Monthly Archives: December 2012

Wishing Peace, Love, and Travels!

Detail from the Nativity Facade atSagrada Familia.  A celebration ofLife!

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8 Days to Toronto

There are only eight days left in the year, and I intend to “go out with a bang,” so to speak.  As I’m so thankful that I will be ending the last day of this year with a flight to … Continue reading

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Countdown to Toronto

Instead of counting down to Christmas, I’m counting down to my trip to Toronto to celebrate the New Year.  In 15 days I will be on a plane and, of course, smiling.  As I found the following fortune cookie fortune … Continue reading

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Chicago’s Winter WanderLust

Something has been nudging me to to go Navy Pier for some time now to take a picture of the Ferris wheel…at night.  I don’t know why I chose tonight as it’s 30 degrees outside, and with the wind chill, … Continue reading

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101 Things To Do Before I Die

This year, 2012, has been the best year of my life as I took 3 international flights and 3 domestic flights in a period of 7 months.  I have  also crossed off 8 items on my Bucket List and I … Continue reading

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The Holstee Manifesto–Just Enjoy and Share!

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A Culinary Journey

I believe that the best things in life are unplanned, such as the culinary journey that I experienced last night.  I received an unexpected phone call late in the afternoon and was invited to a table of four at NEXT, … Continue reading

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Igniting the Fire

I am giddy with excitement as I just bought my airline tickets to Toronto.  I feel so fantastic, powerful even, when I buy plane tickets.  That sense of wonder, joy, and discovery infused with the risk and slight danger of … Continue reading

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