Christmas Eve Moon Over Mendoza – Nochebuena and Giving Back to Those in Need

Christmas Eve Moon Over Mendoza – Nochebuena and Giving Back to Those in Need It is the day before Christmas and I am sitting in a rented apartment overlooking Independence Plaza in Mendoza, Argentina. I am alone on this Christmas Eve without my family for the first time in my life. When I booked my […]

A Gift of Love and Music – Mi Cumpleaños in Lima Peru

Many months ago when I was planning for my trip to volunteer in Peru, I noticed that my birthday happened to fall within the pre-determined dates of the volunteer assignment.  For a moment I felt a little funny about being away from my two sons and friends on my Birthday. I had been away traveling […]

Welcome to Exploring with Bruce – The “About Me” backstory

Hi I’m Bruce.  I am a Father, a music lover, a cancer survivor, a former corporate employee, a creative soul, a humanitarian that enjoys giving back and I really love to explore. I lived in Southern California most of my life, but things are changing now.  After a series of major life-altering events, I looked […]

A New Way of Holding Things Close

The aim of this ExploringWithBruce.com blog and its supporting social media spaces is to be a forward-looking and experience-sharing space.  But over the last few weeks during my efforts to downsize and prepare to live a more minimalist lifestyle, I decided to scan thousands of old photographs.  I admit, holding a hard physical copy of […]