It was decided a few years ago to abandon that site and move on to this one, which was to be more of a personal travel/retirement advice type of site. Then life took over and this was semi abandoned as well. Now, after several attempts, I am trying to regain my blog legs and incorporate the thousands of pictures, adventures, stories and videos we have experienced over the past 15 years or so, not to mention our acquired wisdom. We’ve had quite a run of fun.
Some additional self promo. As some of my past friends know, we love our music, life’s soundtrack. I have a separate site, dedicated to nothing but music. I lean to promotion of Canadian music, but I don’t hold myself to it. There are many things I bounce around with here, Remembering the ones we lose, artists I’ve found on Twitter and Instagram (among other places) and anything else that touches my ear. This extravaganza can be found by clicking the link. Drop by, browse, listen and discover.
As we move along life’s path, we forget to let go, to live life. I read the attached article about one person’s discovery on how to embrace one’s life. His philosophy is interesting and consists of 5 simple rules.
Take A Risk
Embrace New Ways of Thinking
Stop Putting Your Dreams on Hold
In our life, we have pretty much done all but number 5, and we are working on that diligently.
This is directed at our Canadian readers. Recent changes to border tracking now records departures and arrivals of individual Canadian citizens. What does this mean to those who travel extensively., quite a lot apparently. It could have an adverse impact on everything from your medical coverage to your pension benefits. To find out more there is an informative article here
How safe is the Caribbean. Saw this video on Yahoo, and the headline had some immediate value to me. Coincidentally, Barbados and St Lucia are two places on the itinerary for our next adventure. Timely? I think so.
In reality, we have never felt anything but safe anywhere we have been. Likely a combination of naivety and good practices. Every little bit helps.