Thank you Volkswagen! I love you!

It has been over a week since my last post.  I usually average 2-3 a week, but I don’t often have weeks like this one.  It’s been a complete roller coaster ride. This time of year I work with a friend, who’s an interior designer, decorating homes for the holidays.  We spent Monday and Tuesday at one of his client’s setting up and decorating 5 Christmas tree’s.  It’s a beautiful home and I always enjoy the process and especially the end result. This is my favorite to do. the Party Tree! decorated with martini glasses and shaker’s, etc. not to
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Life and Facebook

After 9 months of blogging I think I’ve found my niche.  Is that like giving birth?  Seems like it.  Anyway… in the blog universe you are supposed to fit into a niche and I haven’t been able to figure out what the heck mine is, until now.  My niche is Life! Not in the sense of telling anyone how to live theirs.  That would be ridiculous coming from me.  More in the sense of hoping you, my wonderful readers, will have an occasional ‘aha’ moment after I tell you about my mistakes.  Lord knows I could blog for years about
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Mourning the loss of Professional in Sports

One of the things that always made the transition from summer to fall easier for me was football.  I always enjoyed watching football, especially at the end of the summer season when we can watch it on the porch at the shore.  It’s a time of one pleasure ending and another beginning that makes it work.  Knowing that when it’s cold outside and we’ve closed the beach house there will be Sundays with pots of chili, get- together’s with friends and football to look forward to.  I miss it. I didn’t grow up a football fan.  I was a die
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Got Art?

I love all things creative.  God has given me many gifts and I am so grateful for that, but sometimes I just want to do all of them at the same time.  Impractical?  Yes. Since I started this blog I’ve concentrated primarily on writing.  I’ve taken a few photographs, (thanks to Mother Nature there were some pretty awe inspiring opportunities this summer), but I haven’t touched a paint brush or pastel in ages.   Now I’m feeling the need to create. A few years ago I received a gift from friends who’d been to Paris.  Fragrance? no.  Wine?  no.  Something much
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Potty Talk… deux

I’m re-running a post from earlier this year because I had an experience recently that reminded me of it.  We clearly need to be reminded. Years ago, when our first son was a baby, we went to the Bronx Zoo. It was a hot August day in NY. This was before zoo animals had ‘habitats’. Back then they just had a little outside space and long narrow inside cages. We have come a long way, thankfully! Anyway… it was feeding time for the tigers and everyone was gathering inside the cage area to watch. They had opened the spaces between
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Aging Gracefully

This will be a short post today.  I want to give a shout out to VirtuaWoman.org for graciously asking me to do a guest post on their site.   They asked me to write about aging gracefully.  Don’t laugh… I can be graceful! Dave and I someday… but not yet. Please check it out and while you’re there, take a look around.  They offer some important services for women, particularly related to women’s health.   I know it’s a pain to have to register, but take a moment and do it.  You’ll thank me for it. I met them, (well not all
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