Day 91 – Flower Shack

Fun what you find when you take a 10 minute stroll around the block.  Today’s first for the “one new thing a day for 100 days” was to buy flowers from the lovely gals at The Flower Shack I stumbled upon during a work break.  Roseanne, pictured in the middle below, used to own itContinue reading “Day 91 – Flower Shack”

Day 57- many hands

Legends say that hummingbirds float free of time, carrying our hopes for love, joy and celebration. Hummingbirds open our eyes to the wonder of the world and inspire us to open our hearts to loved ones and friends. Like a hummingbird, we aspire to hover and to savor each moment as it passes, embrace allContinue reading “Day 57- many hands”

Day 43-Rooted

Today’s first  was more food for the soul …I ran from epicenter parking lot into the forest of Nisene Marks.  I’ve never wanted to become like a tree always rooted to one spot, but rather I envisioned myself  living like the wind.   And yet today  as I  weaved around these trees,  I understood  andContinue reading “Day 43-Rooted”

Day 32 – Music and Brew

Tagline for tonight’s venue: “Drink. Eat. Repeat.”    (Way to live it right, Discretion Brewing!) Today’s first for the “1 new thing a day for 100 days” new years res was refreshing not only for the tastebuds, but for the heart.   There’s nothing quite like live music to bring one more into the PRESENT,Continue reading “Day 32 – Music and Brew”

Day 19-early am New Brighton beach (wow) run

“One Look Worth Ten Thousand Words”… Today’s first – early a.m. beach run at New Brighton State Park *You can park at corner of Park Ave and Coronado St, beach is a 2 minute walk across tracks, see end of blog *Suggest winter time or early a.m., only saw 3 other folks – all lovelyContinue reading “Day 19-early am New Brighton beach (wow) run”

Day 17- Pleasure Point at civil twilight

Today’s first: Headed to pleasure point, famous surf spot in Santa Cruz, CA.  Got there right at Civil Twilight (just after sunset).  Was reminded of the phases of ‘twilight’.  Threw the info down at the end of this blogpost, this site is great if you want to know the exact minutes for your local area: reading “Day 17- Pleasure Point at civil twilight”

Day 8- electronic upright bass

Today’s first: Attempt to play the EUB!  Very challenging, didn’t even know this instrument existed until I saw it at my friend’s house.  I opted to learn to pluck a scale (Gmajor) and then picked up the bow to play the strings.. brand new at this, bear with me! What is it? The electric uprightContinue reading “Day 8- electronic upright bass”

Day 5 – Local Town’s History Museum

“To be wealthy was to be able to give, not to have” Today’s first was an unexpected find on the way home from work (and good thing because I had failed miserably at planning today’s blog post!).  Funny how when you pause and really look around at the present moment in detail you may findContinue reading “Day 5 – Local Town’s History Museum”

Day 2 – New Nature

Early a.m. Loop Trail Run at Pogonip Park in Santa Cruz, California Loop: Spring Trail to Brayshaw Trail to Prarie Trail to Pogonip Creek Nature Loop (hard right) to Lookout Trail back to Spring Trail *Getting Here *Enter from Spring Street, free parking 🙂 Directions from highway 1 heading North into Santa Cruz: exit ontoContinue reading “Day 2 – New Nature”