Wednesday, January 23, 2019
40 Before 40

40 Before 40

With the monumental 40th birthday approaching, I decided to make a list of the forty things I wanted to do before my milestone occurred. It was fun, and I think I learned a lot in that year. Will there be a fifty before fifty? Wait and see!

Bohemian Rhapsody @ Year End Concert

http://youtu.be/0E7NKSMCZYE   Who doesn't love Freddie Mercury  and the uber famous song Bohemian Rhapsody. It reminds me when I first saw Wayne's World when Mike Meyers and Dana Carvey head bashed to the tune, typical 80's style, as they drove along in their beater car. So when Sally, our choir director, asked me to sing a solo part during our choir performance,...

Top 10 Best Trend Ever – Gardens

Starting a garden is very trendy. It may be a good enough reason to start one. When I look back at all the stupid fads I have seen, I start to think how much I like this particular craze. Famous diet trends include the watermelon diet, the cookie diet and the ice-cream diet. Stupid trends include celebrities naming their babies...

Sanremo Italy – On Route to France from Hungary

Stunning views Sanremo
After a grueling 7-hour stretch in the van, we find ourselves in handsome Sanremo Italy, our last stop on our 1700-kilometer drive home from Hungary before reaching Capestang France tomorrow afternoon. We went from snow in Hungary, to rain in Slovenia and ended in 15+ in this microclimate piece of heaven. Located directed on the Italian Riviera, this pleasant...

Go Karting in Caussiniojouls France with Kids

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http://youtu.be/bb4jiDku5Y8 Kart racing is an open wheel motor sport. Go Karts drive around scaled down circuits and is where most professional racecar drivers start their careers. Over a decade ago, I saw a coupon on the notice board at work giving Safeway employees a discount at the local Vancouver indoor Go Karting course. At the time, Alfonz and I were only...

Do You Dream Of Your Name In Lights?

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          Alfonz and I dropped Angelina off at school by 9:00am and then we made our way directly to Toulouse. It took us over 2 hours to get there, but I was pretty excited about the adventure I was about to start in Budapest Hungary, as an actual paid travel writer. For years, I have been writing for free, getting my name...

Diet Goals – Drop a Few Pounds, 40 Before 40 List

In France, eating is a serious art form and a national sport. - Julia Childs I promised myself never to diet again, but still wish to drop the few pounds I gained while mom was visiting Capestang over the winter. I found myself incredibly inspired after meeting Kristen Macgregor; a Canadian woman staying in our apartment rental with a fabulous story...

Montserrat Monastery and the Black Madonna

Imagine finding a statue of a Black Madonna in a cave high up on a mountainside: a relic from a time past, with a story to be sure. Some believe The Virgin of Montserrat - The Black Madonna was carved in the early days of the church, others say as late as the 12th century. Montserrat reaches 1236 metres above...

40 Before 40 Scotland

packing for scotland from France
Dear Sis, I know 'hee haw' about Scotland and no real 'scooby' what I am in for. After a 'cuppa' with whiskey of course I only pray I don't end up in a 'stooky' with some 'boggy' hen, in a 'minging' bathroom somewhere. I'll be there at the back of five, and hope we have time to pick up...

40 Before 40

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  December 14th 2012 was my 39th birthday, and  I have made a list of the forty places I wish to visit over the course of the next year before turning the big four oh and specifically what I would like to see and do there. Last year when we started our adventure in Europe, Kelley Scarsbrook launched her 40 before...

Having a Hysterectomy Before 40 In France – What To Expect

Hysterectomy on the French medical system- Once I had my diagnosis, I won't lie, it took me a long time to figure out how I felt about hysterectomy before 40. Sure, like most of us, I read everything I could find about my illness, tried to find alternative options and make an educated decision based on the information. Simple equation, applied...