Worst Trip Ever

May 7, 2022

In April, 2018, my favorite singer, Lizz Wright, was starting her European tour to promote her latest (6th) CD, called Grace. I looked at the tour schedule and picked four venues where I wanted to see and hear her sing. I like traveling and I love her and her music. I made all the arrangements for an 11-day trip to Paris, France; Budapest, Hungary; Vienna, Austria, and Zurich, Switzerland, in that order.

I was stoked! I thought that would be my Best Trip Ever .

But it wasn’t. It turned out to be my worst trip ever!

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Health and Wellness, Music

“Season of Love, Joy and Fun”

January 20, 2022

To me, the winter holiday season begins on November 1 and doesn’t subside until a day or two after New Year’s Day.

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve/Day have always been about being with family and friends in the great spirit of God’s love for us all.

It’s the little things and the unexpected things that make this time of year so special.

Spending time with loved ones. Observing them. Finding out what’s new with them. Laughing with each other. Laughing at each other. Bearing gifts. Sharing food, thoughts and things. Having time off from work to just chill. Playing in the snow (if there is any to play in). Enjoying singing or just listening to music and watching favorite movies. Cooking and eating together.


My neighbors, Shawn and Jocelyn, gave me a bushel of apples from the two apple trees in their back yard.

My son, Tim, is a foodie and also loves to cook.

He makes the best ever apple butter.

The birds and the bugs had gotten to part of the apples, but even after cutting out the bad parts….

……we still were able to yield six or seven large mason jars of apple butter, which we shared with the neighbors and family members.

That single event ignited the Holiday spirit within me! 😄

It also reminded me of an experience I had when I was a six or seven-year old kid.

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Post #120

October 26, 2021

Hi there!

Dennis Adams here. In my “HQ”, Dreaming Wide Awake!!

The number “120”, itself, has no special significance. It’s simply the 120th post I have written since 2014, when I started this site. But this post is not a typical post like I normally would write.

In this post, I want to give you some general information about the first 119 posts, which you may not know, and some tips which might make it easier for you to find certain posts, in case you ever want to go back and re-read any of them.

So it’s kind of a “reference post” to help you navigate through the site. And I decided to name it that way because it’s an even number and perhaps, easy to remember, if you want to refer to it again and again.

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