Giving Thanks for My Doctors

Hi Guys! Time for another “Giving Thanks” post and immediately my mind went to my doctors. Boy am I thankful for my amazing doctors. I have been out of hospital for 2 weeks and even though I am far from healed and back to how I was feeling beforehand, I am sure grateful for my […]

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Princess Eugenie Proudly Shows Off Her Scar

Congratulations to Princess Eugenie and her husband Mr. Jack Brooksbank who were wed this morning in Windsor. I know most everyone is going to be blogging about the wedding but as an advocate for those with chronic illnesses such as I have, I have to stand and applaud Princess Eugenie’s decision to wear a dress […]

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3 Great Quotes about Adoption

The Joyous Living: 3 Great Quotes about Adoption

On 24 July 1984, I arrived in Los Angeles by way of Seoul, South Korea, and Seattle, Washington to meet my adopted forever family. On 4 February 2017, I brought my baby boy, Captain Hastings Alyosha, home from Life Animal Rescue and understood just a wee bit of the joy and wholeness that comes to […]

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Cavalia: My Surprise is Here!!

I promised you all a surprise and am beyond jazzed to finally share it with y’all today… Today invited guests (including YOURS TRULY) were able to go behind the scenes and check out the set and stars of Cavalia: Odysseo in Camarillo, California, ahead of the 11/11/17 opening show. Check out my YouTube video highlighting […]

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Santa is Coming!!!!

Santa HQ 2016 (c) the Joyous Living Yep, it’s that time of year. Santa is heading down from the North Pole to say hi to all the good little children in the Conejo Valley and he’s even taking time to see the good dogs and cats too! Remember how much fun my friend A and […]

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