I got incredibly sad news that a childhood girlfriend passed away recently. We were both 15 when we met at a Latvian summer camp and lived in the same cabin for two summers in a row. She was bubbly and … Continue reading Good-Bye Friend.
When this pandemic is over it will be the “sunshiniest” of days and I will be blasting Johnny Nash’s song over the speaker in my backyard and I will be dancing up a storm with family and friends. Together again! … Continue reading “I Can See Clearly Now, The Rain Is Gone…”
I arrive fatigued from a lengthy day of plane travel and head straight to the pool deck at our resort located on Waikiki Beach. With each step I take closer to my destination of a magnificent chunky teak chaise lounge … Continue reading Ambiance is Everything Dahlink…
I was walking our dog, Whiskey, early this morning when I witnessed a ridiculous sight. A guy riding a bike on the sidewalk, holding a stuffed hefty bag of items the size of Santa’s toy sack, tried to avoid on-coming … Continue reading Oopsy-Daisy
Music to my ears! I just got a text: “ FYI we made it to the hotel safe and sound”. You see my sons are on a long road trip from California to Denver, a 1300 mile journey with so … Continue reading Brothers on a Road Trip
Who has a loved one that is super stubborn? Or perhaps I should say “very determined” to soften this characterization… But as I want to keep my blog musings “real”, I have to say for the record that there are … Continue reading The Waves Are Calling And I Must Go.
I am doing dishes, thinking to myself that I have waited too long to come up with a meaningful gift for my sister-in-law, Mara’s, 60th birthday. Sixty is after all a big deal. Especially when you have reached that age … Continue reading The Elusive Perfect Gift
Here is my latest blog. Hope you like it!! Continue reading ZOOM. ZOOM. ZOOM!
Last week I realized–It’s almost here! Thanksgiving! Seven days until lift-off. Yikes… Time to get off my procrastinating “arse” (Did you know I went to Scotland this summer?) and prepare for a fantastical, memory-making holiday meal. After all, I am … Continue reading Five Fat Turkeys Are We. We Slept All Night in a Tree. When the Cook Came Around. We Couldn’t Be Found. That’s Why We’re Here, You See!
Since August of last year, it has been just my hubby, dog and me at home now that both sons are away at college. Eight months have gone by and I really have come quite far in making empty-nesting a … Continue reading Mindset – From Drab to Fab!