National Braille Literacy Month! In honor of Louis Braille, the father of the Braille code, January has been designated as National Braille Literary Awareness Month. This January you can make a difference for blind and visually impaired children and adults by giving back or volunteering. Non-profits such as The Braille Institute San Diego rely on the support of contributors to make a difference in the lives of blind and visually impaired people. www.brailleinstitute.org


Happy New Year! To New Beginnings and New Resolutions for 2014. With the start of a New Year, set new personal goals and undertake them one by one. If finding more ways to give back or a healthier you are among your goals, blaze trails and power walk your way by making life go your way. Have your best and happiest new year!

Set Sail! The annual migration of the gray whales brings the unique opportunity to glimpse one of nature’s greatest occurrences on the San Diego coastline. Whale watch from a variety of events by the bay and get ready to have awe-inspiring moments. Make sure to keep your eyes open and witness as over 20,000 whales make the longest migration of any mammal through our backyard. www.whaledays.com

Dress Up Your Pet Day! On January 14 celebrate with your pets and have fun while doing so. With so many adorable outfits available, make sure your pet struts their stuff in style. Remember to share your pictures by e-mailing them to a pet’s life magazine info@apetslifemag.comwww.apetslifemagazine.com