Archive for April 2014

Martini Madness and the Marine Mammal Refugees

blog by Robyn Wyman-dill

Ten years ago, the 2004 Tsunami pummeled the shorelines of 14 countries, killing over 230,000 people.  On another side of the globe, I was strolling the sands of Aliso Creek Beach at the coastline of Laguna Beach, California. These thoughts occurred to me while I was visiting the Pacific Marine Mammal Center.  A rescue sea lion and seal facility.

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Pioneertown, Joshua Tree & Mineral Water

A Dip in a Desert Oasis

blog by Robyn Wyman-dill

Since our blog began we’ve explored the benefits of bottled at the source, Mountain Valley Mineral Spring Water http://rjwdcreative.com/blog/2013/08/11/mount-olympus-delicious-mountain-valley-spring-water/ and the masterful coupling of thirst-quenching San Pellegrino Mineral Water with the intense taste of rich blood orange juice http://rjwdcreative.com/blog/2014/03/27/o-is-for-orange-drink/.  We took you on a road trip, stopping for a dip in stressbuster waters. http://rjwdcreative.com/blog/2013/03/21/stress-buster/.     

Thanks to the powerful energy of a positive vortex, we decided to return for a dip in those very pools of stressbuster water…aka mineral water – at the source in Desert Hot Springs, California.

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You Should Be Dancing

blog by Robyn Wyman-dill

Express yourselves. Shuffle to the left. Slide to the right. Shake, shake, shake.  Yield. Push. Tilt.  Shake, shake, shake. Shall we arabesque?  Under curve.  Shake, shake, shake.

It’s a dance renaissance.  Made possible by the genius of Reality TV.  With shows like Dancing With the Stars(see our post  http://rjwdcreative.com/blog/2012/11/16/a-slice-of-ballroom-dancing-with-the-stars/) and So You Think You Can Dance. Followed by spinoffs like –  Abby’s Ultimate Dance Competition and Dance Moms. Dance has tapped into an international TV audience.  Who have roots in popular culture. An audience suddenly eager for artistry and the avant-garde in classical, modern and ballroom dance.

Now hear this.  Year after year, world-class dance companies come to the southern California shores and perform their programs with charisma.

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Volunteer Vacations

Fun Ways to Save the Universe

 

We are making the turn into April.  This week began with April showers and lots of flower power and April Fool’s Day.   It’s the time of year when light rays from a gentler sun break through the clouds. Illuminating color.  Which signals the pollinators of life – the birds and the bees – to get busy sounding Earth’s wake-up call.  And love is in the air. Which you can download on iTunes and follow on Facebook, Instagram, and Tweeter. Which puts me right in the mood…

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