Hey everyone, I'd like to share a fantastic story with you today of a young woman I recently met who has a fascinating story about learning to love traveling the world after she was diagnosed with colon cancer. Sam Rose has a great story about moving forward in her life and discovering new places that inspire her to live beyond her diagnosis and live each day full of life… Read More »Fulfilling A Passion For Travel After Cancer
I love traveling on exciting expeditions with my service dog, Wynter. While we have done road trips from the East coast to the west, extended day trips, and overnights. But until recently, Wynter and I have never had the chance to fly together. I often fly with my husband and daughter, choosing to leave my service dog home on her own vacation away from the stress of air travel. But this… Read More »Flying with Service Dogs
“When you know your ‘Why', your ‘What' has more impact, because you're walking in or towards your purpose.” – Michael Jr. There are reasons for WHAT I do. I write because I feel I am… a Writer. But WHY I walk towards that life is very different. As a child I was shy. So painfully shy that I could barely speak out in the open. My crippling fear of my… Read More »Why Talk About Your Challenges?
"What's the worst thing that can happen to you with this disease?" she asked me on our first meeting? Looking back, she was asking a different question. She honestly had no idea what Lyme disease was and was asking for clarification. But I heard the one I needed to hear. I heard a challenge.
This week Dancing with Fireflies was on the road again. I have always loved spending time out in the desert; Las Vegas was a regular get-away when I was a kid. This week I came out here again to get my creative juices flowing with new scenery and climate. I used to come and visit my Dad when I was little when he worked in the hotels. I loved coming… Read More »The Good and Bad of Las Vegas