Trip Number One (of Twelve): Balmaha, Scotland
Trip Number One (of Twelve) Balmaha Scotland

Trip Number One of Twelve: Balmaha, Scotland We are now into the fourth week of January 2019, and it is my intention to take a trip every month this year. My self-imposed rules are that it could be a night away in a B&B, a hotel or at friends, a weekend break, or even a…Read moreRead more

4 Weeks Ago Today – My New Life Began
A Ralph and Thea Santa Cruz selfie - December 2018

4 Weeks Ago Today – My New Life Began It was 4 weeks ago today that my new life began. I am sure that, soon enough, I’ll stop marking the days and weeks since my father’s transition, but like any loss, it’s a process. I already blogged about this here on my blog, earlier this…Read moreRead more

My Dad Moved On – My New Life Begins
My dad moved on and my new life begins

So it’s exactly three weeks to the day that my father went away. His transition was swift, somewhat unexpected (at least in that moment) and from what I could see, was fairly painless.That said, he never complained about pain so, honestly, who knows how much pain he was experiencing? I’m already in the process of…Read moreRead more

Thea’s T-Shirts: A Design a Day on Red Bubble & Merch Too
Click the pic to buy a Ralph Says Things T-shirt on Amazon

T-Shirts: My Design a Day on RedBubble & Amazon Too Just a really quick update about the world of Thea’s t-shirts. In particular how I am doing a “Design a Day” on Red Bubble & Merch By Amazon Tees too. So this whole t-shirt thing started last summer – when I stumbled across a video…Read moreRead more

Saturday Spotlight # 1 – More-2-Explore
Saturday Spotlight - # 1 - More-2-Explore.com's Lucy Bostock

Saturday Spotlight # 1 – More-2-Explore Welcome to my first ever Saturday Spotlight # 1 on More-2-Explore. More-2-Explore is a company founded by Lucy Bostock. According to this article here, Lucy came up with the idea after getting separated from her child at Legoland. The More-2-Explore Adventure Belt is an “alternative to traditional toddler reins, children’s…Read moreRead more