Life is about choice. You can choose to be happy, sad, depressed, or you can want fun! Sounds a bit of a cliche, but ask yourself, “what if I choose to have fun today?”
Here are five quick fun things you can do today:
- Go bowling! Have you ever seen anyone not having fun bowling? For those of you that have never bowled, it’s just fun.
- Get outside. Park, lake, mountains, river, just get out. Take a picnic, frisbee, get your pets outside. Tons of things to do outside free. Breathe fresh air!
- Watch a comedy movie. A laugh out loud comedy. This will date me, but Author with Dudley Moore, one of the funniest movies ever!
- Volunteer. Find an organization you can get your head around and go help. Senior home, dog rescue, food pantry, tons of places to help.
- Find a fun hobby. Something that brings you pleasure. Internet searches, you can find thousands of choices. Pick one and go!
That’s just five simple things. You can do whatever you choose just make sure it’s fun. Noting like a pleasant smile, laugh, and being with people together.
The biggest mistake in my life? Chasing a living instead of living a life!
Get out and do something right now today. No time limits, no pressure, just get outside of where you are now. No money, no worries, go to a local park shoot some baskets. Play on the children’s playground.
Point is don’t say next week, tomorrow, or whatever excuse your head can put out. Fun is the call of the day!
Don’t wait for your life to happen, go make it happen!
Landlocked in West Texas putting our expedition together. We have some good news that our friends in Honduras have agreed to host us for a short time. We’re going to trek into the jungle and see if we can’t capture some film of Panthers.
Exciting news. This part of our journey will be a massive leap out of my comfort zone. I have to overcome fears, like, bugs, snakes, and other creepy crawlies. Yes, I scream like a girl when confronted with creepy crawlies.
Today is also the first day of my diet. Need to trim off a few pounds and get into real shape. I would not be able to trek through a jungle this out of the way. So it’s time! Being here in the desert will allow me to train in pretty hot conditions. Also going to make some time to trek through the desert to confront some of my fears.
We’re working on what we could study here in the desert before we head out to the mountains in Colorado. Thinking we may do a little work with Roadrunners. The other morning I opened my door in my RV and right there next to my truck was a Roadrunner. That has to be a sign, right?
Currently, I’m talking with a sailing instructor in Seatle that seems very good. He has circumnavigated the world several times. Part of what I need to learn is open water sailing. So I have been searching for the right teacher for a couple of months. I love Seatle to it will be fun if this works out.
This amazing photo below was taken by Oliver Sjöström
Oliver is an amazing photographer please check out his work: https://ollivves.com/
That’s the update for our expedition documentary. The title of our documentary is still up in the air. We have a ways to go and may go through several working titles. We started the Life Research Project, so that is a possibility.
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“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”–Rabindranath Tagore
Perspective gives way to negative or positive thoughts. It’s our choice which side of the bench we sit on, positive or negative. Don’t give an idea to the negative even when that’s all you can see.
Negativity is a byproduct of the enemy wanting you to stay status quo. Yes, easier said than done. Many days I have to give to God, “I don’t see you, feel you, or understand why I suffer.” At this point, merely surrender to God, let him know that you believe he has a way when you can’t see a way out.
The quote is right clouds can add a beautiful picturesque color filled Sunset to the end of the day. A dramatic wonder of God’s creation.
Right now, I am working through a time where I feel apart from God. It’s not that I don’t believe, or have faith. It’s that at this moment, I need to quiet my mind and try to hear what God is saying. I am struggling through and keep letting God know I’m here.
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Working out what is next big photography project will be. Front-runner is the mountains surrounding Ruidoso, New Mexico. Landscape and wildlife.
Some favorites this year:
This bird looks to be in deep thought. His gaze is though he is truly pondering something.
Me & Alanna