child, when using your imagination was a natural state of being?  When each day was filled with possibility? You could be a princess in a castle one moment, slay a dragon (princesses are brilliant, beautiful … Continue reading

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The Small Stuff Challenge (part 2)

In my last post I presented a challenge: to notice and celebrate the “small” stuff in life.  That could be anything – a gorgeous sky, the carefree laughter of a child or the opportunity to lend a helping hand.   Sometimes the smallest things … Continue reading

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The Best Day (part 2)

“Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” ~ Joshua J. Marine In my last post I wrote about an intense personal challenge: backpacking the West Coast Trail (WCT).  Here’s the continuation. Below is a pic … Continue reading

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The Best Day (part 1)

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.” ~ Aaron Rose You know those rare, special moments when all seems right with the world?  When you feel absolute, pure happiness? In the past I’ve encountered such wonderful, unexpected moments … Continue reading

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