"The time to relax is when you don't have time for it."
Sydney J. Harris

Happy Holidays!

"Have yourself a merry, little Christmas..."

La Soirée

"You can never go wrong with a little black dress."

Beauty Tuesday: I'm So Wavy

"Life's a wave, catch it."

Que Sera, Sera

"Whatever will be, will be."
Doris Day

Monday Blues

"Monday is a fresh start. 
It's never too late to dig in and begin a new journey of success."


"There is no decision that we can make 
that doesn't come with some sort of balance or sacrifice."
Simon Sinek

State No. 2: Hawaii (Haleakalā National Park, Maui)

"Ua Mau ke Ea o ka 'Āina i ka Pono"
(Hawaiian for "The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness")

Run and Hide

"I'm not going to run and hide because I'm catching some heat.
I'm not going to stay at home and pout."
Andy Roddick

Never Too Late

"It's never too late..."

Beauty Tuesday: September Faves

"Keep calm and wear lipstick"

We Live By The Moon

“Don't tell me the sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon.”
Paul Brandt

Falling Into Step

"Time is what we want most, but what we use worst."
William Penn

State No. 2: Hawaii (Road to Hana, Maui)

 "Ua Mau ke Ea o ka 'Āina i ka Pono"
(Hawaiian for "The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness")

But oh, oh those summer nights....

"Tell me more, tell me more!
Was it love at first sight?"
Pink Ladies, Grease

Cool for the Summer

"Take me down into your paradise...
We're cool for the summer."
Demi Lovato

White Night

"Life begins at night."
Charlaine Harris

Black Day

"Either you run the day or the day runs you."
Jim Rohn

Guns N' Roses

"Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony."

State No. 2: Hawaii (Wailea and Lahaina, Maui)

 "Ua Mau ke Ea o ka 'Āina i ka Pono"
(Hawaiian for "The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness")

Rose Quartz & Serenity

"Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and the cooler tranquil blue, reflecting connection and wellness as well as a soothing sense of order and peace."
Leatrice Eiseman


"21 and legal. Proceed with caution."

Ripped Grounds

“You and I will always be unfinished business.”

Valentine's Day 2016: Be My Valentine

"Will you be my Valentine?"

Valentine's Day 2016: Love Yourself

"If you are happy, you can give happiness. 
If you don't love yourself and if you are unhappy with yourself, 
you can't give anything else but that."
Gisele Bundchen

Valentine's Day 2016: Blush

"A busy, vibrant, goal-oriented woman is so much more attractive
than a woman who waits around for a man to validate her existence."
Mandy Hale

State No.1: Maine (Portland & Old Orchard Beach)

"The Way Life Should Be"

Revel in Rebelling

"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living,
it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.
Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."
Dr. Seuss

Modern Classic

"To wish to be well is a part of becoming well."

Resolutions, Irresolutions

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started."
Mark Twain

Chapter One

"This is an exciting time. A new chapter in our history." 
John Barth