My recent TRAVELS

Well, I did it. I managed to survive the long plane ride to my beautiful destinations. I have not been to Europe since 1992, so you can imagine how overwhelmed I was! I was taking in so much information 23/7 that I thought my head would explode! We rented a car in Ireland and managed to put on over 1000 miles! We went everywhere! One of my sons organized the trip. He did an awesome job!We did day trips to London and Madrid. I have never walked so much for ages! I did manage to keep up. lol
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Hope you are all well.
Believe in Yourself;
Luisa Doraz

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Sexy Italians

My friend Kristi sent me this and I thought it was so true. lol
I am full blooded Italian, of course.
I do not look that bad, I might add.
So, I wanted to cheer myself up when I saw this.
Hope you all got some smiles off of it. 🙂

This is the time when I wish you all a very happy life doing what makes you happy. Just keep it safe. Keep it healthy. Keep it real. Keep it fun, but peaceful!

I am still busy doing what I do. Hope you can come visit me at
Everipedia.com.

 

Believe in Yourself;

 

Luisa Doraz

What difference does it make?

What I mean is, why do people get all wrapped up and pissed off about things that do not really make any difference anyways in life? I mean really, what is the big deal about people just saying what they are feeling and thinking and then you just let it in one ear  and out the other?Why is it always necessary to try to pick a fight and get all stressed out over something that was never a big deal in the first place? Geez, relax! Everyone is allowed to have an OPINION, just don’t always expect that people will just embrace it! Take it easy. Get off my case. Let me live!!

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz

A Woman’s Fairy Tale

I had to share this that a friend spent to me…too funny!

 

Once upon a time,

in a land far away,
A beautiful, independent,
self assured princess,
happened upon a frog as she sat
contemplating ecological issues
on the shores of an unpolluted pond
in a verdant meadow near her castle.
The frog hopped into the Princess’ lap
and said:
” Elegant Lady,
I was once a handsome Prince,
until an evil witch cast a spell upon me.
One kiss from you, however,
and I will turn back
into the dapper, young Prince that I am
and then, my sweet, we can marry
and setup housekeeping in yon castle with my Mother,
where you can prepare my meals,
clean my clothes, bear my children,
and forever feel grateful and happy doing so.”

That night,
on a repast of lightly sauteed frogs legs
seasoned in a white wine and onion cream sauce,
she chuckled to herself and thought:

I don’t think so honey!

Just for Fun*

I thought this was funny. Just wanted to share. Hope all is well.

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz

Take care of yourself each new day…Do You?

For many of us it takes an unhappy event to make us “open our eyes.” Some of us seem to think that everything is going to be fine and nothing is going to happen. I am sure many of you can relate to this or have many you know that feel this way. Well, in my opinion…I say take care of yourself each new day you are given. Eat a diet that covers all of the food groups you learned about in school..not just a few of them. Get exercise by moving and doing what you love to do instead of hate to do. Just move. Talk and spend time with your family and friends. Do not just figure they will be there when you want them to be. Pay attention to the world and what is around you. Stop taking things for granted. Each of you have many things that make you sad. Do not focus on them. Stay focused on the good in your life and the positive will happen. Always focus on what can be done, not what is already done. Focus on the fact that you are alive. Focus on the facts, not the unknown. Life can be hard. Life can be a challenge. Life can be lived in unity. Life can be acheived. Just believe in yourself. Stay healthy and well. If you need help, get it. Do not wait. Just do.

I have a brother who suffered a massive stroke on Father’s Day. He is 50 years old. I can not express to you any details out of respect for the family. I can express to you that I KNOW personally that what I just wrote is true.

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz.

Let the celebrations begin……Happy Thanksgiving*

It is that wonderful time of the year again. The time I reflect and think about all of the things I am grateful for in this life. I tend to have these moments all year long, but it seems like they mean more at Thanksgiving. I am one of those people that like to go around the dinner table and have everyone share with each other. My family and friends expect these moments, new guests to my home just give me that look. lol I just ask everyone to share one event in their life in 2012 that really made them grateful to be who they may be. I treasure each day I am given, so I would hope others could say the same.

This year my COURAGE to keep moving ahead was tested often. I have had some MINOR health issues that I let get to me this year. Usually I just ignore them. I have had my mom undergoing various little medical treatments that made me think too much about her aging. We all age, right? I have been blessed with my son who moved to Texas moving back home. I needed the courage to get him home safe. He is now already working at another job and is doing well.I have had to balance negative feelings with more positive feelings when I was in the position of helping some friends or family members in a crisis situation. I wanted to remain strong so I could help them succeed. If you look up my name and its definition….it does seem to fit.

Luisa

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Luisa is a female name of German origin  which means “glorious warrior”.

So, I hope all of you reading this post have something to be grateful for. May you all enjoy Thanksgiving with your family and friends with many smiles. May you have many cherished memories. I want to leave you all with this beautiful passage I found.

The Giver of Gifts

May the Giver of Gifts give unto you

that which is good and that which is true:

The will to help and the courage to do:

A heart that can sing the whole day through

Whether the skies be gray or blue-

May the Giver of Gifts give these to you.

Believe in Yourself;

Luisa Doraz