Cheltenham is an excellent base from which to explore the Cotswolds. Whether you have a day or a week set aside, rest assured that you will have plenty to do. Cheltenham is renowned for its shopping, theatre and festivals.
In May of 2017, I took a long awaited vacation to the UK to visit my sister and attend a blogging conference in London. These posts are my diary of a fantastic trip. I covered a lot of ground and I must say, came home quite exhausted and ready for another vacation. I will link … Continue reading Walk In The Steps Of Queens At Sudeley Castle
In May of 2017, I took a long awaited vacation to the UK to visit my sister and attend a blogging conference in London. These posts are my diary of a fantastic trip. I covered a lot of ground and I must say, came home quite exhausted and ready for another vacation. I will link … Continue reading A Visit To Petworth House, National Trust Staycation
Every time I thought about booking my visit to the UK, I would check the Highclere Castle site for tours. Those of you that don't know, Highclere is the filming location of the TV series, Downton Abbey. Every time I looked or was notified of a release of new dates, tickets were sold out. In … Continue reading A Day At Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle
I am starting to freak out. I have 4 more sleeps before I leave for the UK for 3 weeks. Honestly, I have been preparing for this trip for months now which is so unusual for me. What I normally do is wait till the last second, then throw my whole closet and bathroom in … Continue reading 10 Things I Always Do Before Traveling
I love finding new blogs and bloggers that are embracing life and retirement in their own way. Meet Peter and Peg of Life Unscripted. I have to admit I am a little jealous of their RV lifestyle, even after reading about the some of the down sides too.
Have you ever thought about selling your home and downsizing? I mean, really downsizing to a home on wheels? If you have, this blog is a great place to start.
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Are you ‘living large’ — or do you want to be ‘living large”? I realized some years ago that I never wanted a large life. I didn’t want to be an engineer or a doctor, I wasn’t interested in a high profile career. I think in some ways I have lived my life so as to minimize my profile.
It’s odd that at times I have addressed large groups of people 500-1000 at a time, and small groups — 4-10. Talking (lecturing on some occasions and just communicating during other occasions) never bothered me; asserting authority never bothered me — it just wasn’t something I wanted to do more than I had to. For those years I did what I needed to do.
Even when I was creating images professionally – I never enjoyed the accolades of people I created for. I did my work because I wanted to do it…
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Midlife can be such an awesome time of life. Your children have grown up and left the coop, the rat race doesn’t seem quite as important any more and you begin to blissfully envision what the coming years will be like without the shackles of responsibilities to others. The possibilities are endless. You can do … Continue reading Don’t Wait Till It Is Too Late To Realize Your Dreams For Midlife