Category Archives: Outings


Yesterday I attended a lively breakfast meeting comprised of 12 beautiful ladies. While thoroughly engaged, I yet found myself multi-tasking: from my strategic position in one corner of the restaurant (chronic cough), I stealthily observed several pancake-eaters in the opposite … Continue reading

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What’s It All About?

  Flying for the first time in 35 years, arriving home from a Caribbean cruise on Christmas Eve morning, is surreal.  (In a good way.) St. Thomas, Antigua, British Virgin Islands, and the Bahamas, plus everything a cruise ship brings—all … Continue reading

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Off the Grid

  wOOt!  Vacation starts today!   Sun, Snoozing, and Snacks!   But I’m especially looking forward to lots of time with seven amazing people.  Each one is quite unique, so there should never be a dull moment.  (And I don’t count R & R … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again

Oh, brother.  I haven’t bothered with diet or fitness since January.  (I looked it up.)  Yup, it’s time to get back in the saddle. (Poor horsie!) We just got news that some friends are taking us on a vacation this … Continue reading

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Love, American Style

Rick forgot his wedding anniversary. His wife told him “Tomorrow morning, I expect to find a gift in the driveway that goes from 0 to 200 in less than 6 seconds, AND IT BETTER BE THERE!”  The next morning there … Continue reading

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Travel Planner FAIL

This isn’t the first time this has happened. Word to the wise: When your calendar includes an excursion, employ a trip planner that actually gets out of the house more than twice a year. I don’t like caravans.  Drivers are … Continue reading

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Keep Your Nose Clean

It’s ridiculous, the number of things we’re supposed to remember every day: make bed, start coffee, floss teeth, sort wash, feed cat.  And don’t forget to recycle. Busy-ness might not be the Curse, but sometimes I think it’s a byproduct.  … Continue reading

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