We celebrated my parents 50th wedding anniversary and my father’s 80th birthday with a family trip to Cancun, Mexico. The Beloved Hotel was all-inclusive, luxurious, serene and a perfect host to our family of twenty one.

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Life is day by day, moment by moment, second by second. We all have a life, composed of different places, different tastes and different sounds. The art of living is to recognize life as it is happening. It only passes us by if we let it.

Savor. Soak it in. Let the moments happen to you and give yourself the time to just live in it, feel it in your bones and have it written to your permanent memory, not the fleeting one that is tracking grocery lists but the indelible one deep down where your embarrassing childhood memories are lodged.

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