* And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the day Shall fold their tents like the Arabs And as silently steal away. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Day Is Don Photo from here How is it that Slim Aarons so perfectly captures the life I lead now with...

from the bumper, inhaling popcorn and completely entranced in whatever summer blockbuster was before our eyes. So when I came across this set of vintage drive-in photos from LIFE Magazine's online photo archives, I just had to share. While drive-ins are unfortunately few and far-between these...

I take her story to be a wonderful inspiration. I did have a great time in my 20s and can not now do some of the things I did back then. I have also undergone quite a few career and location changes (on my third continent now!) That is just part of the adventure. I may not have done...

Abraham Lincoln Magazine editorials don't usually inspire my New Year resolutions. But it was a combination of the fresh, lovely tone of these pictures and my viewing of "Super 8" yesterday (what a lovely and innocent love story) that led me to think of the goals I want to accomplish for...

Enjoy the small things. Become fascinated with the flowers you pass by every day. Remember to giggle. A lot. Have an appreciation and pleasure for the things that surround you and remain young at heart. Have a lovely week!

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonders forever Jacque Yves Cousteau Perhaps the now frequent gray and cloudy days now have me thinking of these stark, watery images. These pictures though are so much more enjoyable than the multiple puddles lining the entrance to...

suit, soak up some sun, and enjoy the cool waters of a swimming pool (something I really need to do more often!) While the days may get shorter, I still intend to hold onto: wide-rimmed straw hats, watermelon drinks, late night conversations by the pool, barbecues with great friends (going...

While my days were long, I feel a great sense of accomplishment now at all that I've done. It has definitely left me feeling like I deserve to rest on a lovely chaise lounge and sip on some champagne. Remember to relax and treat yourself if you've been diligently working away on something....

to my Amazon Kindle and am rediscovering my love for books (anything from "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" to the Millenium series). One of my favorite books is "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho. It is a simply written and beautiful book that really hits home now as I try to determine and fulfill...

Source: 1 , 2 Happy Valentine's Day! Whether or not you celebrate this day, it's still nice to celebrate all the forms of love any day. Show love for your friends, family, partner, and of course yourself. Don't limit yourself to today, but try to reach out to your loved ones regularly....

 

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