I couldn’t believe that text….. it must be a mistake. It seemed like I had just left a condolence message on her voicemail hoping we would connect, but knowing all too well how her heart was breaking by the loss of her dear sister, I would just give her time. Terry and I were work … Continue reading
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Pickleball Camp, Here We Come!
For those of you who follow my Facebook page, you know by now that I, and a few of my Pickleball friends, attended Pickleball Camp, in New Durham, New Hampshire. The five hour drive, sleeping in a kids’, low frills, one room cabin, and the very idea of unfettered “bugs” did not deter us. In … Continue reading
“A Doo Wop Wop Wop, A Doo Wop Wop” Doo Wop’s Here to Stay!
Recently, my friends, husbands and I were transformed back to a time and place familiar and comfortable to most Baby Boomers. We sat transfixed and deep in thought as we swayed to the rhythm of the music of a bygone era. The Doo Wop Concert at the Tilles Center of Performing Arts was packed. The … Continue reading
Death By Chocolate!
What better way to cap off two hours of intense Pickleball playing than to saddle up to the local diner for delicious mouth watering ice-cream; throw in a side of crispy French Fries and all is right with the world. Between playing Pickleball and inhaling the ice-cream desserts the endorphin rush was amazing. But today’s … Continue reading
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
RVing The Next Chapter!
Who new National and State Parks are often bereft of full hook-ups? For people, like me, who are not in the know, “dry” camping means the lack of a continuous water hook-up. Without this continuous water-hook-up, a subscribed amount of water has to be added to an RVs fresh water tank. Filling up the … Continue reading
It’s Hard to Say Good-Bye
“I feel like an orphan” my sister-in-law tearfully shared with me shortly after the death of her mother. “I know that sounds ridiculous as I am 52 years old, married and with a family of my own. I sympathetically commiserated with her, believing from the depth of my being that I felt her pain. I … Continue reading
Countdown to Christmas
The countdown to Christmas has begun, along with all of the characteristic craziness that is often synonymous with this time of year. Trying to get the “right” present for loved ones and friends without destroying the budget is daunting. The tendency to equate love with how much is spent on gifts is a trap many … Continue reading