8 Best Motivational Speaker Books

It’s been a whirlwind of a week my dear dreamers. First, my lovely mother came to visit me at my new place and then my daughter celebrated her 2nd birthday. It is true that children grow up too fast. It seems like just yesterday I was holding her in one arm rocking her to sleep, […]

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Practice Makes Perfect for Photography

My dream to be a famous photographer means I’m committed to becoming better and learning. One of the things I’m trying to get better is natural light and creating portraits that capture emotion. I’m comfortable in the studio. I set up the light, know how to disarm people and can capture emotion. But natural light […]

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Happiness Journey: Ask and You Shall Receive

Be careful what you wish for because you just might get it… I am amazed at the number of times I have asked life for something, and it just shows up! Ask and you shall receive! Life can be so magical that way… I have needed music and dance in my life lately, and it […]

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Dream Milestone: The Second Triathlon Might Be Easier Than The First

You know you are pushing yourself toward your next challenge when you are totally fine with an alarm clock at 4 a.m. The 22nd annual 2013 Ukiah Triathlon took place on September 8th, on what was to be one of the hottest days of the month. I’ve had several friends ask why these races start […]

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Make Money Blogging: Ladies 1st Find Your Niche

This week I received an email from someone I admire, a fellow blogger, who is trying to make a living online. In an email conversation about making a living from your passion, she pointed out to me that she couldn’t select a niche because what she does (and loves) encompasses many subjects within her passion […]

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8 Chef Contests that Could Make You a Celebrity Chef

This week my celebrity chef dream has me buried in private dinners and filming of videos for E-How. My garage is disorganized from the move and I am still settling into my new home. Because things are so crazy for me I am going to leave you with some culinary contests that some of you […]

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Travel dreams: Top things to do in Malaysia

Pulau Sapi, Sabah, Malaysia-001

Welcome to travel Saturday. Today I am turning my mind back to Malaysia, which I revisited a few months ago. I have written a lot in various publications about how highly I rate Malaysia as a travel experience and my visit in May only confirmed that. So, having added some exploration of the Borneo state […]

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