A Gift from the God of Denim

A Gift from the God of Denim

As you may recall, I recently did a Marie Kondo closet check https://www.pjcolando.com/does-your-home-spark-joy/. Call it Spring cleaning of one’s clothing, similar to the annual ritual my mother performed in my childhood house. I’ve accomplished a similar...
Remarkably Bad Travel Choices

Remarkably Bad Travel Choices

Two weeks ago my husband and I returned from a delectable cruise along the western coast of Latin America, an area our extensive travel choices hadn’t touched. For twelve days, with added nights of hotel stays in each country, we cruised between Costa ¬†Rica and...
Five Things  I Gained on Vacation

Five Things I Gained on Vacation

My husband and I traveled out of the country for two weeks, something we’d been unable to do for three years. As you may know, travel is our thing. We felt confined during the protracted homestay, like criminals on house arrest. Though none of us humans did the...
The Road Less Traveled

The Road Less Traveled

We’re two months into 2023, doing this and doing that and trying to keep ourselves tuned in, but not uptight. What about you? For example, Putin’s war on Ukraine has gone on for a year. Soon after the siege began on February 24, 2022, my husband and I...
The Stirring Sound of Hot Chocolate

The Stirring Sound of Hot Chocolate

While Californians don’t experience the gloom of mid-winter or post-holiday blues, we’ve had our share of rainy days. Dark skies make me glum and vanquish a chipper mood. Hot chocolate – or chai tea – mediates a glum attitude. I’m an...
Rejection is Protection

Rejection is Protection

Rejection is sometimes protection in God’s perfect will. Tailormade for your wishes, desires, and needs. Decreed by His Spirit to guard your heart, He holds you in His hands. “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands” and yet he singled out you....