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Welcome to Scotland; the Best Small Country in The World
Before I knew it I was knee deep packing for Scotland. Every website, travel YouTube video, and weather app, predicted wide variances in temperature, precipitation, and sunshine. As I am a diehard flip flop, short wearing sun worshiper, cloudy skies, the thought of damp, rainy, sun depleted weather left me under enthused. I … Continue reading
Scotland, Here I Come!
This post is a reprint from New York Golfing Magazine, Long Island/Metro, NY Summer 2017 Edition Four years ago, my friend Bill retired after a long and illustrious career. Although Bill was the first retiree of our group, the rest of us, all knocking on the door of retirement, pledged to make plans for … Continue reading
The RV and Me: My Journey to Acceptance
My husband has always envisioned himself as an outdoorsman. His dream vacation consists of a trek to the mountains, encompassing New York State land, hiking trails, a river or a stream, and a starlit night. A tent, a lean-to or better yet an RV would be his ideal accommodation. Many moons ago, before we were … Continue reading
Italy is not for the faint of heart or slight of foot. Being of a certain age, I could not help but notice the potential pitfalls as we explored the wonders of Rome. Roma, as it is commonly known, is awe inspiring. During the sweltering near record perspiration dripping July heat, the throngs of tourists intermingling with … Continue reading
The Coffee Smells Good Too
Tunnel vision is often contagious as the hustle and bustle of life provides plenty of excuses for keeping our noses to the grindstone instead of taking the time to stop and smell the coffee. Well…….I’ve decided to do just that, stop, take a breath and become more engaged in life. My first stop was to … Continue reading
Stop and Smell the Roses!
Being a native New Yorker, there are so many things you take for granted. The hustle and bustle of life creates a myopic existence as we race from home to work or to whatever our jammed packed schedules have on the horizon. Even my friends who are lucky enough to have retired, often exclaim, how … Continue reading