Australia is awaiting the drawn-out verdict of our election. The probable hung parliament is an unsatisfying result confirming fears that Australians either don’t know what they want, or don’t have confidence in anyone to deliver. A big part of the problem is that most of us don’t really know whom we’re voting for. This became […]
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Why am I not surprised? It looks like Tommy Lee took a page out of his ex-wife’s ‘play book’ on how to stay relevant in the eyes of one’s fans – – – become a celebrity endorser for PETA. [*head shake*]
Today, Mötley Crüe rocker Tommy Lee submitted a letter to Premier Redford asking for the Calgary Stampede’s chuckwagon races be cancelled, “…horses [are] killed year after year,” he says. Hmmm… I wonder where Tommy gets his info from? Did he pick a random factoid from the “PETA hat of nonsense”, perhaps? Tommy, only 50 horses have died out of an estimated 75,000 that have participated in Stampedes over the past three decades. This number represents ‘a percentage of a percentage of a percentage’…
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The experiences that you gain stay with you for life. The dingiest of hotels, the smelliest of trains and the most bizarre experiences become part of the fabric of who you are, growing only more legendary with time.
It seems strange then, that I’d even consider comparing my ‘book traveling’ with my ‘real traveling.’ But I can. As a traveler, I’ve stood before the Eiffel tower, seen Mount Everest and floated in the Dead Sea, but each of these things had one thing in common: I experienced them as me. And I’ll tell you something, being me is pretty ordinary. I’ve done it my whole life; it’s not very magical.
That’s why when I travel through books I travel as much as I do on planes. In books I’ve raised my children in Paris and lived in war-ravaged…
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If you haven’t yet checked out April’s edition of HaveHeart Magazine, it’s now available! The cover image and story features a talented musician who is beautiful both on the inside and out; Natalie Rose. Other great articles include words and photos on Kundalini yoga, a delicious recipe, an ode to big hair, ways to overcome anxiousness, and being a boss versus being a bitch. Of course, there’s also my famous DIY terrarium post. Feel free to pin, tweet, or share any of these stories!
HaveHeart has it all, and as usual, it is wholly dedicated to the idea of what it means to be a warrior woman in the 21st century. We could all use a little more of that.
Have a fantastic weekend, friends!
GREAT VINTAGE STORE PHOTOS. LOOKS VERY APPEALING.
For my husband’s birthday this year, we decided to do a handful of unrelated things rather than one or two extravagant events. Although it was Geoffrey’s day, he didn’t care what we ended up doing, as long as we spent it together. Visiting antique and coffee shops? Check. Grabbing a quick lunch at McDonalds? Check. Coming home three times to walk the dogs? Check. Taking a drive out of town to look at acreages for sale? Check. Going out for supper with my parents? Check. Ending the night with a movie that neither one of us really wanted to see? Check.
Like most married couples, we have our ups and downs. However, I feel so blessed to have such a sweet man in my life. I feel as if we have come a long way within the three years that we’ve been married. I love the life that we’ve carved out…
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