Short Notes – 10.29.13

Tuesday 10; Lesley Carter from

Hurricane Sandy, one year later as reported by FOX News


Life’s Playlist Ode to Joy from Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

USA Today reports on NSA Spying programs…. you know this isn’t going to end well!

The Jonas Brothers split… leaving tween girls in tears around the globe.

What’s up with all the giraffes?  CNN  breaks it down and SPOILS the riddle.

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Village Country Club, West Palm Beach

Tuesday 10 – Lesley Carter, Bucket List Publications


There are a lot of bloggers out there.  There are a lot of really good bloggers out there….. one of my favorites is Lesley Carter, author of Bucket List Publications.

When I first started paying attention to blogs, one of the first that captured my attention was Bucket List, I am still inspired by the blog every time I see a new post.

I am so in awe of Lesley for finding a way to make her dreams come true and get paid for it, I think that is one of the most valuable things one can find in life and I respect her for making that happen for herself.

Lesley’s blog continuously makes me want to add to my own Bucket List and expands my dreams for life.  I encourage you to check out the site and let the passions of a dreamer capture you as well.

Thank you Lesley for taking part in the Tuesday 10 and thank you for the continued inspiration!

Tuesday 10 – Lesley Carter


1)Excluding family members, who inspires you? Other bucket list seekers and travel bloggers are a huge inspiration. Steven Conklin of The Extreme Bucket List is inspiring and Matthew Karsten of Expert Vagabond is a great inspiration as well.
2)What is your guilty pleasure? McDonald’s! I’m a closet McDonald’s lover and I’d eat it 7 days a week if it wouldn’t kill me.
3)If you were to write a book, who is one person you would want to list in the acknowledgements and what would you say? My husband. Thank you for the encouragement, direction, and support. You’re my dream world. We can achieve anything together… and we are.
4)What is your favorite sandwich? Turkey with leftovers from Thanksgiving.
5)What is the best professional advice you ever received? Do what makes you happy not what makes you money.
6)As a child, what was your favorite bedtime story? Anything that my mother made up.
7)Who is the first Presidential candidate you ever voted for? I’m a Canadian 😉
8)What is the one career achievement you are most proud of? Attending my first press trip to Fiji. That’s when I realized I could actually make a career out of blogging.
9)If you could spend the day with any fictional character, who would you choose and why? Tony Stark – Ironman. He’s a hot genius with exceptional abilities. Imagine what you could learn in one day with him.
10)What is the best meal you ever ate? Pizza from The Wheel in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. Nothing compares! (I’m a cheap date.)!/LesleyMCarter

Life’s Playlist…. Ode to Joy from Beethoven’s 9th


Life’s Playlist…. Ode to Joy from Beethoven‘s 9th