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Captain America: Civil War Review

I luckily got to see this movie last night. Yes, go see it! It’s a great movie and shouldn’t be missed. The action starts right at the get-go and continues throughout the whole show. Don’t be fooled by the title and the team picking (#teamCap or #teamIronMan) this movie is not simply a Captain America […] Read more…

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St. Thomas & St. Maarten

Here are some more recent cruise photos to share with you!!! After our first stop in Nassau, our Princess Cruise ship stopped in St. Thomas and St. Maarten. This was in February, a perfect time of year to go to the Caribbean! This was Pops & my 5th cruise with Princess Cruise Lines and it […] Read more…

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Nassau

Here’s a little Wordless Wednesday post of photos from our recent cruise ship stop in Nassau in the Bahamas. The sky this day was full of mystery making for some dramatic pics! More cruise ship photos and fun posts are coming!!! Read more…

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Disney’s The Jungle Book – MOVIE REVIEW

UPDATED: Wednesday April 13th to include my movie review at the bottom of this post after the movie description. Okay, be honest, when you saw the original “Jungle Book” cartoon, you kinda wished you were Mowgli living with the animals in the jungle, right ? Or was that just me? Well, maybe not Mowgli sitting […] Read more…

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Wordless Wednesday

Well, almost wordless. Here are a few pics of life around here this past week. Of course, they focus on my favorite things – Grandsons, Bubba and Food!! Read more…

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My Morning Ritual of Meditation

Recently, Martha Stewart re-posted a link from Pop Sugar Moms on Facebook about Good Morning Habits. I found it very interesting that some items seemed focused on “active” morning people and some on calm and “languid” morning people. I shared that my mornings begin calmly and my ritual includes these steps: meditate “sit” and enjoy a […] Read more…

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Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass

In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Directed by James Bobin, who brings his own unique vision to the spectacular world Tim Burton created on screen in […] Read more…

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EPCOT

Happy time change day!! Hope getting up today hasn’t been too rough on anyone. A little bit tougher here as it’s (finally) raining and the sound of the drops hitting our rooftop always make me calmer and a bit drowsy. Not complaining though as I love that we’re finally getting a much needed soaking and hope it continues […] Read more…

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A Visit from Hedwig?

(this post is written by Pops) On Friday night, Lita and I were having a quiet evening at home when, unexpectedly, an owl (which, for sure, had a prior life as a kamikaze pilot) came down our chimney, through the fire, over our fireplace screen and began flying around our living room. From experience, I […] Read more…

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Happy New Year!!

WOW 2016 is here!!! It seems like forever since I’ve gotten on this blog – sorry about that! I hope all of you are following along on Facebook, Instagram and now Snapchat (litasworldjen) as I definitely post there much more often. There’s just never enough time!! Ugh…okay, New Year’s Resolution #1 – stop saying “I don’t […] Read more…

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Halloween Prep in Los Gatos

Our town is getting their “HALLOWEEN” on!! I’m so excited…it’s so much fun here and I’m so thrilled to live in an town that gets into the fun of it! Here are some photos I’ve been snapping on our morning walks!! And now for the cutest pic: HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERYONE!!!!!   Read more…

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Good Morning from SF

Just returning from a quick 3-day cruise from Vancouver back to San Francisco and this is my view as I wait to disembark. Not sure I’m ready to return to work tomorrow, but so happy to have enjoyed this fun little getaway!! Happy Tuesday! Read more…

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Evening Stroll in Vancouver

It was a glorious evening here in Vancouver last night. They say the weather will change in the next few days, so our timing couldn’t have been better! Here are a few shots around Canada Place and the waterfront.      Of course, we needed a little “sustenance” in our evening.    We’ll be strolling […] Read more…

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Vegan Vancouver

Just another quick phone post during our way-too-brief stay here in Vancouver before our cruise. I love this city for so many reasons – one being the amazing variety of food. On all our trips here, we’ve never eaten at the same place twice and always had delicious food!! Tonight, as we were just roaming […] Read more…

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End of Summer Fun

Pops and I were lucky enough to have a few days with the monkeys over Labor Day weekend. Here at some shots of the fun we had visiting Tiburon, Angel Island and Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (Posting from my phone – trying to get used to it since I always have it with me!!) We […] Read more…

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Malibu Day 1 – 2015

We took the monkeys on a road trip for a few days of fun in Malibu in Southern California!!  Of course, all road trips have their tasty snack-attack stops as seen above! We arrive at Paradise Cove to stay with our great friend Sam who is house-sitting our friend Gary’s house – and OH what […] Read more…

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Train to Sacramento

Even though I haven’t finished posting about our Utah trip (some things came up), I’m leaping ahead to share our train trip adventure from this past week. To kick off summer with the monkeys, Pops and I decided to take the Capitol Corridor Amtrak train from San Jose to Sacramento to visit the train museum […] Read more…

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Staying in the Valley of the Gods

After our Petroglyph hike and our visit to Goosenecks, we had some time to relax at The Valley of the Gods B&B, so I took a moment to snap a few photos of the glorious afternoon. The lighting and the colors are just so intense and magnificent. Since our friends Kimberly and Eddied camped in the […] Read more…

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Goosenecks State Park

As if seeing those amazing petroglyphs on our hike earlier in the day weren’t enough, we then make a pit stop at Goosenecks State Park. Now, I’ve definitely seen photos of this area before, but I truly didn’t even know where they were taken AND that we were so close to this area too. What […] Read more…

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Valley of the Gods – Petroglyphs

Day 4 of our vacation brings us FABULOUS weather. The sun is shining, the views from the B&B are spectacular, we’re rested and ready to get out there and hike. Our friends, Kimberly and Eddie are interested in hiking to look for petroglyphs and, as luck would have it, Gary, one of the B&B owners […] Read more…

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the Moki Dugway

After leaving Natural Bridges State Park, we continued our journey to our B&B in The Valley of the Gods with the final leg of the journey being a ride down the Moki Dugway. The Moki Dugway is a 3 mile, nicely graded dirt road, with a lot of switchbacks, descending at about an 11% grade […] Read more…

Natural Bridges State Park

Natural Bridges State Park

As if this trip hasn’t been already way more fabulous than I could imagine, we continue along with Day 3. We leave beautiful Moab and drive South in a caravan with our friends Eddie & Kimberly. The weather is still a bit nutty (which I personally love) and we’ve driven through a bit of sunshine and […] Read more…

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Dead Horse Point State Park

We continue on Day 2 of our trip where we head to Dead Horse Point State Park after visiting Arches National Park. Dead Horse Point is located outside of Moab at an elevation of about 6,000 feet….and more importantly, the views along this high plateau, 2,000 feet above the Colorado River, are just amazing! I’m […] Read more…

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