For a little Inspiration from A-Z. DARE TO . . .
Ask for what you want.
Believe in yourself.
Change your mind.
Do what you love.
Enjoy each and every day.
Follow your heart’s desire.
Give more than you receive.
Have a sense of humor.
Insist on being yourself
Join in more.
Kiss and make up.
Love and be loved.
Make new friends.
Nurture your spirit.
Reach for the stars.
Speak your truth.
Take personal responsibility.
Understand more, judge less.
Volunteer your time.
Walk through fear.
Xperience the moment.
Yearn for grace.
Meiji Stewart (A taste of Chicken Soup to Inspire a Woman’s Soul)
And some darn cute photos of my pooches.
Wishing a wonderful Thanksgiving to my Canadian cohorts.
Chanelling Anita Pallenberg
For those of you not familiar, she was the original ROCK CHICK!
A muse ing
Anita Pallenberg, Actress and Longtime Paramour of Keith Richards who passed away in June of this year at the age of 73. I bet she had some good stories to tell being that she was the ‘It’ Girl to the Stones. Why has she not written a book?
How blonde can you be?
You know those blonde jokes…well I think this is as far as I want to go!
Feelin very rock ‘n roll in these photos taken by my hairdresser (who decided to make me even more unnaturally blonder than before) because he felt I needed some lightening up.
Enjoy your weekend!
SUMMER has officially arrived in all its sunny glory. Here is how I celebrated the very first day.
Not exactly diving into the first day but still enjoying the pool and wondering where have all the ducks gone?
A girly get together for another birthday celebration. L-R Sylvain, Louise #2, Rosa, Louise #1 (birthday girl), hostess Colleen (in her stunning garden).
Rosa & Jia Jia. I’m so relieved he didn’t jump
fall into the pool like he once did in Las Vegas.
Louise, Colleen, mango cake & local strawberries
Shady Lady Selfie (RAEN, LA Durante Sunglasses from Summer Box of Style; yeah! – gotta get my plug in)
How did you celebrate?
Photos: d. king
I’m hoping this summer will cooperate with my plan to just…..BE
Sounds like a plan!
had a friend come over to your home with groceries & wine and make you a nice dinner from scratch? This happens vary rarely if never because I usually don’t like anyone else interfering in the kitchen aside from maybe chopping an onion for me….so it was a very welcome change. To my credit I made an effort not to worry about which pot they used
kitchen control freak that I am and was even nonchalant about a little spill here and there (meaning I did not jump up immediately to wipe it up) and didn’t even mind a bit of a mess. It was all part of the experience. What I learned was that it’s not only a nice change to shake up your routine once in a while but extremely pleasant to let someone take over and do something for you where you get to be the guest in your own home. And what’s more is that I think I can get used to it…should anyone else feel like stepping in. I highly recommend it.
Enjoy your weekend and the sunshine
Here are 10 things to feel good about this weekend...besides two glorious days off:
- Getting your taxes done (it’s not really feel-good but you will feel better when they’re done).
- Something to look forward to – May weather should be drier.
- Getting a bike tune-up (I just did) for good weather riding.
I’ve gone a few shades lighter with wispy bangs & rounder sunglasses
- Change a little something about yourself even if it’s only your hair.
- Tulips & Daffodils.
- Cherry Blossoms.
- Better weather (did I just say that?).
- April is from the latin verb “Aperire” which means to open yourself up. Go for it – you have two more days!
- April showers bring May flowers. It’s a cliché I know but…it’s true.
Have a wonderful weekend and enjoy whatever is left of April.
Another French Lesson courtesy of
I don’t know any better way to practice my French other than taking little tips from My Little Paris, a crazy fun blog a
nd way more French than mine will ever be. It brings a smile to mon visage every time they post. And girls; OUI just want to have fun. Oops; better brush up on my waist, I’m behind (or above depending how you look at it) a few inches.
Fyi: fun is fun in French too.