This Week’s Small Pleasures #45

april collage

This week was full of small pleasures because I was traveling the whole time.  Continue reading

Blueberry Beet Smoothie

This cheery smoothie will knock your health socks off.  Continue reading

McMenamins Edgefield Brewpub, Winery & Theater

edgefield winery portland

On a random weekday we spontaneously decided to take the day off and go play. We decided to go somewhere we had never been and drove ourselves 1 hour to Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon.

The McMenamins Edgefield is a historic 72 acre farmland turned into a destination resort encompassing a hotel, restaurants and bars, a movie theater, spa, a winery and more.  Continue reading

This Week’s Small Pleasures #44


Last Thursday I flew to Mexico City, and I will be here till next Thursday. Most of my week’s small pleasures involve the trip. Continue reading

Religious and Spiritual Places Around The World

cathedral mexico city

Sagrario Metropolitano, Zocalo, Mexico City

Even though I grew up [kind of] Catholic (got baptized and such), my family and I have never been religious. We 100% believe in God, and we would call ourselves spiritual rather than religious. Every now and then we enjoy churches and even mass but our beliefs are mostly spiritual matching those of Meher Baba.

I enjoy visiting historic churches and temples when I travel, there is so much past and culture in them. I especially enjoy being amazed by the architecture of centuries old. Although I have visited many religious buildings, I could only find pictures of a few. Please enjoy: Continue reading

I’m Off To Mexico City!

dallas airport dfw

Today I fly to Mexico City via IAH (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport). I will be gone for 8 days and fly back via SFO (San Francisco International Airport). Continue reading

Blueberry Immune Boost Smoothie

Blueberries and oranges are nutritional powerhouses providing strong antioxidants and immune support. Blend them together in the morning and you got yourself a healthy (and yummy!) start of the day.  Continue reading