Author Archives: Janai "Grandma Boom" Mestrovich

Janai Mestrovich

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THE GREATEST SHOWMAN…..IS THE GREATEST SHOW!

Writing movie reviews is not my forte. Having an experience that is breathtaking, uplifting and soul stirring and then writing about it IS my forte. In my journey of Awesome Aging, I look for what is really functional, and moves me to a space that not only uplifts but carries me into another dimension of [...]

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Love in the Classroom…..

Love in the classroom. He kept pointing to his chest. The 5 yr. old was in a class I was teaching about connecting with others eye to eye and heart to heart when saying ‘thank you.’ Every so often he would say, “I feel something HERE” as he pointed to chest. Other children joined in, [...]

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Xmas Fairy Report on Homeless Shelter Packages Delivered

Xmas Fairy Delivery to Homeless Shelter last night….left me with a heart sensation of expansion that is very deep. The homeless rate grows exponentially now. More people crowded into the temporary shelter than in past years. Everyone was so sweet and appreciative of the gifts from the Xmas Fairy and Elves. My son assisted me [...]

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Young Elves Selflessly Save the Day with Older Elves for Xmas Fairy Homeless Project

Cross-generational elfing is where it’s at! Four young elves saved the day, assisting older elves. Different ages joining together to spend an afternoon being selfless to help homeless have a caring feeling at Christmas. The homeless will be receiving packages prepared especially for them hand delivered by the Xmas Fairy which I am totally honored [...]

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TEN REALTY Tithes Monthly to Local Charities…Grateful The Conscious Living Foundation is the November Recipient

At the Ashland Chamber of Commerce weekly Greeters meeting today, Sophia Siobhan Wolohan Bogel of TEN REALTY presented The Conscious Living Foundation, non profit, tax exempt 501(c)3 a check for $1,600. She and her husband, Adam, named TEN REALTY for the purpose of tithing 10% to a monthly charity in the community. It is their [...]

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Ecstatic Experiences in Ixtapa, Mexico: Airborne Riding on Dolphins

Just returned from Ixtapa, Mexico, where I was privileged to play with dolphins. Holding my back in arched position in the water, legs straight behind me, toes down, arms straight out, two dolphins connected to my feet with their front snout areas. They propelled me straight up in standing position above the water and swam [...]

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Festival of Lights Proves Ashland is an Awesome Aging Town

The Festival of Lights Parade has so many high points, creates so much happiness and spreads an ocean of joy to kick off the holiday season in style. Parade participants decked themselves all out this year in the flavor of greeting the Christmas season with open arms. One of the very high points, of course, [...]

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Xmas Fairy Homeless Project….It’s That Time of Year

(Pictures taken with permission) When I was a little girl I wanted to be Santa Claus. Being a girl and not a boy, I knew there wasn’t a chance for that to happen. As I grew older and became a mom, I realized there could be a new archetype created….The Christmas Fairy! I had no [...]

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Laughing that My Son Showed up in UK Gossip Publication for Showbiz…..What next!

Had to laugh! My son and ‘bestie’ Delta Goodrem had fun in L.A. at a mall last weekend. She’s the famous award winning Australian singer with the angelic voice. She’s now located in L.A. Truly, never thought my son would be in one of those gossip publications! Life is getting pretty entertaining, making Aging more [...]

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Had a Slice of Heaven at Hyatt Lake Cabins….and So Can You!

It all started at Ashland Chamber of Commerce Greeters one Friday morning. My business card was drawn and I became the recipient of winning a two night stay at Hyatt Lake Cabins. Little did I know it was going to be a perfect getaway…..so close to Ashland, yet another world where worries and stress dissipated [...]

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