Lime-Drop Martini

It's a dark and cool Saturday evening in San Diego. This one calls for a good stiff drink... Something like a tart lime-drop martini,... with a sugar-rimmed glass for balance... and lime zest for garnish. Pucker Up! #mixeddrinks #saturdaynight

The Happiest People in the World…

The happiest people in the world today are also the most heavily taxed people in the world. Let. That. Sink. In. Of what country are these people residents? Take a guess in the comments below... before you Google it! 😛

“You make a living by what you earn; you make a life by what you give.” – Winston Churchill

#philanthropy #service

Financial Independence Is Plan B – DiverseFI

From Doc G at DiverseFI... FI is just a tool, not the end goal. Putting a meaningful life and happiness first should be our focus! -- Lane Beck, 8 May 2018, San Diego CA Financial independence should be Plan B. — Read on

“Ideas don’t get smaller when they’re shared, they get bigger.” – Seth Godin

#quotes #inspiration

Exploring Sozopol, Bulgaria – Stories from Europe

A leisurely day trip from Burgas, Bulgaria on the Black Sea coast, Pooja visits Sozopol on a short cool Spring getaway. -- Lane Beck, 6 May 2018, San Diego CA During the recent Easter break in March, we went to the coastal side of Bulgaria to utilize the three day holiday. While our base was …

“Many of life’s failures are experienced by people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

#quotes #success #failure #inspiration

Vegan Portugal, where to eat (guide) • Cook the Beans

If you are a vegan, vegetarian or just a conscious eater and live in or plan to visit Portugal, then perk your ears... this is for you! Ana from Cook The Beans has just published this short guide on where to eat vegan in Portugal. Also, follow her blog for excellent and authentic vegan recipes. …

Dive Bars of the Mediterranean – Enjoy Living Abroad

Karen McCann is a talented published author of several fantastic books including 'Dancing in the Fountain'. She possesses a wild sense of adventure and a 'never say no' attitude. Her latest blog post explores... dive bars on Southern Europe?? -- Lane Beck, 3 May 2018, San Diego CA My Blog: Travel tales & tips for …

Garlic Veggie Ramen

Tried this recipe tonight. Delish! It takes a bit of work just because there are a lot of ingredients. We usually prefer simple recipes, but the sauce makes this dish... and it is soooo worth it. Especially, on a cool, crisp day. It struggled to reach 60F today in San Diego. This dish warmed our bellies. …