7 Awesome Hawaiian Words To Live By

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Reading Time: 5 minutes With black-sand beaches, active volcanoes, and the right ingredients for a double rainbow, it’s no question that the four main islands of Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and “The Big Island” in the Hawaiian archipelago possess an other-worldly majesty. This week, I’m writing to you from the enchanting island of Hawaii, otherwise known as “The Big Island.” […]

The Quintessential “Stargazing In Joshua Tree” Checklist

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Reading Time: 5 minutes “‘Cause in a sky full of stars, I think I saw you.” — Coldplay. Joshua Tree National Park is located at the intersection of the Mojave and Colorado deserts. It’s a place flanked by copper dunes and granite monoliths. A wonderland stubbled with cacti, milkweed, and the Yucca brevifolia, otherwise known as the Joshua tree. At […]

Free Sleep Story: Zening Out On Paradise Island

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Reading Time: 4 minutes “Off the northwestern coast of the Dominican Republic, surrounded by the serene, turquoise waters of Bahía Isabela, is an island whose chalk-white sands and dazzling coral reef beckon adventurous seafarers and tourists alike.” So begins my sleep story, “Paradise Island,” available now when you subscribe to the QWERTYdelight Weekly Newsletter! My lush, Caribbean country shares the […]

Where To Go On Your Honeymoon

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Reading Time: 4 minutes At a dinner party recently, a friend asked my husband and me where we honeymooned. “Oh, you know, the Amalfi Coast,” I said inspecting my cuticles and shrugging nonchalantly. “No biggie.”  “We haven’t been on our honeymoon yet,” Hubbie said, giving me the side-eye (as he often did.) I took a nervous gulp from my […]