Mental Health Moments

Today I took 20 minutes to visit my happy place.

It’s how I keep my sanity in this crazy world of Adulthood.

My wife has given this gift of a membership to the Arboretum for the last 6 years.  Even if I can only spend as little as 10 minutes here it does so much for my soul.

The world outside of these gates is so fast paced and loud.  Inside the gates it’s blasting only color and beauty.

I know I am very lucky to have this place.  In our ever crowding world there are fewer and fewer places to have peace outside.

The Mish and the Mash

The political climate in America right now is playing havoc with my stomach so I’ve decided to post about other stuff today.

Like this picture of my neighbor’s cat.  I didn’t have my glasses on so from across the street I thought this was a racoon sitting on the front step…

I also see a beaver in this picture.  It’s not…it’s still a gray cat, lol.

Our Rose of Sharon are starting to bloom.  I’m thankful for this because our backyard was looking like a green wilderness.

We recently went out for Linner (Lunch/Dinner) at the Texas Roadhouse.  The food was super delicious.  I got the steak kabobs but the Mrs. got the Prime Rib which was incredible.

I also learned it was normal to put marshmallow on Sweet Potatoes.  I love learning new things, lol.

So, even if Fredo (Donald Trump, Jr.) is being stupid again I will move on to non-political stuff…I hope, lol.

Vacation Post # 3 – People of the Beach

The beach offers an amazing time of people watching.  Sometimes they do amazing things.  Sometimes they just are fun to watch and sometimes they make for a great picture.

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So many memories of excellent vacations.  And all of these people are part of my memories of a wonderful time at the Jersey Shore 2016.  Thank you all!

Vacation – Post #2 – On The Beach

I love the beach.  I love to take pictures.  Here are some of the pictures I took of the Beach.

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It’s always nice to see the kinds swimming and jumping the waves.  Reminds me of my childhood.

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Who doesn’t love seagulls?

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The calm before the storm…Hermine hasn’t hit yet so the water perfect.

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There was a plane celebration at the Cape May Airport so we got to see lots of vintage planes flying on the beach line.  This WWII Bomber was an amazing sight.

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Flags were a big sight this year.  Many folks flew their college favors flags.

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I can’t wait until I post The People of the Beach.  So many fun folks this year!

Vacation Diary – Post #1 – Alpaca Love!

We head to the Jersey Shore every year on vacation to soak up the Sun and Surf.  Our Realtors are Jerry and Norm never disappoint when finding us the right location for our adventures.  They are awesomeness times a quadrillion!!!  Love these guys!

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Each year we also like to incorporate one thing we have never done before into the mix of sightseeing and vacation adventures.  This year…I give you the Alpaca!

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This is Oliver!

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I can’t remember all of their names but I remember Oliver because he knows his name and loves to take selfies and other photos!  Oh and he’s way cuter than the Kardashians!

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Kiss me you fool!!

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Actually she just wanted some carrots.  The high point of my visit was me asking Lightning if he would say Welcome To New Jersey (he was honking and being verbal).  His response was to spit on me, HA HA HA!  Yup, that’s seems like a fair Jersey welcome, lol!  If you get a chance to visit the South Jersey Area stop by Jersey Shore Alpacas!

The Road Most Traveled Is Also Beautiful!

Autumn seems to be zinging by and I had a fear I’d miss it.  Today I went out at lunchtime to catch some of the color.

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So many colors.  It’s amazing to watch.  I could sit on the bench for hours!

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The whole season races by and I’m always trying to catch a glimpse whenever I can.  It is hard to believe that this weekend is Halloween.

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Time really needs to slow down.  In the mean time I’m going to keep enjoying the show nature has laid out for us!

 

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On Saturday, the Wife and I headed to the beach just for fun.  It wasn’t really a good weekend for the beach due to all the rain but just to be that close to the ocean is amazing in its own.  I was taking random pictures (because I’m always taking random pictures) and The Mrs. stuck her hand up in front of the camera.  This is the cool picture that happened:

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Sometimes the most awesome moments happen at the beach!  I can’t wait to go back!