The POWER OF SUMMERTIME MEMORIES

The POWER of a SMILE Series

12 Months of Power Thoughts
Inspiration ~ Kindness ~ Connection ~ LOVE ~ Inner Peace
I love Smiles

The Power of SUMMERTIME MEMORIES!

Summertime

LIFE IS SHORT!

As my longtime partner, Gordon, had brain surgery in May, we decided LIFE IS SHORT and perhaps we could look at our Bucket Lists…and quickly realized we both have wanted an RV (recreational vehicle) / Motor Home…so we “revised how we wanted to use our $” and bought a used RV!  Instead of going on a dream Hawaiian vacation, the RV is our Hawaiian Chateau!  Have a look at how we go “Glamping”:

IMG_0369    OUR HAWAIIAN CHATEAU!

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So you see why I have not been writing on my blog in a while.  We have only traveled close by the area within an hour or two, enjoying and smiling all the while on our short  trips.  

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS OF MY SUMMER!

And, as I have written before (Aug. 2018, In my Backyard) I am busy in the summertime raising butterflies and THIS YEAR I had 20+ Monarchs with an occasional Black Swallowtail that would come to visit.  This keeps me busy “spying” on them as the caterpillars grow and turn into butterflies.  Birds and bees visit, too.

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AND a real JOY of LIFE is time with darling Grandchildren when we had a family gathering:

Gordon’s new grandson and great granddaughter

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They keep us SMILING and light up our hearts!

 

 Flip flops

NOW is the only time there is and each moment is for giving…(and wearing flip-flops when you can!)

 

Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.   –Mother Teresa

Love is the answer no matter the question!Heart__________________________________________________

SMILE and let your Awesome Attitude Shine! sunshine

Change your attitude, your stress and your life to light up the world! ST

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butterful-yellow  About the Author:

In the summer of 2018 I started “raising” caterpillars and Butterflies in my backyard (see “Backyard” Blog) and so I learned about the *BUTTERFLY EFFECT: The idea that one butterfly could eventually have a far-reaching ripple effect; the idea that small causes may have large effects in general.

I want my Blog and any place I am, to be a place where I try my best to bring peace, love and smiles; where I have my little positive influence on any person’s attitude and that the world will be a better place.  I used to think if I could help just one person, that would be wonderful. Through these past 25+ years I have been in the presence of so many amazing people to give and receive from.  I am humbled, honored and grateful.
Susan Thiem,  Awesome Smiling Blogger

This Awesome Attitudes Blog for Peace is non-denominational and non-political as it is a community to unify in kindness, respect, and compassion. This is not a replacement for Counseling or Professional help if needed, but as inspiration to increase your Awesome Attitudes for a happier, more loving life and to expand more inner peace.

May Peace Prevail on Earth
http://www.worldpeace.org/

Awesome Attitudes, founded in Jan. 2018 via Attitudinal Healing.
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