There is a time in your life when you meet someone special, someone who has that unique spark or that “it” factor. You have no idea why you’re drawn to that someone especially a newly minted Zumba instructor whose English at the time was just as proficient as my grade school Spanish. Her English, by … Continue reading
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Grandchildren…… Our Most Precious Gift
Becoming a grandmother is indescribable. It’s a gift like no other. From the moment you lay eyes on your precious grandchild, you are absolutely smitten. The love you feel for your own child was the first time you truly understood how love for another human being knows no bounds. A mother’s love is so deep, … Continue reading
Hello World, It’s Me, Greyson!
It’s 6 am and I’m sitting on the tarmac at Newark Airport, a little annoyed by the delay. Waking up at 4 am, rushing around like my house was on fire, racing to the airport, missing the exit, silently screaming at the thought that I might miss my plane, only to hurry up and wait. … Continue reading
The Best Airline Stopover Programs – Condé Nast Traveler
Instead of spending all day in an airport waiting for your connecting flight, take advantage of these airlines’ stopover programs, which let you explore another city on the way to your destination. — Read on http://www.cntraveler.com/gallery/how-to-visit-an-extra-city-on-your-next-vacation
Making Dreams Come True: One Baby Boomer’s Farewell to Yesterday
The buyer’s bank appraiser just left. As I watched him sit in his car, jotting down notes from his inspection of my house, the reality of what lie ahead finally jolted me like a thunderbolt unceremoniously catapulting into its target. We are really moving. Years of dreaming, hoping, wishing, and praying for that move to … Continue reading
The End of An Era
When you are a mere 20 something, the thought of retirement feels as real as the plausibility of humans rocketing to the moon. You know somewhere in the recesses of your mind that space travel may be a remote possibility in your lifetime but the actual “happening” feels as implausible as……., I guess, taking a … Continue reading
What’s A Legal Pickleball Serve? An Important Video for New and Seasoned Pickleballers Alike
Pickleball??? What the Heck is Pickleball?
I’ve never considered myself an athlete. Growing up in the 50’s and 60’s most cool girls did not “do” sports. It would never have dawned on me to ask my father, who was an avid golfer, if he would teach me how to play and I’m just as sure it never occurred to him either. … Continue reading
The BI Girls Together Again!
As my plane circled JFK airport, my feel good endorphins could not be contained. This feeling evoked by spending 6 days with women I’ve known for over 48 years was beyond words. Describing them as friends is an understatement. The word friend, although in certain respects is an apt description, falls increasingly short in describing … Continue reading
Another Long Island Staycation: Oheka Castle
My friends and family will tell you that I am an avid Groupon user. Groupon opens up a world of opportunities, restaurants, products and adventures at a significantly discounted price; many of which, in the course of my normal life, I would never take advantage of. I’m a big proponent of staycations, which are mini retreats that involve minimal … Continue reading